Lansing Community College

Steps to Get Started at LCC

Select your student type below for detailed college enrollment steps. If you're not sure which category you fall under, complete the general admissions steps.

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First-time College Student

New, first-time applicants to LCC should apply online, visit campus and meet with the admissions team in the StarZone at the Downtown Campus. Expert staff will guide you through the admissions processes and help you plan your academic journey.

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Transfer and Guest

Applicants who have taken courses or earned degrees from other colleges or universities should apply online, submit transcripts to LCC and meet with an advisor to discuss credit equivalencies.

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Active and former military members and their dependents should contact LCC’s Gold Star Status Veterans Affairs Department. Expert staff members help you navigate through complex benefits processes and help you discover college credits earned for serving our country.

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Applicants who are admitted into the U.S. in a temporary, non-resident status (any type of visa) are considered international students. Refugees, immigrants or resident aliens (green card) are not considered international students.

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High School Student

High school and home schooled students who are interested in taking LCC courses are considered dual enrolled students. Let us help you get a head start on your college journey.

General Admissions Steps

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    Apply to LCC

    Fill out our admissions application to become an official LCC student!

    Apply Now

    How to Apply to LCC

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    Activate Your Account

    Now that you're in, activate your LCC account to get access to your email and important information from the College.

    To activate your account, you will need the LCC Student ID number you received after you applied.

    Activate Your Account

    Account Activation

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    Establish Placement Levels

    If you haven't already, it's time to upload your high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, or AP Test scores so that we can help determine your starting place at LCC. If you are not able to get placement levels with these documents, don't worry. You can take our placement tests.

    You can check if you currently have levels in reading, writing, and math in the profile tab of your myLCC account.

    Upload documents, check testing hours and location, and view sample questions through the testing center website.

    Get Placement Levels

    Directions for Establishing Placement Levels

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    LCC's out-of-this-world orientation will give you information about academic advising, student life, LCC pro tips, and you can even register for classes before you leave!

    Orientation Sessions

    Online Orientation Directions

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    Register for Classes

    You did it. You're ready to register for classes! If you need help, reach out to your Success Coach or visit the StarZone in the Gannon Building. You can also register on your own in Banner, just log in to myLCC.

    Visit the registration page for a library of "how-to" videos to assist with the registration process.

    Registration Page

    Search and Register for Courses Using Banner

Upcoming Semester

Summer 2024

Registration opens March 25, 2024
Classes begin May 13, 2024
Summer 2024 classes will be held in six formats.

Learn more about LCC programs and the enrollment process by contacting the admissions team.


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