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



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Smart Path FWD

Northeast Ohio’s four community colleges – LCCC, Cuyahoga Community College, Lakeland Community College and Stark State College – offer a smart path forward for students, employers and our region. 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.