Accessible Technology and Learning Center (ATLC)

LOCATION:Palmer Wing, Room 1080
Phone: (323)343-3138

The Accessible Technology and Learning Center (ATLC) is a resource facility supporting the needs of students registered with the Office for Students with Disabilities. Students must be currently enrolled to access the ATLC. Services include training, assessment, and technology assistance.

At the center, students will find PC workstations and a printer (requires a printing fee). The center also has a CCTV (closed circuit tv) for those with visual impairments and various assistive software, such as Jaws, Magic and Kurzweil 3000.

Training and Assessment
Training is provided in four ways at the Accessible Technology Learning Center. Student Assistants are in the lab to help students learn how to use a variety of standardized software applications including Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. To schedule a tutorial or training:

  • Contact the ATLC Coordinator at 323-343-3138
  • Students can arrange a computer assessment test to see how knowledgeable they are in a variety of standard software including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, operating system, and typing skills
  • All students can use the Lynda.com training site which is part of the Mycsula.

ATLC Lab Hours
The lab is open from Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, the lab is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours are subject to change related to the Library's schedule. The lab is not open during semester breaks, weekends or holidays.

In alignment with all open access labs the ATLC is guided by specific rules and policies that can be found at the center. All rules and policies are supported by OSD and the University student code of conduct.

*Please note that the ATLC promotes and encourages all users to engage in independent learning of assistive technology. While the staff provide training, suggestions and support, students entering the lab should be prepared to do their own work (i.e. send emails, type papers, basic research).

For additional questions regarding the ATLC, please visit their location at LPW (Library South Palmer Wing), Room 1080.