Registering for Classes- Help with Career or Major

Registration Steps

For new students who need help deciding on a career or major

If you are a new student and need some help deciding which career or major is best for you, please follow these steps to ensure you are on the right path. 

Step One

Apply to Lorain County Community
Complete your application in person at the Enrollment Services front desk, at an LCCC Learning Center or via mail.

Step Two

Complete the COMPASS
To assist you in reaching your goals, LCCC offers an assessment test- the COMPASS. The COMPASS will help identify both your strengths and areas of needed enhancement in reading, writing, and math before scheduling classes. If you have AP, ACT, or SAT test scores or transfer credits, you may be exempt from LCCC’s Compass assessment test.

Step Three

Attend an Orientation Session:
Attend an on-campus Orientation (recommended) and complete your College Student Inventory (CSI) or complete the online orientation with quiz component and CSI through your MyCampus account at  Learn more at

Step Four

Choose a Career or
LCCC’s employment and career services office can help you find a career or major that best fits with your goals and interests.

Step Five

Meet with an Advisor/Counselor to Register for
Meet with an Academic Advisor or Counselor to review your course placement and register for courses. (New students are not permitted to register online until first meeting with an Advisor or Counselor.)

Step Six

Pay Your Bill
Remember to complete your FAFSAas a first step in applying for Financial Aid. Learn more at You can also pay with cash, check or credit card and/or sign up for a payment plan at



October is Manufacturing Month

This series of activities for high school students through adults showcases the importance of manufacturing in Lorain County.

Events include:
  • OH Makes@LCCC Conference
  • Think Manufacturing Student Expo
  • Mechatronics Information Session
  • "What Makes What in Lorain County
Click here for a complete list of events. 

Canvas Has Replaced ANGEL

Click here to learn more.   

Earn College Credit for Your Experience

Your professional, military or volunteer experience in an applied area may make you eligible to receive college credit. Click here to learn more.   


Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Click here to learn more.  

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014, spring 2015, or fall 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge.