Answered By Library Staff
Last Updated: Aug 18, 2022     Views: 6

The FACET Center, located in the NEC Enterprise Building (the round building), is a learning center containing NEC’s Writing Center, Science and Math Center, American Sign Language Center, and large computer lab. It offers one-on-one help in writing, math/science, ASL, and computers as well as writing workshops. Some of the workshops are conducted in the library, which is in the Academic Building at NEC.

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The FACET Center contains over 80 computers, three printers/copiers, individual and collaborative study space, calculators, headphones, laptops, and many other resources on writing, math and science, ASL, and technology. These services are free to all TCC students and employees.

Here are some of the services that the FACET center offers to instructors: 

  • ORIENTATIONS: One of the best ways for students to learn about their services is for one of their specialists to visit your class for a short orientation on the FACET Center (even for just 10 minutes) or for you to bring your class to the FACET Center. Just email Sydney Teel or one of the specialists to let them know you're interested. 

  • COMPUTER RESERVATIONS: If you would like to reserve computers for your class at any point in the semester, please email/call them at least 24 hours in advance and they will set aside enough computers for your class. 

  • WRITING CENTER WEBSITE: Also, for instructors who assign writing projects, check out the TCC Writing Center website on the Library page (direct link: They have information about the four different Writing Centers at TCC and many handouts and resources on writing. Also, students can click on "Make an Appointment" to schedule an appointment with any of our writing specialists. Students can plan ahead and reserve the times they want.

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Haldeman, the Administrative Assistant Devon Stewart, or any of our coordinators/specialists. Also, if you have any recommendations for the FACET Center, feel free to let them know. The FACET desk number is 918-595-7592. 

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