Lansing Community College

Plan a Course Schedule

Planning a schedule that works for your lifestyle is critical to student success. Use the tool below to plan your schedule for this semester.

Plan your Schedule

Course Offering Formats

The college expects fall course offerings to fit into five types.

  • ON – Online: Traditional, asynchronous online courses.
  • ORT – Partial Scheduled Lecture: An online real time (ORT) class that has some regularly scheduled online meeting day(s) and time(s) along with unscheduled online instruction and activities.
  • ORT – Full Scheduled Lecture: An online real time (ORT) class where all instruction is delivered online during designated meeting day(s) and times.
  • OH – Online Hybrid: A class that has some regularly scheduled classroom instruction along with online coursework and activities. Students will receive face-to-face instruction in the traditional classroom, lab, or worksite, and will also participate in online instruction/learning.
  • Face-to-Face: A traditional, in-person class with on-campus instruction. 

 A majority of the course offerings will fit in the first three categories

The fourth and fifth categories will be mostly limited to select courses that require hands-on components, such as welding, aviation, heavy equipment and EMS/paramedic. Limits on the fourth and fifth types of offering are critical to ensure the college community can continue to maintain physical distancing requirements even as we begin to offer face-to-face instruction.

If needed due to the changing nature of the pandemic, we will adjust the fall schedule accordingly.

All Course Offerings

Estimate Tuition Cost

Planning for the cost of higher education is extremely important. Use the tool below to estimate the cost of your tuition for this semester.

Course Tuition Cost Estimator

Please note: All summer and fall 2020 course fees, approved by the LCC Board of Trustees, remain unchanged.

Course fees support costs unique to specific courses, beyond the standard cost of instruction and basic materials. Fees include a variety of consumable costs, specialized equipment, and technology dedicated to the associated course. Further, small group instruction is sometimes required by state or federal regulations, national accreditation mandates, or quality and safety standards, which all impact faculty-to-student ratios and overall program costs. These costs have not changed because of distance learning.

LCC’s longstanding practice is that students are charged for the cost to deliver their education in their chosen program. As such, the courses and programs that have these additional costs are charged to the students enrolled in the courses rather than spreading those costs out evenly among all students by way of higher tuition. This practice promotes fairness for all.

In April 2020, the LCC Board of Trustees did approve permanently eliminating the $25 online virtual fee. You will not see that fee on your bill during summer or fall 2020, or anytime thereafter.

Register for Class(es)

To register, Log into myLCC and click on the Banner link to drop or add course(s). For assistance on how to register online, please check out our "How to Register Online" instruction guide.
Note: Prerequisite overrides are managed within each division/department.

Students can add classes based on the teaching periods. For important deadline details, see the charts above. Register early for best class selection! For additional information, call LCC at 517-483-1957 or toll-free at 1-800-644-4522. Refer to variable-date options list for classes beginning throughout the semester.

Many LCC courses are taught in a shorter timeframe than the traditional full semester teaching period and provide the same amount of credit. See the list above for the various start and end dates of the teaching periods.

Students must be admitted to the college and complete the required steps prior to registering.

Students should determine that all of the required course prerequisites have been met and seats are available.

Add an Additional Class

Online registration is available until 10 minutes prior to when a face-to-face class begins (lecture, lab).

Online registration for online, online/hybrid and classes that state TBA as one of the meeting times is available until midnight (12:00 a.m.) the date the teaching period begins.

Once online registration ends for a course, follow the Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment Guidelines below.

Dropping a Class

Students are responsible for dropping all courses they are not planning to attend and are responsible for payment of classes in which they are enrolled. Students should not assume they will be dropped from a class or classes for nonpayment, as there are many factors which will determine whether and when a student is dropped for nonpayment. It is the student's responsibility to verify his or her enrollment status. To verify enrollment status, students can view their schedule on the LCC Website.

Students should drop online until the deadline for each teaching period. Refunds are available based on the Refund Schedule above.

Please note: Dropping a class may require you to pay money back to the College if you have received financial aid. Contact the Financial Aid office before dropping!

Register Late or Make Schedule Adjustments

Late registration at Lansing Community College is not allowed. Schedule adjustments are allowed within the first week of each part of term. Special circumstance may be considered after consultation with the instructor and the Academic Dean.

