Lansing Community College


Academic Information

The procedures below apply to general academic information including those related to grades and academic standing, as well as the requirements and effects of repeating a course.

Academic Amnesty

Final Grade Appeals

Administrative Appeals

Academic Definitions

Academic Standing Procedure

Course Participation Verification Policy

Computing Grade Point Average

Extra Credit Policy


Grade Changes

Grading System

Pass/Fail Grading

Repeating a Course

Using a Course More Than Once for a Degree or Certificate

Admissions Information

The information below covers procedures related to the admissions process and includes information specific to various student types.

Appeal Process for Denial of College Admissions

General Admissions Criteria

Guest Student

High School Dual Enrollment & Home School Program Criteria

International Admissions

Selective Admissions

Graduation Requirements, Certificates & Degrees

The information below includes the requirements needed to be awarded a certificate or degree, including General Education requirements, and the application process. In addition, information is provided on the process to request an accommodation for students with disabilities.

Accommodations for Students with Documented Disabilities

Graduation Honors

Institutional Requirements for Associate Degrees

Institutional Requirements for Certificates of Achievement and Certificates of Completion

How to Apply for an Associate Degree

How to Apply for a Certificate of Achievement or Certificate of Completion

How Students Can Satisfy General Education Requirements

LCC General Education Requirements

Process for Granting Exceptions for Institutional General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Regulation of Granting Additional Associate Degrees

Regulation for Granting an Associate Degree when the Student has Earned a Bachelor’s Degree


Registration Information

Below is information regarding the process to register for classes, including placement tests/levels, credit requirements for full-time/part-time status, and making schedule adjustments. In addition, information regarding withdrawal from a class is included.

Auditing Courses

Academic Assessment & Placement Testing for Student Success

Cancelling Course Sections

Course Withdrawal Policy & Procedure

General Registration Information

Late Registration & Schedule Adjustments

Student Credit Requirements

Student General Rules, Guidelines, & Codes of Conduct

Below are policies related to student conduct, and the process to submit an appeal or complaint.

General Rules & Guidelines

Student Due Process

Student Appeals & Complaints

Student Code of Conduct

Student Records

In addition to the FERPA policy, the information below includes transcript requests and the retention of student records.

Retention of Student Records

Student Transcripts

The Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Records Policy

Incoming Transfer Credits

The information below describes alternative methods to obtain credit toward a degree or certificate, including transfer credit, credit for licensure/certification, and credits earned during military service.

Acceptance and Evaluation of Transfer Credits from Other Institutions

Credit for Licensure and Certification

Credit Earned in the Armed Services

Credit Earned by Exam

Credit Earned at a Foreign Educational Institution

Credit for Experiential Learning

Credit Earned from Nationally Normed Exams

Tuition & Fees Information

Below are policies related to the calculation of tuition based on residency and veteran status, the payment of those fees, and the refund policy.

Eligibility for In-District, In-State, Out-of-State, or International Tuition

Payment of Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Refund Policy

Veterans In-State Tuition


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