Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


How do I schedule an appointment with a UP program advisor?

All university advisors have their own procedures for scheduling meetings with students. Contact the University Partnership office at 440-366-4949 and you will be directed to the appropriate advisor.

How do I request a copy of my transcript?

If you need a copy of your transcript from one of the partner universities, you will need to request this from the main campus Registrar's Office. If you need an official LCCC transcript, you can request one in the LCCC Enrollment Services department, located in the Bass Library or online at  If you need unofficial transcripts for University Partnership program advising, please stop at the UP office in UC 104.

How are classes offered?

The university classes are offered through a variety of delivery modes, face to face, Interactive Distance Learning and web based.  Your partnership advisor can help identify the delivery mode when you register for classes.

What is a Transient Student?

Transient Students may take one or more courses at another institution while admitted to their home institution. A transient form allows you to receive credit from the transient institution, and the credit is accepted by your home institution.

What is a Consortium Agreement?

A Consortium Agreement is an agreement between eligible institutions which enables you to receive financial aid while visiting another institution. Coursework taken under a consortium agreement must be accepted as part of your degree program at the institution where you are receiving your degree.

How do I know if my class has been canceled due to Severe Weather?

When severe weather strikes the area, the decision to close the LCCC campus for daytime classes will be made by 6:00 AM and by 3:00 PM for evening classes. If the LCCC campus is closed due to severe weather, ALL UP classes will be canceled. If the main campus of a partner university is closed and LCCC remains open, the UP classes will be closed. For the LCCC and partner university closings, listen to your local radio or television station, or check your institution's web site. LCCC's site for campus closings is: Severe Weather Campus Status

Now you can sign up to get emergency messages from LCCC sent directly to your mobile phone.  There is no charge from LCCC for this service, but normal text-messaging charges from your cell carrier will apply. 

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What if I do not know which program is best suited by my educational background or career goals?

Academic advisors in Enrollment Services can assist you in general coursework evaluation and advising by comparing LCCC and UP programs.

Where do I pay my partner university's tuition bill?

All tuition billing will come from the partner university along with methods of payment. The University Partnership office is unable to accept any payments.  Current partner university Tuition Rates.

What if the program I am interested in is not on the Current Program list?

The University Partnership continues to look for new programs of interest to area students to add to the Current Program list. Check back frequently for information on new programs, or take a moment to complete the Student Interest Survey. Information from this survey is used to identify areas of interest. Students who completed the survey will be notified if a new program is added in their areas of their interest.

Will my diploma indicate that I graduated from the University Partnership at Lorain County Community College?

No, your diploma will be issued by the partner university indicating the degree conferred upon you. If you choose to march in the LCCC Commencement Ceremony, you will be presented with a Certificate of Participation from the University Partnership at Lorain County Community College.


Register Now for Spring

Be a success! Register now for Spring Semester 2015. Classes begin January 20. Click here for registration information.

Extended Hours for Spring Registration

Enrollment, Financial and Career Services will be open 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday beginning Monday, November 17.

Congratulations to our Winners!

Congratulations to Ellen Isenhour of Columbia Station and Patrick Arndt of LaGrange! They each won an iPad by registering for spring semester classes before November 16. Ellen, Patrick, please visit Commodore Books and More with your ID to claim your prize.

The Starbucks cards have been distributed. (Gift cards are being mailed to everyone who qualified but did not yet pick up their prize!) Thanks to everyone who registered during the promotion.

Midterm Grades Now Available

Fall Semester students are encouraged to check midterm grades by logging into MyCampus going to the Student Center. Please refer to for detailed instructions.

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.


Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at

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. 

Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at