Lansing Community College

Motorcycle Safety classes and registration is now open. Please check this website often for the latest information. You may also contact the Motorcycle Safety Hotline at 517-483-1033 for additional assistance.

Motorcycle Safety Classes

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Basic Rider Course

Dates: July 13 - 14, 2024

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Basic Rider Course

Dates: July 16 - 17, 2024

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Basic Rider Course

Dates: July 20 - 21, 2024

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Basic Rider Course

Dates: July 23 - 24, 2024

Riding motorcycles within cones

Experienced Basic Rider Course

Date: July 9, 2024

Riding motorcycles within cones

Experienced Basic Rider Course

Date: July 10, 2024






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.
  • eCourse information will be sent to the email address provided during registration. 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


  • 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 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)



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 Mark Khol at explaining your interest and qualifications.

West Campus main building at sunrise


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


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

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