Lansing Community College


Academic Information

The procedures below apply to general academic information including those related to grades and academic standing, as well as the requirements and effects of repeating a course.

Academic Amnesty

Final Grade Appeals

Administrative Appeals

Academic Definitions

Academic Standing

Computing Grade Point Average

Enrollment Verification

Extra Credit


Grade Changes

Grading System

Pass/Fail Grading

Repeating a Course

State Authorization Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosure

Using a Course More Than Once for a Degree or Certificate

Admissions Information

The information below covers procedures related to the admissions process and includes information specific to various student types.

General Admissions Criteria

Guest Student

High School Dual Enrollment & Home School Program Criteria

International Admissions

Selective Admissions

Graduation Requirements, Certificates & Degrees

The information below includes the requirements needed to be awarded a certificate or degree, including General Education requirements, and the application process. In addition, information is provided on the process to request an accommodation for students with disabilities.

Accommodations for Students with Documented Disabilities

Graduation Honors

Granting Additional Associate Degrees

Granting an Associate Degree when the Student has Earned a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Degree 

Granting Exceptions for Institutional General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

How to Apply for an Associate Degree, Certificate of Achievement, or Certificate of Completion

How Students Can Satisfy General Education Requirements

Institutional Requirements for Associate Degrees

Institutional Requirements for Certificates of Achievement and Certificates of Completion

LCC General Education Requirements


Registration Information

Below is information regarding the process to register for classes, including placement tests/levels, credit requirements for full-time/part-time status, and making schedule adjustments. In addition, information regarding withdrawal from a class is included.

Auditing Courses

Academic Assessment & Placement Testing for Student Success

Canceling Course Sections

Course Withdrawal Procedure

General Registration Information

Late Registration & Schedule Adjustments

Maximum Enrollment per Semester

Veteran and Active Military Student Course Withdrawal

Student Credit Requirements

Student General Rules, Guidelines, & Codes of Conduct

Below are procedures related to student conduct, and the process to submit an appeal or complaint.

General Rules & Guidelines

Student Appeals & Complaints

Student Bereavement

Student Code of Conduct

Student Due Process

Student Records

In addition to FERPA, the information below includes transcript requests and the retention of student records.

Retention of Student Records

Student Rights Under FERPA

Student Transcripts

The Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Records

Frequently Asked Questions about FERPA

Incoming Transfer Credits

The information below describes alternative or accelerated degree completion options to obtain credit toward a degree or certificate, including transfer credit, credit for licensure/certification and other credentials, credit for prior learning, and credits earned during military service.

Transfer Credit – Evaluation and Acceptance

Credit Earned by Examination

Credit for Experiential Learning

Credit for Licensure, Certification, and Other Credentials

Transfer Credit – General Credit

Transfer Credit Earned at Foreign Institutions

Transfer Credit Earned from Nationally Normed Exams

Transfer Credit Earned in the U.S. Armed Forces


Tuition & Fees Information

Below are procedures related to the calculation of tuition based on residency and veteran status, the payment of those fees, and the refund policy.

Tuition – Eligibility for In-District, In-State, Out-of-State, or International Rate

Tuition and Payment

Tuition and Fees Refund

Tuition – Veterans/Dependents In-State Rate

Veterans Benefits & Transition Act of 2018


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