Where is the Language Center located?
On the fourth floor of the Rosenberg Library (R403).
What are your hours?
The Language Center hours of operation are as follows:
Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 6:45 pm
Friday: 8:00 am to 2:45 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 1:45 pm
The Language Center is closed when CCSF is not in session. Please contact the Language Center regarding summer hours.
How do I contact the Language Center?
You can reach the Language Center at (415) 452–5555.
What languages do you offer?
We have materials for American Sign Language, (Cantonese and Mandarin) Chinese, French, German, (modern) Greek, Italian, Japanese, Pilipino, Russian, and Spanish.
What about English as a Second Language (ESL)?
ESL tutoring and workshops are located in Room 149 of the Multi-Use Building.
Do I need to be enrolled in a language class to use the Language Center?
No, but you must be currently enrolled at CCSF.
What identification do I need to use the Language Center?
To use our equipment, audio/video materials and software, you need to have a current CCSF photo ID card. IDs are issued in Smith Hall, Room 118.
Can I eat or drink in the lab? What about chewing gum?
No. We ask that you keep all food (including gum) and drinks (including water) in your bag to protect the equipment.
Is cell phone use permitted?
Cell phones must be turned off or muted.
Can I have audio materials duplicated for personal use?
Can I use my own materials or equipment in the Language Center?
No. You are only allowed to use the media and other resources that we provide in the Language Center.
Am I allowed to work with a partner or do group work in the Language Center?
No. Only individual work is allowed in the Language Center. If you need to work with a partner(s), there are group study rooms available in the Learning Assistance Center (R207) and the main Library.
Am I allowed to do work for other classes in the Language Center?
No. Because you are receiving class credit from your language instructor for the time you spend in the Language Center, you may only work on material for your language class.
Can I get a tutor for my language class in the Language Center?
is available for most languages through the Learning
Assistance Center (R-207), across the hall from the Language Center.
Language Center teachers, however, have knowledge in most languages we offer at CCSF, and can answer a few questions you may have.
Updated: March 4, 2014