Lansing Community College

Classes will open for registration as they become available, beginning in April and continuing through the summer. Exact dates when registration will open vary, and are not publicized.

For the latest registration information, please call LCC’s Motorcycle Safety Hotline at (517) 483-1033.

Basic Rider Course

For those who:
  • Have some or no experience
  • NEED a motorcycle endorsement
  • Are thinking about riding and would like to give it a try

(Courses opening continually-please check back often to find a space)

Register

Experienced- Basic Rider Course 2

For those who:
  • Are already riding
  • NEED a motorcycle endorsement

(Courses opening continually-please check back often to find a space)

Register

Advanced Rider Course

For those who:
  • HAVE a current motorcycle endorsement
  • Would like to build skills and become a better rider

Register

 

Important things to know:

  • Students seeking a CY endorsement will receive a certificate of completion by email from the Michigan Rider Education Program upon successful completion of the Basic Rider Course or Experienced – Basic Rider Course 2. The certificate will provide further instructions to add the endorsement to the driver’s license.
  • All courses are $50, fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable.
  • A few days after your course registration you’ll receive an email from lifelong@lcc.edu with a link and instructions to access your eCourse. Succssful eCourse completion is reqired to pass the class.

Prepare for Your Class:

Get ready to ace your class, review some of the course information before you arrive!

Michigan Motorcycle Operator Manual
Michigan Motorcycle Laws Guide

Calendar of Events

Course Calendar

Prerequisites:

  • At least 15 years of age with a Stage 1 or higher valid Michigan Driver's License.
  • Ability to ride a bike.
  • Must be able to balance and support a two-wheeled motorcycle and operate manual hand and foot controls for shifting and braking.
  • Must sign a liability waiver. If under 18, a parent or guardian must sign the liability waiver.
  • Previous experience riding a motorcycle.

Certain classes will encourage participants to bring their own motorcycle for the course.

Additional Info

For additional info on Motorcycle Safety and course offerings, email motorcycling@michigan.gov or visit the Michigan SOS Motorcycle Safety website.

SOS Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety Course Info

Requirements: Participants must have the ability to ride a bicycle.

Instructors: Your class will be taught by Rider Coaches who are certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and have years of experience.

What We Supply: Motorcycles used in endorsement training and classroom materials

What You Will Need To Bring:

  • Face covering that covers nose and mouth
  • Valid Michigan Driver's License (minimum Level 1)
  • DOT-compliant or Snell-approved helmet (Required for all students to wear during the safety training course)
  • Eye protection
  • Long-sleeved shirt or jacket
  • Long, non-flare pants made of denim or equivalent or more durable material
  • Full fingered gloves (preferably leather)
  • Over the ankle boots (leather preferred over cloth or canvas – high-top sneakers are not allowed)
  • eCourse Certificate

Important Information

  • You will be dismissed from the course if you present a danger to your safety or the safety of others during any exercise or evaluation in the course.
  • You must have no medical conditions or mental or physical limitations that would affect your learning or your safety or the learning or safety of others.
  • You must have not used, or be under the influence of alcohol, prescription or non-prescription drugs or any other substance that could impair your performance in the course.
  • Sessions will be offered on a first come, first serve basis by registration with Lansing Community College. (We ride rain or shine)
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SOS FAQ

Visit the Secretary of State Motorcycle Safety Program FAQ webpage for additional information.

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Interested in Becoming a Motorcycle Safety Foundation Certified RiderCoach?

If you are an experienced rider with good riding and communication skills, you may qualify to become a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) certified RiderCoach. Becoming an MSF RiderCoach is a great way to improve your own abilities while helping others to learn or enhance their riding skills.

To become an MSF certified RiderCoach you must, at a minimum:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Have a valid driver's license with a motorcycle (CY) endorsement.
  • Successfully complete a RiderCoach Preparation Course.
  • Have no more than six points on your driving record for moving violations during the 12 months before applying for approval as a RiderCoach.
  • Be sponsored by a Michigan Department of State approved public or private organization that offers rider safety training courses.

If you are interested in becoming a Rider Coach for Lansing Community College send an email of inquiry to Christina Lawrence at lawrenc7@lcc.edu explaining your interest and qualifications.

West Campus main building at sunrise

Contact

For the latest registration information call the Motorcycle Safety Hotline at: 517-483-1033

Email: lifelong@star.lcc.edu

Class Location Address:
LCC West Campus, rooms M124 & M124A
5708 Cornerstone Drive
Lansing, MI 48917

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