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Lake Region State College

by the instructor, posted on its website at

least 30 days prior to the first day of class.

The bookstore also carries school supplies,

health and beauty items, fast food, clothing,

greeting cards, balloons, and novelty items.

Other services the bookstore offers include

graduation regalia, postage stamps, UPS

pick-up and delivery and gift certificates.

The bookstore is open 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Monday through Friday with extended hours

at the start of each semester.

The bookstore accepts R-Bucks, cash,

personal checks, money orders, VISA,

Discover and Master Card. Other charging is

allowed one week prior to the beginning of

each semester with prior notification from

the Business Office or third-party pay or

agency funding.

The Royal Java Coffee Bar serves favorite

coffee and specialty drinks.

The refund policy for return of books is the

same as tuition refund policy deadlines as

set by the institution. Returned merchandise

must be accompanied by the original receipt

and returned in original condition.

Book buyback (books are purchased from

students) occurs late in the fall and spring

semester, Tuesday through Thursday of final

test week from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the

Student Union.

Power Skills Center -

The Power Skills

Center provides opportunities for academic

development, assists students with basic

college requirements and serves to motivate

students toward the successful completion

of their post-secondary education.

Services provided include training in study

skills, individual and small group tutoring,

career exploration, financial literacy and

financial aid support, academic advising and

remediation planning.

Students who are not enrolled in TRiO/

Student Support Services are eligible for

assistance through the Power Skills Center.

TRiO Student Support Services -

TRiO-SSS is a federally-funded TRiO grant

program designed to help eligible students

succeed in earning their college degrees.

Eligible students are those who are low

income (as defined by the Health and

Human Services poverty guidelines), are

first-generation college students (neither

parent has earned a bachelor’s degree),

or have a disability (a physical or mental

impairment that substantially limits

their ability to participate in educational

experiences or opportunities).

The TRiO staff assists students with basic

skills in math, writing and English; provides

tutoring, academic advising, help with

financial aid applications and training in

financial literacy; facilitates the transfer

process; offers instruction in study skills and

cultural enrichment; and provides counseling

in career exploration. TRiO staff assists each

student in developing an Academic Success

Plan, a set of services tailored to meet each

student’s needs each semester. TRiO-SSS

provides a place for students to study in

private or in small groups, to use computers,

or to meet with their program coordinators

and tutors in a peaceful, welcoming

environment.

Test Center

- The Test Center, located

in the ASC, provides testing for CLEP,

GED, COMPASS (college placement),

Peace Officer Training entrance and

psychological testing, Collegiate

Assessment of Academic Proficiency

(CAAP), nursing exams and special

testing for individual college faculty.

The test center is an approved Pearson

VUE Testing Center able to provide

tests for a variety of clients, such as

Microsoft, Adobe, Novell and Cisco.

See the Pearson VUE website for more

information.

Cooperative Education -

Cooperative

Education enables students to integrate their

course work with practical, related work

experience. Cooperative Education credits

Student Information