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Introduction To Operating Systems CNT 50 or CIS 65
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Linux/UNIX, CompTIA Linux+, LPI Cert. Course 7401
or CS 41
This course is offered online or in-person

Cloud Computing - Infrastructure CNT 7285
CompTIA A+/Dell/EMC/Amazon
Web Service (AWS) Foundations

Microsoft MCSA MCP Professional Cert..
CNT 57 Identity with Server 2016

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Cisco CCENT/CCNA1 CCNA1 Intro to Networking CNT 8001
This course is offered online or in-person

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Cisco Routing & Switching CCNA2 Course CNT 8002
This course is offered online or in-person

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CompTIA Network Security+ Course CNT 69
This course is offered online or in-person
Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Course CNT 7501
This course is offered online or in-person

CEH Training Videos on VTC Site ($39)

Digital Forensics, Intro to Computer Forensics Course CNT 68 .
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Preparing for Exam 70-742: Identity with Windows Server 2016
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This course walks through all of the objectives on the exam, including how to install, configure, manage, and maintain Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), how to create and manage Group Policy, how to implement identity federation and access solutions, and more.
1. Install and Confgure Active Directory Domain Services
Explore key exam topics, including how to install AD DS and how to create objects in the directory.
2. Manage and Maintain AD DSExplore key exam topics, including how to configure account policies, maintain AD, and configure AD for a complex enterprise environment.
3. Create and Manage Group PolicyExplore key exam topics, including how to configure a central store, processing order and precedence, and Control Panel settings.
4. Implement Active Directory Certificate ServicesExplore key exam topics, including how to install and configure Active Directory Certificate Services and how to manage certificates.
5. Implement Identity Federation and Access SolutionsExplore key exam topics, including how to install and configure AD FS, implement Web Application Proxy, and configure AD Rights Management Services.

SLO - Student Learning Outcomes
Administering a Windows Server
Configuring Users Permissions and Access
Configuring Microsoft Active Directory Database

Catalog Description
This course prepares the students for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification, and is the third of a series of three exams which validate the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server Infrastructure into an existing enterprise environment. The three MCSA exams collectively validate the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server environment. This course focuses on skills for real jobs and prepares students to master Advanced Windows Server Services such as tasks necessary to deploy, manage, and maintain a Windows Server infrastructure. This course also includes these topics: Implementing Advanced File Services, Implementing Dynamic Access Control, Implementing Network Load Balancing, Implementing Advanced File Services, Implementing Dynamic Control, Implementing Network Load Balancing, Implementing Failover Clustering, Implementing Disaster Recovery, Implementing Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), and Implementing Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). Strongly Recommended: CNT 52 and CNT 56 or equivalent knowledge.

Why You Should Consider Microsoft Certification
- The Information Technology (IT) market is rebounding, and tech salaries are going up.
- Actual expertise in technology areas
- Opportunity to begin and advance careers quickly.
- Stand out. A Microsoft credential gives proof of the specific, real-world technology skills employers are looking for today.
- Earn more. IT workers savvy in Microsoft technology earn larger salaries than their IT counterparts,
and each Microsoft certification earned takes one further along the path to professional recognition.
- Feel good. Certified individuals can feel more confident in their problem-solving skills and ability to help boost company productivity.
- Be productive. Certified individuals help increase customer satisfaction, reduce network downtime, and push service to a higher level,
giving organizations a competitive advantage. Students can take select Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) exams at discounted prices.
Take the test through VUE or Prometrics. Or call VUE 1 800 837-8734, or Prometric 1 800 755-3926.
Here is A List of Microsoft Certifications Exams

Text: no paper books are required.
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Contact method for course work: Canvas course online.
Contact method for personal or immediate reply: Cell/text : _____________
Paper mail: Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore, CA 94551
Instructor Website:
This page can be found at --> Faculty & Staff button in mid screen --> Faculty Websites in the left column --> any link with the word (Daoud).

