Lansing Community College

Registration for 2022 is now closed. New class information will be available during the spring of 2023. You may also contact the Motorcycle Safety Hotline at 517-483-1033 for additional assistance.

Basic Rider Course

For those who:
  • Have some or no experience
  • NEED a motorcycle endorsement
  • Are thinking about riding and would like to give it a try

(Courses opening continually-please check back often to find a space)

Experienced- Basic Rider Course 2

For those who:
  • Are already riding
  • NEED a motorcycle endorsement

(Courses opening continually-please check back often to find a space)

Advanced Rider Course

For those who:
  • HAVE a current motorcycle endorsement
  • Would like to build skills and become a better rider

Important things to know:

  • Students seeking a CY endorsement will receive a certificate of completion by email from the Michigan Rider Education Program upon successful completion of the Basic Rider Course or Experienced – Basic Rider Course 2. The certificate will provide further instructions to add the endorsement to the driver’s license.
  • All courses are $50, fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable.
  • You will receive an email from bci@lcc.edu after you register. The email will have  information about the eCourse. Successful eCourse completion is required to pass the class.

Prepare for Your Class:

Get ready to ace your class, review some of the course information before you arrive!

Michigan Motorcycle Operator Manual
Michigan Motorcycle Laws Guide

Calendar of Events

Course Calendar

Prerequisites:

  • At least 15 years of age with a Stage 1 or higher valid Michigan Driver's License.
  • Ability to ride a bike.
  • Must be able to balance and support a two-wheeled motorcycle and operate manual hand and foot controls for shifting and braking.
  • Must sign a liability waiver. If under 18, a parent or guardian must sign the liability waiver.
  • Previous experience riding a motorcycle.

Certain classes will encourage participants to bring their own motorcycle for the course.

Additional Info

For additional info on Motorcycle Safety and course offerings, email motorcycling@michigan.gov or visit the Michigan SOS Motorcycle Safety website.

SOS Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety Course Info

Requirements: Participants must have the ability to ride a bicycle.

Instructors: Your class will be taught by Rider Coaches who are certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and have years of experience.

What We Supply: Motorcycles used in endorsement training and classroom materials

What You Will Need To Bring:

  • Valid Michigan Driver's License (minimum Level 1)
  • DOT-compliant or Snell-approved helmet (Required for all students to wear during the safety training course)
  • Eye protection
  • Long-sleeved shirt or jacket
  • Long, non-flare pants made of denim or equivalent or more durable material
  • Full fingered gloves (preferably leather)
  • Over the ankle boots (leather preferred over cloth or canvas – high-top sneakers are not allowed)
  • eCourse Certificate

Important Information

  • You will be dismissed from the course if you present a danger to your safety or the safety of others during any exercise or evaluation in the course.
  • You must have no medical conditions or mental or physical limitations that would affect your learning or your safety or the learning or safety of others.
  • You must have not used, or be under the influence of alcohol, prescription or non-prescription drugs or any other substance that could impair your performance in the course.
  • Sessions will be offered on a first come, first serve basis by registration with Lansing Community College. (We ride rain or shine)
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SOS FAQ

Visit the Secretary of State Motorcycle Safety Program FAQ webpage for additional information.

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Interested in Becoming a Motorcycle Safety Foundation Certified Rider Coach?

If you are an experienced rider with good riding and communication skills, you may qualify to become a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) certified Rider Coach. Becoming an MSF Rider Coach is a great way to improve your own abilities while helping others to learn or enhance their riding skills.

To become an MSF certified Rider Coach you must, at a minimum:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Have a valid driver's license with a motorcycle (CY) endorsement.
  • Successfully complete a Rider Coach Preparation Course.
  • Have no more than six points on your driving record for moving violations during the 12 months before applying for approval as a Rider Coach.
  • Be sponsored by a Michigan Department of State approved public or private organization that offers rider safety training courses.

If you are interested in becoming a Rider Coach for Lansing Community College send an email of inquiry to Chantel Patton at edwarc@lcc.edu explaining your interest and qualifications.

West Campus main building at sunrise

Contact

For the latest registration information call the Motorcycle Safety Hotline at: 517-483-1033

Email: lifelong@star.lcc.edu

Class Location Address:
LCC West Campus, rooms M124 & M124A
5708 Cornerstone Drive
Lansing, MI 48917

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