Lansing Community College
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First-time College Student

New, first-time applicants to LCC should apply online, visit campus and meet with the admissions team in the StarZone at the Downtown Campus. Expert staff will guide you through the admissions processes and help you plan your academic journey.

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Transfer and Guest

Applicants who have taken courses or earned degrees from other colleges or universities should apply online, submit transcripts to LCC and meet with an advisor to discuss credit equivalencies.

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Active and former military members and their dependents should contact LCC’s Gold Star Status Veterans Affairs Department. Expert staff members help you navigate through complex benefits processes and help you discover college credits earned for serving our country.

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Applicants who are admitted into the U.S. in a temporary, non-resident status (any type of visa) are considered international students. Refugees, immigrants or resident aliens (green card) are not considered international students.

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High School Student

High school and home schooled students who are interested in taking LCC courses are considered dual enrolled students. Let us help you get a head start on your college journey.

The Admissions Team is ready to help!

Contact us if you have any questions or issues.

Call: 517-483-1999

Student Engagement & Admissions Team

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    Apply to LCC

    Fill out our admissions application to become an official LCC student!

    Apply Now

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    Activate Your Account

    Now that you're in, activate your LCC account to get access to your email and important information from the College.

    To activate your account, you will need the LCC Student ID number you received after you applied.

    Activate Your Account

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    If you haven't already, it's time to upload your high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, or AP Test scores so that we can help determine your starting place at LCC. If you are not able to get placement levels with these documents, don't worry. You can take our placement tests.

    You can check if you currently have levels in reading, writing, and math in the profile tab of your myLCC account.

    Upload documents, check testing hours and location, and view sample questions through the testing center website.

    Get Placement Levels

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    What's Your Path?

    Take the interests assessment to find program and career pathways that may be right for you. This must be completed before you go to Orientation.

    Take Interests Assessment

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    LCC's out-of-this-world orientation will give you information about academic advising, student life, LCC pro tips, and you can even register for classes before you leave!

    Orientation Sessions

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    Register for Classes

    You did it. You're ready to register for classes! If you need help, reach out to your Success Coach or visit the StarZone in the Gannon Building. You can also register on your own in Banner, just log in to MyLCC.

    Register Now

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Upcoming Semesters

Summer 2020

Registration opens April 20
You can enroll until classes begin May 18

Fall 2020

Registration opens April 27
You can enroll until classes begin August 20

Spring 2021

You can apply to LCC now before registration opens

Learn more about LCC programs and the enrollment process by contacting the admissions team.

Admissions Team

You Have a Success Coach
Academic Success Coaching Team

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Once you complete orientation, you will be assigned an Academic Success Coach who will continue to support your success through graduation.

Meet the Team



The StarZone

The StarZone is a one-stop-shop for all of your student services needs. You can apply, file your FAFSA, meet with an academic or career advisor, find student support resources, make a payment and get help solving any issue. The staff are experts at making sure you’re taken care of during your entire time at LCC. Stop by anytime, the StarZone is in the Gannon Building on the second floor.

Learn More
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On-Campus Jobs

Get a job on campus to earn while you learn with flexible schedules around your classes.

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