High Tech Center

The High Tech Center offers a variety of educational technology training and support for math, reading, writing, and notetaking.

Welcome to the High-Tech Center (HTC)  

The HTC is an open computer lab supporting students with disabilities. We offer a variety of technical support and training services, both in-person and virtually. You do not need an appointment to drop in for technical support. We are located inside the Special Resource Center (SRC), on the first floor of the Student Services building. 

The Virtual HTC is open the same hours as the on-campus High Tech Center. (Please see "Office Hours" section below for this current semester's Open Hours.)  

HTC Services Include: 

  • Applying to the college: We can guide you through applying to El Camino
  • Registration: Register/drop classes, and more.
  • MyECC:We can help you access your El Camino portal, which includes your ECC email (Outlook), your calendar, checking your class schedule, and more.
  • FREE Microsoft Office 365 account:We can help you set up and use your free Office 365 account, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneDrive.
  • Navigating Canvas, Zoom, and ECC Connect:We can provide you support when using these online platforms for your classes.
  • SRC Portal support: 
  • How to make appointments for counselor or specialist
  • How to schedule Test Accommodations appointments
  • Educational Technology Training (ETT) and support:We offer training and support for a variety of Educational Technologies, including math, reading, writing, and notetaking. Students need to meet with their counselors or specialists first to discuss accommodations for training.

Educational Technology Training & Support

The HTC also offers a variety of educational technology training and support for:

  • Notetaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Math

Note: Training is by appointment only. Students need to meet with their counselor or specialist each semester to discuss the accommodation for technology training.

How to get HTC Support:

  • In-person: You can visit the HTC in person during our office hours (see below)
  • Virtual: You can also get help virtually via Zoom during our office hours (see below)

 

Available Services

Get online drop-in support from our helpful staff.

Enter Zoom

 

 

In-Person and Virtual Hours – Fall 2023 (September 11 – December 15)
Monday- Friday   9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

During the Fall semester the Campus is closed on:

  • Labor Day (9/04/23)
  • Veterans Day (11/10/23)
  • Thanksgiving Day Holiday (11/23/23 - 11/24/23)

Virtual HTC: via Zoom https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/98957880109#success

Email: htcservices@elcamino.edu 

Call: 310-660-3593 x3923

  • Students will be helped on a first come, first served basis.
  • If you'd like help with registration, students should first meet with their academic counselor to get their educational plan, list of classes, and/or section numbers. Please have these ready when you drop in.
  • Students without an educational plan, list of classes and/or section numbers will be referred to their academic counselor.

 

Orientation

Watch our (ASL-interpreted) video orientation to learn more about the High Tech Center and educational technology training available.

 

 

The High Tech Center for the disabled opened in 1987 with state funding from the California Community College Foundation and the State Department of Rehabilitation. The first grant purchased four computers; the Center is now an integrated lab providing lab experience for a variety of Educational Development courses, individualized training of assistive technologies, open stations for continual skill improvement and technical support for diverse needs in the academic labs across campus.

To make computers and alternate formats of academic information accessible to students, regardless of disability To provide training for effective alternatives to traditional study methods (e.g., individualized training on specific assistive technologies, integration of student skills and technology access, computer assisted instruction)

The High Tech Center for the disabled opened in 1987 with state funding from the California Community College Foundation and the State Department of Rehabilitation. The first grant purchased four computers; the Center is now an integrated lab providing lab experience for a variety of Educational Development courses, individualized training of assistive technologies, open stations for continual skill improvement and technical support for diverse needs in the academic labs across campus.

To make computers and alternate formats of academic information accessible to students, regardless of disability To provide training for effective alternatives to traditional study methods (e.g., individualized training on specific assistive technologies, integration of student skills and technology access, computer assisted instruction)