Office hours do NOT require appointments. Just show up at the place and time listed below.
Listed office hours are "official" office hours.
Contact me by text or email for other arrangements.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Office Hour: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM in Room 805 (Cisco Lab)

  1st Wed.: Town Hall Meeting: 2:30 - 4:30 pm.
3rd Wed.: Division Meeting: 2:30 - 4:30 pm.

 4th Fri.: Distance Education. Committe 10:00-12:00

CIS 65 Intro to Desktop Operating Systems CRN 20286 or CNT 50 CRN 20316 02:30 PM - 06:20 PM Room 805

Office Hours: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM in Room 805 (Cisco Lab)

   Office Hours:
12:00-2:00PM PM in Room 805 (Cisco Lab)

CNT 7285 CRN 22724 Cloud Infrastructure- Amazon AWS Cloud Foundation Cert. + CompTIA Cloud+ Cert. Prep. 6:30-08:45PM Room 805

CNT 7401 CS 41 INTRO TO LINUX, UNIX, LINUX+ CRN 20628 or CIS 41, CRN 32440 6:30-8:50PM Room 805




Aug. 19 Fall semester classes begin. See the Schedule of Classes for late-start classes.
Aug. 19 - Sept. 2 Late enrollment for full-term classes – on a space available basis. Register online through CLASS-Web or in-person with add authorization number
Aug. 19 Associate Degree and/or Certificate of Achievement filing period begins through Oct. 26
Aug. 30 Last day to ADD/DROP with no Grade-of-Record - In Person (full-term classes)
Aug. 31 - Sept. 1 College closed - no Saturday/Sunday classes
Sept. 2 Labor Day - College Closed
Sept. 2 Last day to ADD/DROP with no Grade-of-Record - Online (full-term classes)
Sept. 3 CENSUS date (full-term classes only)
Sept. 20 Last day to request Pass/No Pass (full-term classes)
Oct. 22 FLEX Day (8:00am - 4:00pm)
Oct. 25 Deadline to apply for an Associate Degree and/or Certificate of Achievement
Nov. 8 Last day to WITHDRAW with a "W" - In Person (full-term classes)
Nov. 11 Last day to WITHDRAW with a "W" - Online (full-term classes)
Nov. 11 Veteran's Day - College Closed
Nov. 27 - 30 Thanksgiving recess – College closed (no Saturday/ Sunday classes)
Dec. 13 Last day of Instruction
Dec. 16 - 20 Final Examination Period
Dec. 21 - January 1, 2020 Winter Recess – No Instruction
Jan. 2, 2020 Instructors – Fall grades due by 11pm via CLASS-Web

Saving copies of your class work
You may use a portable storage device to save your class materials..
Popular sites for computer parts: and
To locate the class PowerPoint presentations, notes and other student materials used in our class, do the following.
From any computer on campus, double click on the Student Files icon Marvin the Martian, double click on your instructor's folder, double click on your class folder.
If you don't see the Student Data icon, tap the Windows Start button, type \\marvin --> Enter.
Printing your work
This class rareley requires any printed work. Most materials may be submitted digitally. If you wish to print your work at school, you will need a computer print card, which can be purchased from the bookstore or from the Computer Lab (Room 803). - Color printing   is also available in Room 803- $.50 per page from PCs at pods L and M.
Evaluation and Grading
Final grades are determined through a weighted average of midterm and final examinations, quizzes, laboratory assignments, homework assignments, and class attendance and participation.
90%+ = A; 80% to 89% = B; 70% to 79% = C; 60% to 69% = D; 59% & below = F. Posting of Grades: Final grades will be posted on the school website; usually within two weeks of the end of semester.
Late Coursework:
All assignments are to be turned in on the due date. Students may be allowed to make up any late work by prior arrangement with the instructor.

