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



Registration for Spring 2017 begins October 17

Spring classes begin January 17. Explore the Registration Schedule to find out when you are eligible to register.

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