If you are a student who has never applied to LCCC or completed a credit course, the steps below are everything you need to do to apply, enroll, and prepare for classes at LCCC. 

1.  Complete the Application Process

Career opportunities are abundant in Northeast Ohio, and our academic advisors are passionate about helping you align your talents, work experience, credits earned, and interests to design a pathway to your dream job.

Find the path to your dream job

Complete the LCCC Application if you have never applied or have never completed an LCCC credit course.

Apply to LCCC

Have an official copy of your high school or GED transcript sent to the LCCC records office. Request your GED transcripts.  If you previously attended any other college or university, transcripts must be requested from each institution.

Learn more about submitting transcripts and scores.  

The placement assessment will help your advisor place you in classes that are appropriate for you.

Learn more about the Placement Assessment.

2.  Complete the New Student Orientation

The new student orientation gives you all of the information you need to get started at LCCC. It is recommended that all new students take the orientation on-campus with a trained instructor.

Learn more about the New Student Orientation.

Students are required to complete our Welcome Survey as part of the new student process. The Welcome Survey helps LCCC to identify resources, services and opportunities that align with your goals. The survey can be accessed through your MyCampus account.

3.  Apply for financial aid

We strongly encourage ALL students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), even if you don’t think that you will be eligible. Many non-federal awards require the FAFSA. 

Learn more about financial aid.   

4.  Schedule classes with an advisor

All new students must meet with an advisor or counselor to schedule the first semester’s classes.

Schedule an appointment with an advisor.

5.  Set up Accounts and Prepare for Classes

Explore additional resources to make sure your LCCC experience is a success. 

Access your MyCampus account

MyCampus is the online tool for LCCC students to registration for classes, access grades and much more.
Learn more about MyCampus. 

Activate your LCCC email account

All official LCCC communications will be sent to you using your LCCC student email account. As part of your MyCampus setup process, you will be asked to activate your LCCC email account.
Learn more about your email account. 

Get to know Canvas 

Canvas is the online Learning Management System used in most classes, especially online and blended classes.
Learn more about canvas. 

Set Up Handshake

Handshake is your FREE resource to connect with employers and find job opportunities and internships.
Get Started with Handshake

Take a campus tour

A campus tour will help you become familiar with LCCC’s campus. This is also a great opportunity to locate all of your classes before the first day of school.
Schedule a campus tour.

Get a Student ID (Library)

You will need a Student ID for many campus activities. Take a copy of your class schedule to the Circulation Desk on the second floor of the Bass Library. Your first Student ID is free.
Get your student ID card. 

Get your books (Bookstore)

Your textbooks and supplies can be purchased in Commodore Books & More in LCCC’s College Center.
Learn more about the bookstore.

Contact the Advocacy and Resource Center (ARC)

The Advocacy and Resource Center (ARC) can help you access food, counseling, financial, and other resources and support so you can spend less time worrying and more time focusing on your future.

Contact Accessibility Services, if needed

If you have a disability and require assistance or accommodations, please contact Accessibility Services.

Learn more about accessibility services. 

Explore services for veterans and military

Meet with a member of the Veterans Services team to get your GI Bill and Veterans Benefits started.Learn more about services for veterans and military. 

Learn about support services

Need help with challenges outside the classroom? Support services are available to help you deal with important issues and to provide greater opportunity for your academic success.

Learn more about support services.

Health Care and Education Admission Requirements 

  Many of our programs in the Health and Wellness and the Education Pathways have special admission requirements in addition to LCCC’s traditional application process. Please refer to your Program and Career Pathway program page for additional admission requirements