Lansing Community College

The English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses develop the English skills needed to achieve competency at various levels successfully. These courses build upon the Beginning ESOL Literacy classes already offered in the community and serve as a bridge to Lansing Community College (LCC).

    Why take ESOL courses at LCC?
  • Improve your English and later enroll in for-credit ESOL
  • Improve your English to get a job or a better job
  • Communicate better in English in everyday life

LCC offers non-credit ESOL courses as well as for-credit ESOL courses. These course offerings are listed below.

Non-Credit Course Options For-Credit Course Options

Non-credit Course Options

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NCEL 034 - Combined Skills Level 3

16-week course

Dates: January 9 – May 2, 2024

Medical professional talking to a patient.

NCEL 160 - Health Careers for ESOL

8-week course

Dates: March 11 – May 6, 2024

Business professional talking to a group.

NCEL 170 - ESOL for Business

8-week course

Dates: March 11 – May 6, 2024


For-credit ESOL Courses

Students studying in a classroom.

ESOL 098 - ESL Combined Skills Level 4

Students studying in a classroom.

ESOL 099 - ESL Combined Skills Level 5



ESOL For-credit

  • Improve your English skills to earn a certificate or degree, or to transfer to a four-year university.
  • For high-beginning to advanced students in an academic setting.
  • Communicate more successfully in English in your everyday life.
International Students in a Classroom

International Students

Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa who are currently attending another U.S. college and intend to take a small number of classes at LCC are considered guest students.

International Students in a Classroom

Don’t Live in the U.S.?

If you currently do not live in the United States, follow this simple pathway to starting your U.S. education at LCC and, ultimately, a four-year university!

Pathway to the U.S.


Contact ESOL

Non-credit ESOL Classes:

Phone: 517-483-1857
Lansing Community College - West Campus
5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing, MI 48917

Meet the JTC Staff

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For-credit ESOL Classes:

Global Student Services
Phone: 517-483-1196