Though cliché, “life happens,” is a reality for many students. For these instances, and other times when extra support is needed, Lansing Community College’s student support services are here to assist. Whether it is school-related or personal, our professional staff are ready to help students find solutions to their issues and be successful in the classroom.

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StarZone Student Services

The Starzone is the one-stop student services resource. Any question, the staff can help find an answer.

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Center for Student Support

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The Center for Student Support provides support in the following areas: counseling, international students, first-generation college students, emergency assistance (food, clothing, housing), student-parent resources and scholarships, disability services and more.

 

Returning Adult / Student-Parent Resources

This specialized support network helps connect returning adult students and students with children with the additional resources they may need to be successful: child care options and scholarships, refresher courses, women’s support and more.

FOSTERING S.T.A.R.S.

This federally-funded support program assists those who have experienced foster care by providing life skills mentoring, counseling and more.

GLOBAL STUDENT SERVICES

International students and those whose first language is not english can find assistance in navigating through admissions and registration processes, and any additional help throughout their LCC experience.

COUNSELING SERVICES

Licensed professional counselors help students through outside factors that may impede their academic success: personal matters, depression and anxiety, family issues and more.

First-Generation Students (TRiO)

TRiO Student Support Services is a federally funded program providing:

  • Academic Advising
  • Tutoring Services
  • Student Development Courses
  • Leadership Workshops
  • Graduation & Transfer Workshops
  • Cultural Enrichment Activities
  • Financial Literacy Workshops
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Assistance with career/paths and educational opportunities
  • FAFSA Application Assistance
  • Assistance completing applications to transfer to four-year institutions
  • Referrals to LPC Counselors
  • Campus Visits to four-year institutions
Eligibility requirements
  • Students must be first-generation college students (neither parent(s) or legal guardian has a bachelor degree)
  • Students must be low-income and meet guidelines as defined by the U. S. Department of Education
  • Students with a disability (documented)

Office of Veteran and Military Affairs

two veteran students playing pool

The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs proudly serves those who have served our country, and their families. From admissions to graduation, this office supports our service members. Some services include: navigating VA benefits, counseling, academic advising, the Veterans Resource Center, and more.

Veteran Services

The Cesar E. Chavez Learning Center

This center provides student study spaces and a computer lab with access to printing and copying. It is also home to three student groups:

  • Men About Progress
  • Starz Make it Happen
  • Latino Student Network (LUCERO)
Students in the LUCERO room

 

Latino Student Network (LUCERO)

LUCERO is a Support Services program designed to assist in the recruitment, retention, graduation and transferring of Lansing Community College students.

The focus of the LUCERO Program is to create a positive connection for Latino students with each other and with LCC and to develop exceptional academic, leadership and professional skills while learning about and celebrating diversity and culture.

Students can request additional information about the many benefits and opportunities for LUCERO students at LCC!

Membership Benefits

The focus of the LUCERO program is to create a positive connection for Latino students at Lansing Community College! Our goal is to make sure that LUCERO students graduate, transfer, and/or are retained.

By joining LUCERO, you will:

  • Receive one-on-one attention and individualized academic planning assistance
  • Learn more about your culture and other world cultures
  • Build friendships with peers
  • Expand your leadership ability
  • Have opportunities to attend conferences and visit universities
  • Receive assistance or guidance in any academic issue

Center for Student Access

The Center for Student Access provides classroom and testing accommodations for students with disabilities and helps educate the LCC community on disability-related issues. The center also collaborates with students, faculty and staff to ensure all students have equal access to educational opportunities at the College.

Center for Student Access

The Centre for Engaged Inclusion

The Centre engages the campus in building an equitable and inclusive community through intellectual exploration and collaboration.

Students talking with the director of the Centre for Engaged Inclusion

Located in the Gannon Building, the Centre is a place to explore topics related to diversity and inclusion through various shared experiences offered throughout the year. We envision a community where everyone has a sense of belonging and possibility, and is empowered to cultivate an equitable world.

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Center for Transitional Learning

Staff support first-year students in navigating the college landscape and provide Academic First-Year Experience classes to prepare students for success.

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Annual Fairs

Lansing Community College welcomes the public to campus for many events: the annual Job and Internship Fair that attracts more than 120 employers each year to LCC’s West Campus; College Night invites high school students and their families to meet with more than 100 colleges and universities to the Gannon Commons; and the Transfer Fair where the community can learn about transferring-in to LCC or learn about opportunities outside of LCC.

Annual Job & Internship Fair

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College Night

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Transfer Fair

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Ombudsperson

The LCC Ombudsperson is a student advocate and can help guide students through the proper channels to resolve complaints and appeals. They are also agents for change, recommending modifications to existing rules and processes to improve the student experience.

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Fitness Centers

Physical wellness is connected to academic wellness. Students can utilize a weight room and two fitness centers at no cost with student ID.

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Contact the StarZone

Visit the StarZone to get help with admissions, financial aid, academic advising, payment plans, placement testing, orientation and all other student services.

Student chats with helper at the StarZone in the Gannon building

The StarZone

Phone: 517-483-1957
Toll Free: 800-644-4522

Downtown Campus
Gannon Building
411 N. Grand Ave
Lansing, MI 48933

Hours:
Monday: 8am – 6pm
Tuesday: 8am – 6pm
Wednesday: 8am – 5pm
Thursday: 8am – 5pm
Friday: 8am – 4pm

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