Learning Center at York

  • We are pleased to partner with the Holthus Convention Center located on Highway 81, just north of the I-80 York interchange.  The Learning Center will serve York and the surrounding communities.  We are currently in the process of identifying the educational and services needed in the area.  Please check back periodically to see how we are progressing.  Feel free to contact Heather if you have questions.

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    Office hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. M-F
    Additional times by appointment
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    3130 Holen Avenue
    York, NE 68467

  • For a full listing of credit classes at all locations:
    Schedule for Summer Quarter 2018
    Schedule for Spring Quarter 2018

    Print a Credit Courses Registration Form

    A limited number of credit and Dual Credit Advantage classes are offered toward completing General Education classes at SCC:

    • Prerequisite classes for Health Science programs
    • Beginning program courses
    • A portion of the Associate of Arts degree

    As the College submits and receives approval from the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Post-Secondary Education to offer entire programs at each Learning Center, the classes offered will expand. Class locations include the Learning Centers, high schools, libraries, and other facilities in the area.

    5-Week Course

    PSYC-1250 Interpersonal Relations
    York, NE
    July 11-Aug. 14, 2018
    Mondays thru Thursdays
    10-11:55 a.m.
    4.5 quarter credits
    How to Register

    10-Week Courses

    ENGL-2980 Special Topics in Literature: Comics and Graphic Novels
    July 11-Sept. 20, 2018
    6-7:55 p.m.
    4.5 quarter credits
    How to Register
    ENTR-1050 Intro to Entrepreneurship (Hybrid)
    York, NE
    July 16-Sept. 17, 2018
    5:30-7:25 p.m.
    4.5 quarter credits
    How to Register
    MATH-1100 Intermediate Algebra
    York, NE
    July 12-Sept. 20, 2018
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
    5:30-7:25 p.m.
    4.5 quarter credits
    How to Register
    SOCI-1020 Diversity in Society
    York, NE
    July 11-Sept. 19, 2018
    Mondays & Wednesdays
    3:30-5:25 p.m.
    4.5 quarter credits
    How to Register

    Nursing Assistant (Hybrid)
    Milford, NE
    Aug. 28-Nov. 6, 2018
    How to Register
    Nursing Assistant (Hybrid)
    Seward, NE
    Sept. 4-Nov. 13, 2018
    How to Register
    Nursing Assistant (Hybrid)
    York, NE
    Aug. 28-Nov. 6, 2018
    How to Register

    The Learning Center at York offers a selection of noncredit workforce opportunities that serves the region.  If you are interested in…

    • Enhancing a skill
    • Recertifying in a trade
    • Starting a new career path, or
    • Simply making your life more satisfying

    Print a Non-credit Courses Registration Form

    If you don’t see a class listed, please click on the “Suggest a class” link.

    Summer 2018

    View all Summer 2018 classes

    Accounting & Financials

    • Construction Contractors Seminar - York, NE

    Computer & Technology: Getting Started

    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Dorchester, NE

    Industrial, Manufacturing & Welding

    • Advanced Precision Machining - Milford, NE
    • Basic Precision Machining - Milford, NE

    Fall 2018

    IV Therapy Workshops
    Online & York, NE
    Oct. 8-Nov. 10, 2018
    Keyword: Therapy
    Register Now

    The Learning Center at York offers a variety of leisure and personal enrichment classes at the Learning Center, high schools, libraries and other facilities in the communities with the region. These classes are to…

    • Discover a new hobby
    • Enhance a skill
    • Meet new friends
    • Add variety to your daily routine

    Print a Non-credit Courses Registration Form

    If you don’t see a class listed, please click on the "Suggest a class" link.

    Summer 2018

    View all Summer 2018 classes

    Animals & Pets

    • Basic Dog Obedience - York, NE

    Arts, Crafts & Hobbies

    • NEW! Acrylic Landscape Painting for Beginners - York, NE
    • Creating with Cricut® Explore & Design Space - York, NE
    • NEW! Marbleizing - York, NE

    Auto Body

    • Automotive Restoration & Collision Repair - Milford, NE

    Computers & Technology: Getting Started

    • One-on-One Computer Training: 3 Hours - Dorchester, NE

    Family Matters

    • Focus on Foster Care - York, NE


    • NEW! Basic Cake Decorating - York, NE
    • NEW! Ice, Ice . . . Cookies! - York, NE
    • NEW! Leadership in Food Service - York, NE
    • Mastering Your Electric Pressure Cooker - York, NE
    • NEW! Menu Planning 101 - York, NE
    • NEW! Old Fashion Apple Pie from Scratch - York, NE
    • NEW! Quick Breads - York, NE
    • NEW! What Can I Do with What I Grew? - York, NE


    • CPR AED - York, NE

    Home & Garden

    • NEW! If You’ve Got It, You Can Pot It! - York, NE

    Mind & Body

    • NEW! Back to School with Essential Oils - York, NE
    • NEW! Essential Oils for Babies & Kids - York, NE

    Money Matters

    • Planning for Social Security & Health Care Expenses: What You Need to Know - York, NE


    • What About My Left Hand? - Seward, NE

    Social Media

    • Pinterest: The Art of Pinning - York, NE

    Additional Offerings

    Basic Skills Improvement/GED® Preparation Classes

    AE/GED® classes run continuously in locations throughout southeast Nebraska. Adult Basic Education classes help students improve their basic skills for work, school, employment, GED® testing, or self-satisfaction. Students are assessed during orientation to determine their specific needs, and instruction is based accordingly. Teachers and tutors provide confidential instruction to all participants.

    Volunteer Tutors Needed

    Volunteer tutors are an important part of our AE/GED® program. Volunteer tutors assist students with GED® preparation, English as a Second Language or basic skills in the areas of reading, math and language. Requirements for becoming a volunteer tutor are simple: a high school diploma or GED® and a willingness to help students learn!


    SCC offers information on the steps in the Naturalization process and instruction in the key component of U.S. history and government that applicants must know for the USCIS interview. Candidates for U.S. citizenship must learn what it really means to participate in a democracy and the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizens.

    English as a Second Language

    Classes are offered throughout southeast Nebraska for individuals who want to improve their English listening and speaking skills. As part of a Career Pathways program, all students will have the opportunity to improve employability skills and prepare for college or a career. Citizenship information also is available.

    No registration fee, all classes are free.

    For more information on Basic Skills, GED® Preparation, Citizenship, English as a Second Language, or being a volunteer, please contact the Adult Education office at 402-437-2719; 800-828-0072, ext. 2719; or email lsaffer@southeast.edu.

    Scholarship and Financial Assistance Opportunities:

    Placement Testing – Accuplacer: This is one of the course placement tests utilized by SCC and other Nebraska community colleges. The Center provides the ACCUPLACER® test free to high school students ages 16 and older. High school graduates receive one free test. Additional tests cost $15 each.

    Proctor Tests: Center staff proctor tests set up by SCC faculty for students in their class for free. Proctoring tests for other colleges is $25 per test.

    Connection to SCC Services: The Learning Center staff is available to assist in making connections via phone or video with SCC services. In-person meetings at the LC may also be arranged.