Business Start-Up Assistance

Entrepreneurship NOW

From Layoff to Launch Program

Are you considering starting or growing an existing business?  Not sure where to start now that you have more time to work on the idea? 

Lorain County Community College has a number of ways to help you be successful and find other viable outlets for economic security and satisfaction now and into the future.  The program provides: 

  • Access to Entrepreneurship Innovation Center Resources and Services 
  • Funding to attend and complete Start Your Business Boot camps 
  • Mentoring/Coaching with local successful entrepreneurs 
  • Personalized consulting

Start Your Business Boot Camp
Interested in developing your business idea?  Do you want access to helpful resources and professional expertise?  If yes, then please consider attending Start Your Business Boot Camp.

Scholarship/Grant Information
Learn about opportunities to apply for funding to help start, grow or take your business to the next level.  Competitive grants in a specific amount will be made available to individuals who complete the Start Your Business Boot camp and the mentor/coaching process.

Helpful Links

For more information, please contact Katie Van Dyke: (440) 366-4172.

Announcements

15 to Finish: Add a Late-Start Class Today

Take at least 15 credit hours per semester and you'll be closer to graduation and closer to your career. There’s still time to add a class to your schedule. Late-start courses begin Feb. 23 and March 23.
   
Click here to see the short-term class schedule and to register.

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 and spring 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. 

MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

Dean's List

Congratulations to the hardworking students who were named to the Dean’s List for fall 2014.  If you think you made the Dean’s List for fall semester, check your LCCC email account for an official confirmation from LCCC. See the full list of students named to the Dean’s List at www.lorainccc.edu/deanslist.

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
 
Click here to learn more and register.

Financial Aid Filing Fairs

LCCC will offer free help for anyone filing a FAFSA form - regardless of the college they plan to attend - at a series of Financial Aid Filing Fairs held in February and March. Click here for details and to register online.

Sign Up for Text Alerts

Sign up to receive text message alerts in the event of campus emergencies, campus closings, campus power outages and severe weather announcements at www.lorainccc.edu/alerts.

Softball Team Tryouts

The LCCC Softball Team will host tryouts from noon to 1 p.m., February 21 and 22 in the Ewing Center Field House. Learn More.

MBA Program Begins in Fall 2015

Beginning in fall 2015, Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will offer a master’s of business administration degree through the University Partnership. Learn more.