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Counseling Office -

The Counseling

Office provides a setting in which students

may explore academic, career, technical

and personal concerns in confidence.

Professional assistance is offered in

areas of adjustment to college life, self

esteem, interpersonal relationships, goal

setting, decision making, career selection,

study skills and test anxiety. Referrals

to appropriate community agencies are

arranged when necessary. The Counseling

Office is responsible for directing student

academic advisement on campus and

works directly with transfer students who

are planning to attend four-year colleges

upon graduation. Other services that can

be accessed include American College

Testing (ACT) and College Level Examination

Program (CLEP) information.

Information Technology Services -

Lake Region State College’s Information

Technology Services (ITS) emphasize

student and faculty centeredness.

Convenience and easy access to information

are high priorities. College information is

posted on our website at

www.lrsc.edu

.

Students are provided a computer account

allowing access to technology resources.

Campus email accounts are set up for all

students whitch provides students with the

full Microsoft Office Suite and file storage.

Wireless access is available campus-

wide, including residence halls. There are

three computer classrooms located in the

business wing and one in the academic

wing. These computer classrooms may be

used by students when classes are not in

session. Student computer labs are located

throughout campus. The New Horizons Lab,

located near the library, is available 24 hours

a day, seven days a week.The college also

maintains several laptop computer carts for

student use in the classrooms.

Technology staff is available to provide

network support, user access and technical

stance for students.

ITS supports more than 900 computers

linked via a Campus Area Network (CAN)

and an encrypted wireless data network

based on 802.11 a/b/g/n technology.

Through state-of-the-art fiber optic and

communication technology, computing

facilities are linked to the North Dakota

Higher Education Network.

Library -

The Paul Hoghaug Library, located

near the south parking lot in the main

building, serves as a reference and research

center for students, faculty and residents

of surrounding communities. Its collection

consists of 48,000 books, including more

than 18,000 electronic books (downloadable

through Ebscohost and Overdrive),

audio-visual materials, newspapers and

periodicals. A Native American studies

collection, nursing resources, study room

and referece materials both paper and

electronic support all college curricula. Of

special note is the library’s unique collection

of regional history housed in the Collinson

Room and the college’s archives. The

library is an excellent resource for all types

of research providing numerous full text

databases. The library subscribes to Credo

Reference eLibrary, World Cat, Facts on File,

Global Warrior, Thompson/Gale, Ebsco and

Proquest databases.

All materials can be accessed from the

online catalog system through Online Dakota

Information Network (ODIN). Through

ODIN students can access materials from

LRSC while in class, in their dorm room or

off campus. Through our ODIN interlibrary

loan feature, students may request materials

owned by more than 90 other North Dakota

libraries. Students may access materials

using their student ID number as their login

and last name as their password.

Bookstore -

The bookstore carries all

required textbooks needed for classes

offered at Lake Region State College

on-campus, Grand Forks Air Force Base,

online, LAUNCH!, dual credit and hometown

university. The bookstore has all required

materials for each course, as submitted