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.

Quarter You
Want to Start
You Should
Apply Before
Submit Financial
Aid* App. Before
Due Date
Summer 2019 May 28, 2019 May 24, 2019 Jul. 2, 2019 Jul 8, 2019
Fall 2019 Aug. 12, 2019 Aug 12, 2019 Sep. 17, 2019 Sep. 23, 2019
Winter 2020 November 25, 2019 November 25, 2019 December 31, 2019 January 6, 2020

For additional academic deadlines, please view our academic calendar.

To get started, choose from the options below:

1. Apply!

Apply for Admission Today - no fee to apply

  • Application for new students and those who are returning after 2+ years.

  • If you would like to apply in person, visit the Entry 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.

2. Visit Red Devil Welcome for more information:

  • Financial Aid

  • Scholarships

  • Placement Assessments

  • Transcripts

  • New Student Orientation

  • Degree Exploration

  • Campus Resources

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Returning to LCC after less than two years?

Print this document for a convenient list of enrollment steps.

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.

View your Steps to Apply and get enrolled.

Choose the statement that best reflects your status:

Choose the statement that best reflects your status, and click on the link to find out more:

*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.

Contact Advising & Entry Services

Advising and Entry Services is conveniently located in the lobby of the Admissions Center. Make an appointment to discuss your future by visiting the Entry Center in person during regular business hours (M-F: 8 am - 5 pm), email, or call (360) 442-2311. Registration and Financial Aid counters open at 10 am on Fridays.

Entry & Transfer Advising

 Kristy Gutierrez

  (360) 442-2357

 Alejandra Sanchez

  (360) 442-2355

 Ian Triana

  (360) 442-2425

Pre-Nursing Advising

 Donovan Tate

  (360) 442-2351

Director of Advising & Testing

 Byron Ford

  (360) 442-2354

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