A GPA of 3.5 or higher, Minimum 12 units, and eligibility for English 1A
Benefits and opportunities you will have as an Honors student include:
An "Honors" transcript designation for each course in which you complete an honors project
The opportunity to do exciting and challenging coursework
The opportunity to work one-on-one with faculty
The opportunity to participate in the statewide community college honors research symposium held at either Stanford University or UC Berkeley each spring
Personalized counseling and preparation for transfer
The opportunity to collaborate with other honors students
Special honors recognition at graduation
Upon completion of at least six honors activities, access to transfer agreements with a number of universities
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Mtg Date In Class Videos in Lab/Activity
1 Thursday, January 17, 2019 Welcome. Orientation. Course Outline. Student Services. Meet your instructors and classmates. Overview of Windows Server 2016
Section 0.1: Server Pro 2016: Identity Introduction
Section 0.2: The TestOut Lab Simulator
Install Active Directory

1.1.1 Active Directory Overview time 6:22
Getting access to the web-based labs.
Locating class material

Lab: 0.2.2 Explore Multiple Hyper-V Servers


PPT 1.1: Active Directory Overview

PPT 1.2: Install Active Directory
PPT 1.3: Install Additional Domain Controllers
PPT 1.4: Read-Only Domain Controllers (RODCs)
PPT 1.5: Domain Controller Cloning

PPT 5.1: Group Policy Overview
PPT 5.2: Group Policy Inheritance
PPT 5.3: Deploy Software with Group Policy
PPT 5.4: Manage Windows Settings with Group Policy
PPT 5.5: Manage Security Settings with Group Policy
PPT 5.6: Managing Passwords with Group Policy
PPT 5.7: Group Policy Administrative Templates
PPT 5.8: Group Policy Preferences
PPT 5.9: Group Policy Backup
PPT 5.10: Troubleshooting Group Policy
PPT 2.1: Active Directory Sites
PPT 2.2: FSMO Roles and Global Catalog Server
PPT 2.3: Active Directory Replication
PPT 2.4: Active Directory TruLab/Activity

PPT 6.1: Install AD Certificate Services
PPT 6.2: Managing Certificates
PPT 6.3: Certificate Enrollment
PPT 6.4: Certificate Revocation
PPT 6.5: Certificate Services Administration
PPT 6.6: Key Archival and Recovery
PPT 6.7: Back Up and Recover Certificate Services

PPT 3.1: Active Directory Organizational Units
PPT 3.2: Active Directory Computers
PPT 3.3: Active Directory Users
PPT 3.4: Active Directory Groups
PPT 3.5: Active Directory Service Accounts
PPT 3.6: Active Directory Bulk Operations
PPT 3.7: Delegation of Control
PPT 7.1: AD FS Installation
PPT 7.2: AD FS Trusts
PPT 7.3: Device Registration and Multi-Factor Authentication
PPT 7.4: AD FS Integration
PPT 7.5: Implement Web Application Proxy (WAP)
PPT 4.1: Active Directory Backup and Restore
PPT 4.2: Manage the Active Directory Database
PPT 4.3: Functional Levels
PPT 8.1: AD RMS Installation
PPT 8.2: AD RMS Templates
PPT 8.3: AD RMS Exclusions
PPT 8.4: AD RMS Back Up and Restore
2 Thursday, January 24, 2019 Section 1.2: Install Active Directory 1.2.1 Prepare for Active Directory
1.2.2 Installing a New Forest
1.2.3 Upgrading to 2016
Total Video Time 16:11
    Section 1.3: Install Additional Domain Controllers

