Enrollment Home

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
Fall 2019 August 12, 2019 August 12, 2019 September 17, 2019 September 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. Begin the New Student Orientation to learn about:

  • Financial Aid
  • Scholarships
  • Placement Assessments
  • Transcripts
  • Degree Exploration
  • Campus Resources

Returning to LCC after less than two years?

  • Visit the Advising Page for details on how to register for classes.
  • Visit the Class Schedule page for the current schedule of classes.

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 One-Stop Center & Registration Services

One-Stop Center and Registration Services are located in the Admissions Center. Make an appointment to discuss your future by calling the One-Stop Center at (360) 442-2322. Walk-ins welcome during regular business hours.

General & Admission Questions

  (360) 442-2322

Financial Aid Questions

  (360) 442-2390

Registration Questions

  (360) 442-2370

Admissions Center Building

M - Thu: 8 am 5 pm
Fri: 8 am - 5 pm
Closed on Fridays during summer session (July/Aug)


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