University Partnership Ridge Campus

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Short-Term Spring Semester Classes

Short-term classes are still available for the Spring Semester.  Terms begin February 22, March 21 and April 4.

Spring 2016 UPRC Short-Term Class Schedule

Spring 2016 LCCC Short-Term Class Information

Academic Advising:  Academic advising is available by appointment at UPRC, primarily on Mondays.  Call (440) 366-4800 to schedule your appointment today!

Books and Supplies:  Commodore Books and More, LCCC's campus bookstore, has everything you will need to start your classes this Fall.  Financial aid is available now for Fall Semester bookstore purchases.  The Ridge Campus offers a dropship option where online orders can be delivered to the Ridge Campus at no additional charge.  Click here for more information on textbook and supply dropship to UPRC.


Programs at UPRC

Programs include the Accelerated Paramedic Program, Information Technology training at the certificate and associate degree levels as well as the University of Toledo's Computer Science and Engineering University Partnership program.  Click here for a complete list of programs offered at the University Partnership Ridge Campus.

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32121 Lorain Road
North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039
Click here for a map.  

(440) 366-4800
(800) 995-5222, ext. 4800 
(440) 327-2002 Fax

Regular Office Hours

Monday 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
Tuesday  8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
Wednesday       8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
Thursday  8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Comprehensive student services, including admissions, course registration, the COMPASS Assessment test are available at the University Partnership Ridge Campus.  Academic advising and financial aid specialists are available by appointment.

Free Computer Access:  A bank of computers are available in the lobby during our regular office hours for students, faculty, staff and  community use.  A lab aide is available Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the front desk to assist with minor technical issues.  Both PC and Apple computers are available.

Click here for the fingerprinting/background check schedule.

About UPRC

The University Partnership Ridge Campus (UPRC) of LCCC provides local residents with what they need to succeed in the 21st century – easy access, high quality, affordable associate and bachelor degrees.  UPRC is conveniently located in North Ridgeville on Lorain Road adjacent to the Interstate 480 east entrance ramp and provides access to residents in North Ridgeville, Avon, Eaton Township, Olmsted Township, Columbia Station, North Olmsted and Westlake.

Click here to learn more about the center.

Fingerprinting and Background Checks

Fingerprinting and background checks are available at the University Partnership Ridge Campus.  Click here for the schedule.  The schedule is subject to change.  Please call to confirm availability.

Tutoring Services

Walk-in tutoring is available at the University Partnership Ridge Campus in computer information systems, english and math.

Spring semester walk-in tutoring begins the second week of classes (January 25) and is as follows:

  • Math (Michael Geletka):  Mondays and Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. (up to MTHM 181)
  • Math (Tyler Kis):  Mondays and Wednesdays, 11 a.m. - Noon (up to MTHM 172)
  • Math (Sean Hallam):  Tuesdays and Thursdays, Noon - 3 p.m. (up to MTHM 181)
  • Math (Justin Samko):  Tuesdays sand Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. (up to MTHM 181)
  • Computer Information Systems - CISS (Melinda Brown):  Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.

For additional tutoring needs, please contact the Academic Support Center at the LCCC Campus in Elyria at (440) 366-4057.  It may be possible for tutoring to be arranged at the University Partnership Ridge Campus.

Financial Aid Filing Fair

The University Partnership Ridge Campus will host its annual Financial Aid Filing Fair on Tuesday, February 23 from 1-6 p.m.  This is a free session open to any student (new or returning) planning to attend any college or university for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Financial aid experts will be on hand to help you complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and answer your questions.  Appointments are required.  To schedule an appointment, please call (440) 366-4505.

UpClose Session in Information Technology

The University Partnership Ridge Campus will host an UpClose session in Information Technology (IT) for students wishing to learn more about careers in Information Technology on Friday, February 26 from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Click here to learn more and RSVP for the session.

College Credit Plus Information Night

Save the date!  An information session for the College Credit Plus program is scheduled for Monday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the University Partnership Ridge Campus.  Learn how students in grades 7-12 can earn college credits for free before high school graduation.  Watch for more details and an RSVP link.

Free Income Tax Preparation

The LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus, in partnership with United Way of Greater Lorain County and the Lorain County Free Tax Prep Coalition, will host tax preparation clinics at the University Partnership Ridge Campus as part of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program.  Families and Individuals who made $60,000 or less in 2015 are, in general, able to connect to VITA free tax preparation services.  Tax clinics are scheduled:

  • Wednesday, February 24 - 5-9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 23 - 5-9 p.m.

For more information on the tax preparation clinics, call 1-800-275-6106 or call 211 from any Lorain County landline phone.

Computer Science and Engineering Housed at UPRC

The University of Toledo's Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) degree is one of the flagship programs at the University Partnership Ridge Campus.  The University of Toledo's College of Engineering was recently ranked as one of the top four engineering programs in the state of Ohio by the Princeton Review.  Graduates of the CSE program find careers in the aerospace, automotive, chemical, communication, electronics, manufacturing and processing industries as well as in government and education.  Computer engineers design both the hardware and software for automotive test equipment, biomedical instrumentation, computer networking, computer-aided design systems, computer vision systems, robotics and more.

To schedule an individual advising appointment with Program Director Adrienne Aguilar, please call (440) 366-7678. 

Academic Programs at the Ridge Campus

UPRC includes a Patient Simulation Learning Center for Allied Health and Nursing programs, including the Accelerated Paramedic Program.  Other programs offered at the UPRC include business and IT certificates and degrees, the digital forensics and computer application integration specialist programs.

UPRC is proud to host The University of Toledo’s Computer Science and Engineering bachelor degree, offered through the LCCC University Partnership.

Click here to learn more.

Northeast Ohio Forensic Data Recovery

Northeast Ohio Forensic Data Recovery provides Digital Forensics services to various government agencies and private companies. Its primary service is to investigation into data loss and computer misuse. NEO FDR also provides office and lab space and makes technology available to the students in the Digital Forensics academic programs at LCCC.

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Room Requests

Hold your organization or group's next event at the University Partnership Ridge Campus.  We have a variety of space options for your next event.  To access the room request form, click here.


LCCC to Undergo Quality Review

Lorain County Community College is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

The College will host a visit March 21-23, 2016, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).  The team will review the institution's ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

Click here to learn more

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 February 22, March 21 and April 4.
Click here to see the short-term class schedule and to register.

Presidential Search

The search for a president to succeed retiring President Dr. Roy A. Church is officially underway.
Click here to learn more about the Presidential Search. 

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.