|Lamar State College - Port Arthur|
|Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The college, a member of The Texas State University System, has provided affordable, quality educational opportunities to residents of the Southeast Texas area since 1909.Lamar State College-Port Arthur embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life. The faculty, staff, and administration share a commitment to a mission characterized by student learning, diversity, and community service. The foundations for student success include compensatory education programs designed to fulfill our commitment to accommodate students with diverse goals and backgrounds, technical education programs that provide for the acquisition of the skills and demeanor necessary for initial and continued employment, and a core curriculum that develops the values and concepts that allow the student to make a meaningful contribution in the workplace or community. Student achievement is measured by the completion of courses and programs of study, successful performance following transfer to a baccalaureate program, and the attainment of individual goals.
Lamar State College-Port Arthur operates in the belief that all individuals should be:
* Treated with dignity and respect;
* Afforded equal opportunity to acquire a complete educational experience;
* Given an opportunity to discover and develop their special aptitudes and insights;
* Provided and opportunity to equip themselves for a fulfilling life and responsible citizenship in a world characterized by change.
College Grading Scale
(Some specialized programs may have different grading scales)
Academic dishonesty in any form
will not be tolerated. Please consult the student handbook for consequences of
academic dishonesty. These policies will be strictly enforced.
No food, drinks, or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.
Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom.
Cell phones and/or pagers are allowed ONLY on vibrate mode. Leaving the classroom to answer a page or phone call may constitute an absence or a tardy.
American with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute
that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among
other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be
guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of
their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an
accommodation, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator, Room 231, in
the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6251.