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 ESOL Enrollment Process
- Apply to LCC as a student and receive an LCC student number (X00…).
Apply to LCC
- Show your placement levels
- If you do not have a Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) score,
you will need to take the LCC ESL Placement test in the LCC Placement Testing Center in the Gannon Building at the Downtown campus or at the LCC West campus.
Register to take the Placement Test
Note: Choose the “LCC Placement Test – Accuplacer” Group option, when registering for the placement exam. Then, choose the Accuplacer – English as Second Language test.
- If you do have your CASAS score, you will need to bring proof of the score to the LCC Placement Testing Center in the Gannon Building at the LCC Downtown campus (address below).
- If you do not have a Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) score, you will need to take the LCC ESL Placement test in the LCC Placement Testing Center in the Gannon Building at the Downtown campus or at the LCC West campus.
- After you take the placement test or submit your CASAS score to the LCC Placement Testing Center, LCC with connect you with Yvonne Creamer, Global Student Support Specialist, to assist you with enrolling in the class.
411 N. Grand Avenue, Lansing, MI 48911
LCC Downtown Campus
Gannon Building, Room 2228
Contact, Yvonne Creamer, Global Student Services Specialist
- 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.
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.
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!
Non-credit ESOL Classes:
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.