1.3.1 Adding a Domain Controller to a Domain
1.3.2 Removing a Domain Controller from a Domain
1.3.3 Installing Active Directory to Server Core
1.3.4 Installing a Domain Controller Using IFM Method
Total Video Time 25:45
3 Thursday, January 31, 201 Section 1.4: Read-Only Domain Controllers (RODCs) 1.4.1 Read-Only Domain Controllers (RODCs)
1.4.2 Installing an RODC
1.4.3 Managing an RODC
1.4.4 Configuring the Password Replication Policy
Total Video Time 17:38
1.4.7 Create RODC Accounts
1.4.8 Edit the Password Replication Policy
      1.5.1 Cloning Domain Controllers
1.5.2 Cloning a DC
Total Video Time 12:15
  Friday, February 01, 2019 Last day to ADD/DROP with No Grade-of-Record (NGR) - In-Person (full-term classes only)
  Sunday, February 03, 2019 Last day to ADD/DROP with No Grade-of-Records (NGR) - Online via CLASS-Web (full-term classes only)
4 Thursday, February 07, 2019 Plan Active Directory
Section 2.1: Active Directory Sites

2.1.4 Configure Sites
2.1.5 Manage Sites and Subnets
    Section 2.2: FSMO Roles and Global Catalog Servers 2.2.1 FSMO Roles and Global Catalog Servers
2.2.2 Managing FSMO Roles
2.2.8 Managing Global Catalog Servers
Total Video Time 16:08
2.2.5 Transfer RID and PDC Masters
2.2.6 Transfer the Infrastructure Master
2.2.7 Troubleshoot Operations Masters
2.2.10 Configure Global Catalog Servers
2.2.11 Enable Universal Group Membership Caching
5 Thursday, February 14, 2019 Section 2.3: Active Directory Replication 2.3.1 Active Directory Replication
2.3.2 Managing Active Directory Replication
Total Video Time 14:53
2.3.5 Configure Intrasite Replication
2.3.6 Configure Intersite Replication
    Section 2.4: Active Directory Trusts 2.4.1 Active Directory Trusts
2.4.2 Creating and Managing Active Directory Trusts
Total Video Time 16:35
2.4.3 Create a Forest Root Trust
2.4.7 Design Trusts
2.4.8 Create a Shortcut Trust
  Thursday, February 14, 2019 Last day to request Pass/No Pass (full-term classes only)  
6 Thursday, February 21, 2019
Manage Active Directory Objects
Section 3.1: Active Directory Organizational Units

3.1.1 Active Directory Design
3.1.2 Creating and Managing OUs
Total Video Time 12:54
3.1.4 Create Organizational Units
3.1.5 Delete Organizational Units
    Section 3.2: Active Directory Computers 3.2.1 Active Directory Computers
3.2.2 Creating and Managing Computer Accounts
Total Video Time 5:11
3.2.4 Create Computer Accounts
    Section 3.3: Active Directory Users

3.3.1 Active Directory Users
3.3.2 Creating User Accounts
3.3.3 User Templates
3.3.4 Managing User Accounts
3.3.5 Managing User Accounts with PowerShell
3.3.6 Performing an Offline Domain Join
Total Video Time 32:41
3.3.9 Create User Accounts
3.3.10 Manage User Accounts
7 Thursday, February 28, 2019 Section 3.4: Active Directory Groups
3.4.1 Active Directory Groups
3.4.2 Creating and Managing Groups
3.4.3 Managing Group Membership
Total Video Time 23:49
3.4.5 Create Global Groups
3.4.6 Create a Distribution Group
3.4.7 Change the Group Scope
3.4.8 Implement a Group Strategy
    Section 3.5: Active Directory Service Accounts

3.5.1 Active Directory Service Accounts
3.5.2 Creating and Managing Service Accounts
Total Video Time 15:58
    Section 3.6: Active Directory Bulk Operations 3.6.1 Bulk Operations
3.6.2 Performing Bulk Operations
Total Video Time 12:31
    Section 3.7: Delegation of Control 3.7.1 Delegation of Control
3.7.2 Delegating Control
Total Video Time 5:49
3.7.4 Delegate Administrative Control
8 Thursday, March 07, 2019 Managing the Active Directory Database

