Prepare Now for Your Next Step

Job Seekers – tuition assistance may be available to those impacted by COVID-19.


Need help paying for college?

Tuition Assistance is available through OhioMeansJobs Lorain County and Lorain County Community College. Find out more about tuition assistance

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We understand that you may be facing significant economic challenges due to COVID-19. Lorain County Community College, in partnership with OhioMeansJobs Lorain County, is here to help get you back on track and prepare for your next step.

This summer, LCCC is offering online short-term certificates designed to teach you the skills you need for the jobs of the future. Many of these can be completed from start to finish this summer – so by fall, you can be ready for a higher-paying job. Or maybe you’re looking for a longer-term career change, we can help with that too.


Commodores Together Summer Support

LCCC understands you may need additional help to continue or begin your college experience this summer. We are committed to helping you achieve your academic goals and have allocated funds received from the federal CARES Act to help meet your needs. LCCC is here to connect you to this grant funding and additional resources to offset the purchase of technology, internet services, course materials, food or basic needs, childcare, and other personal expenses associated with taking courses.

Amount and Eligibility
  • Summer students must verify eligibility for Title IV (federal financial aid) funding to receive summer support funds. To verify eligibility, students should complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA as soon as possible. For help completing the FAFSA, please contact Financial Services at (440) 366-4034 or using Live Chat.

    Deadline extended to those who register for summer classes and complete the Commodores Together Summer Support form by June 15.

  • To receive Commodores Together Summer Support funding, you must register for summer classes by June 8.
    • Eligible students who enroll in 1-5 credit hours will receive $250 in additional support.
    • Eligible students who enroll in 6 or more credit hours will receive $500 in additional support.
  • Funding can be combined with financial aid and scholarship.

For questions specific to the Commodores Together Summer Support grants, please contact Financial Services at (440) 366-4034 or using Live Chat.


Fast Track Programs

Change your future in weeks – not years. You may qualify for up to $2,000 towards these credit and non-credit Fast-Track to Employment certificates.  You can earn an industry-recognized credentials in as little as 16 weeks, and we’ll even help you with job interviews after you complete the program. 

Learn more about Fast Track Programs. 


Summer classes start:

  • May 26
  • June 15
  • June 18
  • June 29


Earn a Certificate Online This Summer

You can begin and COMPLETE these programs this summer!


Start These Certificates Now and Finish Fall Semester

Begin these programs online this summer and complete your certificate fall semester. 


Explore our Complete List of Degree and Certificate Programs

If you have another career path in mind, we offer more than 170 degree and certificate programs. Get started this summer on your new career in:


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Need help or advice? Contact us at (440) 366-4856 or

We are here to help!


More Connected Than Ever Before

Register online or schedule a phone or virtual meeting with an academic advisor. Don’t wait on your education – keep going now with summer courses at LCCC. 

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Status of Summer Classes

All lecture-based courses will be delivered in an online format for the summer term. Lab courses requiring in-person instruction or other courses that cannot be delivered remotely using a distance learning approach will continue to be offered on-campus and will be delivered using appropriate social distancing protocols.  These on-campus course offerings may change if the COVID-19 pandemic emergency prevents us from offering any courses on campus.