Adult Learner Resources

Career ReStart

Resources for Adult Learners

Learn how the resources in Lorain County work together to help you achieve your educational and career goals.

 

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Certificate and Degree Programs

College Credit for Work and Life Experience 

 

Distance Learning and Internet Courses

 

Financial Aid

 

Short-Term Training Programs

 

Tutoring Services

Veterans' Resources

We at Lorain County Community College understand that adult learners returning to college after years away from school face a unique set of challenges.  They have great responsibility, little time, financial obligations and anxiety related to the entire college process. LCCC offers services and programs to help the Adult Learner transition into a program the will help upgrade existing skills through short-term training programs or develop new skills/Career through over 80 degree and certificate programs to get you back into the workforce as soon as possible!  We have number of ways offer our classes to better fit the demands of everyday life-on-line, in-class, days, afternoons, evenings and weekends.

Unemployed?  Career ReStart is a program designed specifically for the unemployed Adult Learner. 

No matter what  your employment status we offer:

  • Personalized career decision and guidance assistance through one-on-one sessions or our “bootcamps.”
  • Academic Advising and Counseling.
  • Financial resource options for those who qualify-don’t know how to start the process?  We can help!
  • Prior Learning credit (may award college credit for college-level  learning  from work and life experience-saves you time and money!).
  • Experiential Learning-internships, service learning opportunities, co-ops, etc.
  • Employment Placement preparation assistance (build a resume, interviewing assistance, etc.).

How to get started:
Meet with a Career and Academic Specialist who can assist you with your first steps towards a new career!  Please contact Career Services at 440-366-4076 to set-up an appointment.

Not sure how to pay? 
Attend an information session that quickly reviews options for funding your education.   Register online at www.loraincountyworks.com.


 

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 March 23.
   
Click here to see the short-term class schedule and to register.

Use Caution in Parking Lots

Workers are replacing the light fixtures on campus roads and parking lots. Some roadways and parking spaces will blocked off during this time. Please be very careful and slow down.

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. 

MyUniversity

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

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.

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.