Welcome to MiraCosta's Foreign Language Resource Center. Our labs in both Oceanside and San Elijo are designed to complement and enhance your learning experience offering you the chance to practice on your own and learn with a variety of audio, video and computer assisted activities in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.
The OCEANSIDE Lab is located in room 4701, 760.757.2121 x6442
The SAN ELIJO Lab is located in room 508, 760.757.2121 x7721
Oceanside and San Elijo Language Lab Coordinator: Rosa Viramontes 760.757.2121 x6252
Important Announcement: Please check the interactive calendars at the end of this page for more up to date hours of operation. We also post signs on the main Lab door. It is a highly recommended to view the lab schedule before visiting the Language Labs. These interactive calendars contain important up to date information about language conversation coaches schedules (per language) as well as Lab closures due to whole class visits. These calendars are constantly and diligently updated to better serve our students and faculty members.
Hours of Operation
Oceanside Language Lab hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 9:00-6:30 and Friday 12:00-2:00
San Elijo Language Lab hours of operations: Mondays 11:00 - 4:00 and Tuesdays from 9:30 - 2:30
Oceanside Language Resource Center: Conversation coaches availability by language
Mondays 12:00- 2:30 and 3:30-5:00
Mondays and Wednesdays 5:00-6:30
Tuesdays 11:00-1:30 and 4:00-5:30
Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm
Thursdays 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Monday and Wednesdays 9:30 – 11:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 1:00
Mondays & Wednesday 12:00-1:20
Upon arrival to the lab, you will sign in at the main desk where a lab assistant will help you. In this way we can keep a record of your attendance should your instructor request one and to make sure that you are enrolled in a language class at MCC.
In order to keep the lab a useful, clean, and inviting learning environment, you need to observe the following policies. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated in this regard and we thank you in advance:
Eating, drinking, smoking, or sleeping is not permitted.
Loud conversations, talking on cell phones or otherwise disruptive behavior are not permitted.
Please do not deface, damage, attempt to modify, tamper with, or repair the equipment and software available in the lab (notify an attendant if you have any problems).
If you have any comments, questions, or problems, please don't hesitate to contact the Lab Coordinator listed above.
Links for Instructors
How to reserve the language laboratories
The Oceanside and San Elijo Labs are open during week #1 of classes and closed only for those instructors who contacted the Lab coordinator about reserving the lab for their class. All other instructors do not have a reserved time.
HOW TO RESERVE THE LAB FOR YOUR CLASS. Please click below on the lab you want to reserve. Complete and submit your reservation at least a week in advance so that proper arrangements can be made and students can be notified of closing. The request will take 3 business days to be processed. Once it is processed, you will be able to see it on the Lab Calendars linked from the bottom of this page. If it is not approved, you will receive an email notification.