4.1.1 Active Directory Backups
4.1.2 Backing Up Active Directory
4.1.5 Active Directory Restore
4.1.6 Using the Active Directory Recycle Bin
4.1.7 Performing a Non-Authoritative Restore
4.1.8 Performing an Authoritative Restore
Total Video Time 27:59
    4.1.4 Back Up Active Directory
    Section 4.2: Manage the Active Directory Database
4.2.1 Maintaining the Active Directory Database
4.2.2 Managing the Active Directory Database
Total Video Time 11:15
    Section 4.3: Functional Levels 4.3.1 Forest and Domain Functional Levels
4.3.2 Managing Forest and Domain Functional Levels
Total Video Time 12:21
4.3.5 Raise Functional Levels
4.3.6 Raise the Domain and/or Forest Levels
9 Thursday, March 14, 201 Group Policy
Section 5.1: Group Policy Overview
Section 5.2: Group Policy Inheritance
Section 5.3: Deploy Software with Group Policy
5.1.1 Group Policy Overview
5.1.2 Creating and Linking Group Policy Objects
5.1.3 Local Group Policies
5.1.4 Managing Local Group Policies
Total Video Time 26:02
      5.2.1 Group Policy Inheritance
5.2.2 Managing Group Policy Inheritance
5.2.3 Modifying Group Policy Inheritance Part 1
5.2.4 Modifying Group Policy Inheritance Part 2
Total Video Time 39:05
    5.2.6 Control GPO Inheritance
      5.3.1 Software Deployment with Group Policy
5.3.2 Deploying Software with Group Policy
Total Video Time 14:44
5.3.4 Assign Software
5.3.5 Deploy Software 1
5.3.6 Deploy Software 2
10 Thursday, March 21, 2019
Section 5.4: Manage Windows Settings with Group Policy
Section 5.5: Manage Security Settings with Group Policy
5.4.1 Windows Settings
5.4.2 Managing Windows Settings with Group Policy
Total Video Time 3:40
      5.5.1 Security Settings
5.5.2 Managing Security Settings with Group Policy
Total Video Time 11:50
    5.5.4 Configure Security Settings with Group Policy
    Section 5.6: Managing Passwords with Group Policy
Section 5.7: Group Policy Administrative Templates
5.6.1 Password Settings
5.6.2 Managing Password Settings with Group Policy
5.6.3 Managing Password Settings Objects
Total Video Time 12:33
5.6.5 Configure Password Settings with Group Policy
5.6.6 Create a Password Settings Object
      5.7.1 Administrative Templates
5.7.2 Managing Administrative Templates
5.7.3 Central Stores
5.7.4 Creating a Central Store
Total Video Time 10:49
5.7.6 Import a GPO
  Thursday, March 28, 2019 SPRING BREAK. No instruction. No Saturday classes.  
11 Thursday, April 04, 2019 Section 5.8: Group Policy Preferences
5.8.1 Group Policy Preferences
5.8.2 Managing Group Policy Preferences
Total Video Time 12:24
5.8.4 Configure Internet Explorer Settings in a GPO
5.8.5 Configure Power Options in a GPO
5.8.6 Deploy Desktop Shortcuts in a GPO
    Section 5.9: Group Policy Backup
5.9.1 Group Policy Backup
5.9.2 Backing Up Group Policy
Total Video Time 7:58
    5.9.4 Back Up a GPO
    5.9.5 Restore a GPO
    Section 5.10: Troubleshooting Group Policy 5.10.1 Group Policy Troubleshooting
5.10.2 Troubleshooting Group Policy
Total Video Time 15:07
12 Thursday, April 11, 2019 Active Directory Certificate Services
Section 6.1: Install AD Certificate Services

