Welcome to the Lake Center!

Address: Mendocino College Lake Center, 2565 Parallel Drive, Lakeport CA 95453

Phone: (707) 263-4944

Email: lakecenter@mendocino.edu

Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8:30AM-6:30PM Friday: CLOSED

The Lake Center will be closed & there will be no classes on the following days:

June 19th & July 4th

  1. About
  2. Maps
  3. Faculty & Staff
  4. Center Resources
  5. Lake County Classes
  6. Dual Enrollment
  7. Lake Center News

About the Lake Center:

Mendocino College Lake Center is one of three centers in the Mendocino Lake Community College District (CCD). Other centers are located in Willits and Ft. Bragg, with the main campus in Ukiah. The goal of all Centers is to be able to provide classes, services and access for students in remote parts of the Mendocino Lake Community College District (CCD). To this end, the Lake Center offers Fall, Spring and Summer classes, admissions and registration assistance, academic counseling, financial aid, EOPS, CalWORKs and other support services. 

The Lake Center provides a friendly and accessible atmosphere for new or returning college students. Our faculty and office staff offer continuing education and support services that lead to college degrees, certificates, improved job skills, transfers to other colleges and universities and personal enrichment. It's never too soon (or too late!) to start thinking about what higher education can do for you. Please join us at the Mendocino College Lake Center. For information and/or assistance, call or stop by the Lake Center.

Lake Center Campus Photo


Lake Center Contact Information:
707.263.4944, lakecenter@mendocino.edu

Mendocino College Lake Center
2565 Parallel Drive
Lakeport CA 95453

Computers are available for student use at the learning lab. WiFi is available in center buildings and in the parking lot.

Student ID's required for registration, food pantry, and other resources.

Stay up to date with activities at the Lake Center through our Facebook page!

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The Lake Center is located at 2565 Parallel Drive, Lakeport CA 95453. The Lake Center consists of one large central building that hosts admissions and records, student support services and administration offices, in addition to a large “learning commons” intended for students to use as a study area while on campus. There are twelve classrooms, including rooms dedicated to science, music, creative activities and a small distance education room. There are two computer labs, one for instruction and another available for student walk-in use. The Lake Center also has a six-person distance education room for classes that are streamed live from the Ukiah campus. 

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The Lake Center staff and faculty are available to help.

If you are interested in working at Mendocino College, becoming a tutor, or utilizing your Work Study funds by working at the Lake Center, please contact us at (707) 263-4944.


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The Lake Center Food Pantry is available to all currently registered students. The goal of the food pantry is to provide short-term food resources to students in need to that students can focus of academics while enrolled at the college. To access the Food Pantry students fill out a simple request card and present it to the Lake Center Assistants at the registration windows. Cards are located in the learning commons at the Lake Center, or you can ask a Center Assistant to provide one to you.

Mendocino College Lake Center Students ride the Lake County Transit FREE! Once registered, all you need to do is get a student’s ID. You can present you ID at the bus and ride any route including to Ukiah, anytime free. You can request a student ID at the registration desk at the Lake Center. You need to have a sticker for the current semester on the back of the ID card. Please request at the desk.

The Lake Center now has a lending library with books available for most courses offered at the Lake Center each semester. Books can be used on campus only, but students can make copies of important pages to take home. To check out a book, just ask a Center Assistant at the registration desk at the Lake Center.

The Lake Center offers academic counseling for students. To make an appointment call (707) 263-4944.

Financial Aid  offers online Chat - Cranium Cafe. 

24/7 online Tutoring is available for registered students through NetTutor program. Online tutoring by Mendocino College students are available through the Learning Center and MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement). Please access the tutors from your instructors' CANVAS site.

Computer Lab Aide Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 12 pm  and 1 pm - 5 pm

Wednesday 10:30 am - 12 pm

Thursday 9 am - 12 pm and  1 pm- 4 pm

Fall Walk-in Computer Lab Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm

Tutoring Schedule onilne / on ground
For the most up to date information on tutoring schedules contact the Lake Center at 707.263.4944 or enmail LakeCenter@mendocino.edu

Five Steps to Sign Up!

  1. Apply at www.mendocino.edu “Apply Now”
  2. Orientation: https://www2.mendocino.edu/app/tutorial/orientation/
  3. Placement Questionnaire: Math and English Placement | Mendocino College
  4. Counseling Appointment: call 707.263.4944
  5. Enroll at MyMendo - https://my.mendocino.edu/

Call or visit the Lake Center for assistance:

2565 Parallel Drive Lakeport CA 95453

Mendocino College Students have access to a variety of academic and financial support services. For example, All registered Mendocino College students can ride Lake and Mendocino County transit free with their student ID. They can also access a free food pantry at the Lake Center. Most Lake County students are eligible for financial aid support that can cover the cost of classes, books and even living expenses.  Links to a comprehensive list of support services is below in alphabetical order. For more information about navigating these services, please call the Lake Center.

Hygiene Kits - The Lake Center has personal hygiene kits that are available to currently enrolled students. The kit consists of:  A shower cap, comb, toothbrush, razor, shaving cream, soap, body wash, shampoo, emery board and sewing kit. Please complete a card at the Registration Desk.  Thank you!

Spring 2024 Classes

Flyer with list of classes for Spring 2024 for the Mendocino College Lake Center

Download PDF of Lake Center Spring 2024 Classes

Or search the most recent class schedule. Choose term and location for all listings of Lake Center courses.

As always, you can get the most recent course offerings via MyMendo.

What is Dual Enrollment?

Dual Enrollment occurs when high school students are enrolled in both high school and college classes simultaneously. College classes completed by high school students can count as units towards their high school diploma and their college transcript.

College Career Access Pathways:
In 2019, Mendocino College Lake Center is launching a new College Career Access Pathways Program, which looks to expand dual enrollment at our three high schools located in the Mendocino Lake Community College District in Lake County. Each high school is focusing on dual enrollment classes that are part of a career education pathway and/or a general education transfer pathway. The pathways of focus are:

Upper Lake High School
- Business
- Healthcare
- General Education Transfer Pathway

Clearlake High School
- Administration of Justice
- General Education Transfer Pathway

Kelseyville High School
- Agriculture
- Healthcare
- General Education Transfer Pathway