A schedule adjustment is defined as adding a course by a student with registration activity for the current semester. Adding an additional course, switching sections, and being reinstated into a section in which the student was previously registered in are all examples of schedule adjustments.

Late registration is defined as adding a course by a student that has not had any registration activity for the current semester.

What is registration activity?

Examples of registration activity include:

  • A student is registered in a section for the current semester
  • A student dropped a section during the current semester
  • A student was on a waitlist for a section during the current semester
Procedure for Schedule Adjustments and Late Registration Requests
  1. The student must complete the drop/add form found on the Registrar's Forms page and obtain the required approval/signatures based on the following scenarios.
    1. Schedule adjustments during the first week of the part of term only require approval from the instructor.
    2. Schedule adjustments during the second week of each part of term requires approval from both the instructor and the Academic Dean.
    3. Late registration requests must obtain approval from both the instructor and the Academic Dean once the section begins.
  2. The student submits the completed form to any of the division or department offices, the StarZone (located in the Gannon Building), or email the Registrar's Office at for a final approval and processing.
    1. Please note that some requests may be denied after obtaining approvals from the instructor and/or the Academic Dean due to seat availability, registration holds, or prerequisite errors. Students will be notified either in person or via LCC email if a request is denied.
  3. The student will be notified either in person or via LCC email once request is approved and processed.

Change Grade Status (Audit/Credit)

Students can change from audit to credit or credit to audit online until Wednesday, August 19th, 2020. After that, students must request the change in person at a Student Service Center.

Changing enrollment status may affect financial aid.

Pay for Classes

Pay your bill to avoid having your classes dropped. Access your LCC Student E-mail Account for important updates.

If you are unfamiliar with your LCC student e-mail account, visit the Student Email Assistance page for a step-by-step guide to getting started.

Because of federal regulations, Financial Aid can only pay for classes that are in your major or program of study. It is important to keep your major updated and only register for courses needed so you don’t have to pay for classes without financial aid.

To update your major or program of study, access the Change of Program Request form.

Tuition Refunds

Students are responsible for dropping all courses they are not planning to attend, and are responsible for payment of classes in which they are enrolled. Refunds are available based on the schedule above.


The last day to request a change in residency status is Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020.

You can view the complete residency policy and procedures on the policies, procedures, and regulations webpage.

To submit a request to change residency, please select the Student Declaration of Residency form on the Forms webpage.

Academic Calendar

Teaching Periods

Last Date for 100% Refund TUITION and FEES

Last Date for 50% Refund TUITION and SUPPORT FEE ONLY

Last Date to Change to Audit/Credit

Last Date to Drop With No Grade

Last Date to Drop Course Course with a Record of a W & Last Date to Drop Online

Standard Teaching Periods [start - end]
Full Semester [8/20-12/14] 8/26 9/2 9/2 9/2 11/30
First 8 weeks [8/20-10/14] 8/26 9/2 9/2 9/2 10/7
Last 8 weeks [10/15-12/14] 10/21 10/28 10/28 10/28 12/7
First 12 weeks [8/20-11/11] 8/26 9/2 9/2 9/2 11/1
Last 12 weeks [9/17-12/13] 9/23 9/30 9/30 9/30 12/2
Last 14 weeks [9/3-12/14] 9/9 9/16 9/16 9/16 12/2
Last 15 weeks [8/27-12/14] 9/2 9/9 9/9 9/9 12/1

Variable-Start Courses

Community and Continuing Education (Non-Credit Courses) [Section Specific] Please call (517) 483-1415 for assistance.
Open Entry Courses or Modules [Based on learning contract]  Day prior to the learning contract start date Per learning contract Day prior to the learning contract start date Day prior to the leaning contract start date NONE
Less than 8 weeks [Section Specific] Day prior to the start of class N/A Midpoint of class Day prior to start of class NONE
8 weeks or more [Section Specific] 7 days into the class 14 days prior to the last week of class 14 days into class 14 days into class Day prior to the last week


Registrar's Office Contact

Our office is located in the StarZone in the Gannon Building. For directions, see us on Google Maps

an employee sits at the starzone desk and talks with a student

Mailing Address
Registrar's Office
Lansing Community College
411 N Grand Ave
Lansing, MI 48933-1215

Mon - Thurs: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Phone: 517-483-1200 option 2
Toll Free: 800-644-4522
Fax: 517-483-9668


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