6.1.1 Active Directory Certificate Concepts: Encryption
6.1.2 Active Directory Certificate Concepts: Identification
6.1.3 Installing Active Directory Certificate Services
Total Video Time 21:5
    Section 6.2: Managing Certificates
6.2.1 Certificate Management
6.2.2 Managing Certificates
Total Video Time 9:53
6.2.6 Manage Certificates
    Section 6.3: Certificate Enrollment 6.3.1 Certificate Enrollment
6.3.2 Enrolling Certificates
Total Video Time 14:06
6.3.4 Configure Templates for Autoenrollment
6.3.5 Enable Autoenrollment for the Domain
6.3.6 Create Certificates for Smart Cards
6.3.7 Require Smart Cards for Logon
13 Thursday, April 18, 201 Section 6.4: Certificate Revocation
6.4.1 Certificate Revocation
6.4.2 Configuring a Certificate Revocation List (CRL)
6.4.3 Configuring an Online Responder
Total Video Time 20:35
6.4.6 Manage Certificate Revocation
    Section 6.5: Certificate Services Administration
6.5.1 Administrative Roles
6.5.2 Configuring Administrative Roles
Total Video Time 8:29
    Section 6.6: Key Archival and Recovery 6.6.1 Key Archival and Recovery
6.6.2 Configuring Key Archival and Recovery
Total Video Time 7:27
Section 6.7: Back Up and Recover Certificate Services
6.7.1 CA Backup and Recovery
6.7.2 Configuring CA Backup and Recovery
Total Video Time 9:03
14 Thursday, April 25, 2019 Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)
Section 7.1: AD FS Installation
7.1.1 Overview of AD FS
7.1.2 Installing AD FS
7.1.3 Upgrading and Migrating AD FS
Total Video Time 29:22
    Section 7.2: AD FS Trusts
7.2.1 AD FS Trusts
7.2.2 Creating an AD FS Trust
Total Video 9:02
15 Thursday, May 02, 2019 Section 7.3: Device Registration and Multi-Factor Authentication 7.3.1 Device Registration
7.3.2 Configuring Device Registration
7.3.3 Configuring Multi-Factor Authentication
Total Video Time 8:00
    Section 7.4: AD FS Integration 7.4.1 AD FS Integrated with Additional Services
7.4.2 Integrating AD FS with Online Products
Total Video Time 6:55
    Section 7.5: Implement Web Application Proxy (WAP) 7.5.1 Web Application Proxy (WAP) Concepts
7.5.2 Installing and Configure WAP
7.5.3 Configuring WAP Publishing
Total Video Time 12:59
16 Thursday, May 09, 2019 Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)
Section 8.1: AD RMS Installation
8.1.1 Overview of AD RMS
8.1.3 Installing AD RMS
Total Video Time 18:00
Section 8.2: AD RMS Templates
8.2.1 AD RMS Templates
8.2.2 Creating AD RMS Templates
Total Video Time 8:31
8.2.5 Configure a Distributed Rights Policy Template
17 Thursday, May 16, 2019 Section 8.3: AD RMS Exclusions
8.3.1 AD RMS Exclusion Policies
8.3.2 Creating AD RMS Exclusion Policies
Total Video Time 4:02
8.3.4 Configure a User Exclusion
    Section 8.4: AD RMS Back Up and Restore 8.4.1 AD RMS Backup and Restore
8.4.2 Backing Up and Restoring AD RMS
Total Video Time 3:51
18 May 21, 2019 Final Examination Day (official schedule) Room 805 7:20PM - 9:20 PM
19 Thursday, May 23, 2019 Final Examination Day Makeup by arrangement.    
    Sign up early for next semester to reserve you seat.
Low enrollment classes may be canceled..
Can get in? Show up on first day of class and ask the instructor for an Add Authorization number.

