Whether you're a recent high school grad, training for a new career, or just want a better future, here is how to get started at LCC.
What quarter do you want to start? Below you will find new quarter start dates and deadlines.
Want to Start
Aid* App. Before
|Winter 2020||November 25, 2019||November 25, 2019||December 31, 2019||January 6, 2020|
|Spring 2020||February 24, 2020||February 24, 2020||March 31, 2020||April 6, 2020|
For additional academic deadlines, please view our academic calendar.
Application for new students and those who are returning after 2+ years.
If you would like to apply in person, visit the One-Stop Center located in the lobby of the Admissions Center, during regular business hours. Please bring photo ID.
After you apply, you should receive an email within four business days, pending holidays and high volume periods. This email will contain your LCC Student ID number.
Students who plan to study in the USA on a student visa or who are already in the USA on a student visa and wish to transfer their I-20 to Lower Columbia College, are considered International Students.
I am looking for an educational recovery program for young adults (age 16-21) who left high school without a diploma. Career Education Options (CEO)
I am over 18 and want to earn a high school diploma and transition into college level coursework. High School+ (HS+)
I am looking for the General Education Development (GED) test.
I would like to improve my reading or math skills. Transitional Studies
*Once your FAFSA or WASFA is submitted, remember to regularly check the Financial Aid portal for updates and the status of your financial aid application. You may need to submit additional documents before financial aid can be awarded. The financial aid office communicates what documents they need using the Financial Aid portal.
Visit the One-Stop Center for one-on-one assistance.
M - Thu: 8 am 5 pm
Fri: 8 am - 5 pm
Closed on Fridays during summer session (July/Aug)