Language Resource Center

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.

Oceanside and San Elijo Language Lab Coordinator: Rosa Viramontes 760.757.2121 x6252

Hours of Operation

Important Announcement for first week of classes: 

Hours of operation and conversation coaches availability starting second week of classes (Monday, August 29):
Oceanside Language Resource Center (4701)
Conversation coaches availability by language

San Elijo Language Resource Center (508)
Conversation coaches availability by language

  • Spanish
    Mondays 11:00 - 4:00
    Tuesdays 9:30 - 2:30‚Äč

Lab Procedures

  • 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.
  • Oceanside Lab Reservation Form
  • San Elijo Lab Reservation Form
  • Oceanside Laboratory Calendar
  • San Elijo Laboratory Calendar