Parking Permits Available Online
Parking permits must be purchased on CLASS-Web. You will need the license number and description of the vehicle you wish to purchase a permit for and a printer to print your temporary permit. The actual hanging permit will be mailed to the address you provide when applying for your permit. Vehicles not displaying a valid permit, (hanging-type semester permit, temporary permit or daily permit from parking lot machines,) will be cited, even you own a parking permit. If you left it at home, you may buy a daily permit or contact the security office in building 1725 and ask for a temporary permit.
Permit Costs for Semester Permits. Vehicles: $40 per semester. Motorcycles: $30 per semester. Vehicles visiting: 30 minutes; free in marked spaces only.
Daily permit: $3 at the ticket machines on various parking lots.
Spaces for the handicapped: must show placard and pay the regular fee. Park your car head-in only. Do not park backwards, or you'll be cited. More info...
Receive a text message to your cell phone in case of an emergency at LPC.
will allow the school management to broadcast critical information, in real time, to the mobile devices of staff and students.
Text 55155 and type LPC.
Campus Security Office: 925 424 1690
Campus Security Emergencies: (925) 424-1699
*16 from Campus Pay Phones Emergency call-boxes
Adding/Dropping a course
You may use CLASS-Web on the Internet to drop or add a course from the school home page at . CLASS-Web is an online system that allows students to register, add, and drop classes, review academic schedules, check grades, view unofficial transcripts, access financial aid information, and pay student fees.
Remember! If you enroll in a class and decide not to attend, you are responsible for dropping the class. Don’t assume you will be dropped by your instructor or that the system will drop you automatically. If you fail to withdraw by the deadline the instructor must issue a grade.

Attendance - California Education Code (Title 5) on Excessive Absences
Due to the voluminous variety of knowledge required of professionals in information technology the industry, it is expected for you to attend every class session for the entire class time. Make arrangements with the instructors about hybrid classes. The Las Positas attendance policy will be observed: A student absent for a total of four consecutive or six cumulative instructional hours (1 instructional hour = 50 minutes) and/or two consecutive weeks of instruction may be dropped from that course by the instructor.
In order to be counted present, you must be present for the entire class period. If you need to leave a class session early, please inform me before class begins. Arriving to class late or leaving class early may result in at least one instructional hour of absence depending on the time
In the event that you experience a personal or familial hardship that causes an absence, you are till responsible for the material covered. Our online material has lectures that can assist in learning the many topics, and I am willing to help during contact hours. It is your responsibility to officially drop the course if you choose not to complete it.
If you wish to drop the course at any time for any reason, fill out the appropriate paperwork at the Office of Admissions and Records. Students who do not report to class on the first day may be dropped. Do not assume that I will drop you from the course. If you stop attending the class and do not drop the class after census day, you will receive an F in the class. See the schedule of important dates for deadlines for withdrawing from the course.
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Classroom Etiquette
Cell phones should be either turned off or set to silent mode during class. Take your emergency calls outside the class room. Please, put away your smartphones, Ipods, mp3 player during class times. You may bring a laptop computer to class for class work only; not for playing games, chatting, reading the news, checking sports results, or watching funny videos.
During lectures, you are expected to participate. If you are sleepy or distracted, do not come to class. Lenghty texting is not participating. If you wear earphones during lectures, you are not participating. Whispering to the student sitting next to you is very distracting to your classmates and to the instructor.

Official Student Responsibilities and Behaviors
Student Conduct and Due Process

Missed Classes
The student is responsible for obtaining material distributed on class days when he/she was absent. This can be done by contacting a classmate who was present or by contacting the instructor.

Academic Honesty
All work that you submit in this course must be your own, it is a violation of academic integrity to copy someone else's work or to permit another person to copy your work. If any similarity in form or notation is noticed, the instructor retains the right to give a failing grade for the assignment, exam, and/or course.
Students found cheating (fraud, deceit, or dishonesty in an academic assignment) and/or plagiarizing (using another’s work as your own) will receive a zero for the assignment or exam and the incident will be reported to the dean of student services. LPC's policy on academic dishonesty can be found at

Need for Assistance
If you have any condition, such as a physical or learning disability, which will make it difficult for you to carry out the work as I have outlined it, or which will require academic accommodations, please notify me as soon as possible for special arrangements.
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Free Microsoft Software and Discounted Non Microsoft Software
- The MSDN Academic Alliance/MS Imagine offers free MS software to LPC students who are enrolled in computing and business classes. The list of software packages is HERE.
- or, both take you to the same deals. offers both Microsoft and non Microsoft products, some at an 85% discount. At JourneyEd registration, sign up as a Chabot student using the same W number.
- Free Microsoft Office 365:
Sign up using an OR email address as a username at:
More info found at Student Life section of LPC website:
- The Microsoft Student Store is here .
- An alternative to obtain access to free Microsoft Imagine (Former DreamSpark) is to join the Association for Computing Machinery ( Student cost: $19/year. As part of the membership you get access to most of the MSDNAA catalog. You also get access to hundreds of books and white papers.
- for more free stuff.
- Best Free Software - Compiled by the instructor
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Resources, programs, and services available to Las Positas College students

Admissions and Records
(925) 424-1500
dearney @
Building 700
Applications • Registration • Records

Assessment / Tutorials and Testing
(925) 424-1475
ptrummel @
Building 1000
Tutors • Instructors • Placement Testing

Associated Students (ASLPC)
(925) 424-1490
staff @
Building 1700
Student Government • Meetings • Activities

(925) 424-1252
snavarro @
Room 2115
Intramurals • Intercollegiate Sports • Classes

(925) 424-1432
ktomlinson @
Building 900
Housing Scholarship • Child Care • CalWORKs Jobs

Career / Transfer Center
(925) 424-1423
Building 900
Career Testing • Career Information • Transfers

Computer Center
(925) 424-1144
gjohns @
Room 803

Early Childhood Education
(925) 424-1187
(925) 424-1135
Room 2136
Training • Professional Development

English Center
cahre @
Building 400
Developmental English • Instructors/Staff

(925) 424-1593
dscott @
Room 1504
Book Grants • Priority Registration • Counseling

Financial Aid/Veteran's Office
(925) 424-1580
lpcfinaid @
Room 1509
Registration Fee Waivers • Grants • Loans

(925) 424-1151
Building 2000
Reference • Research Skills Instruction • Internet Access • Online Databases • Print and AV Materials

LPC Distance Education Support
(925) 371-1142
LPCdistEd @
Login Problems • Assignment Submission Problems • General Distance Ed Info

Peer Support Network
(925) 424-1217
ejones @
Room 1200
Support Groups • Trained Listeners • Stress Help

Re-Entry Student Services
(925) 424-1412
bmorrissey @
Room 704
Transitional Classes • Counseling • Support

Student Health Center
(925) 424-1830
Building 1700
Treatment • Advice • Referrals

Campus Safety and Security
Emergency (925) 424-1699
Business (925) 424-1690
Room 1605
Parking• Student Escorts • Lost and Found

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The Computer Center (room 803) is available to students as an open lab with Internet-connected computers and technical support from assistants on site. The Lab is equiped with over a hundred PCs and Macs, printing (color too), headphones, scanners, assistive technology, on a drop-in basis.
The Computer Center supports all disciplines including Online Learning courses.
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30am-9:30pm. Friday 8:30am-3:00pm
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1- To attend LPC , you must first enroll as a student at Las Positas College. If you are a student and did not attend last semester, you must re-enroll.
2- After you have completed the online enrollement form, you will be issued a student ID number. Then, you may register for courses by using the online CLASS-WEB online registration system; or you may register in person at the Admission Office, Building 1600.
If the class you want is full, your name will be added to the waiting list and you'll be notified when there is an opening. Better yet, contact me, or show up on the first day of class to be added to the class.
For more info, call +1 925.424.1500, or send a fax: +1 925.606.6437.
Admissions Office Email: lpcarcom @
Enrollment fee for residents per semester unit: $46.00. A 3-unit class would cost $ 192. One evening per week, for about four months.
These fees do not apply to international students. If you are an international student, you may download the application forms and instructions from here.

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