⚠LCC is operating - we're just doing things differently.
LCC will continue to operate remotely until further notice (a list of face-to-face and hybrid classes for fall is now available). Medical Assisting, Nursing, Machining and Welding resumed limited lab activity on May 5. Applications for emergency funding assistance are still being accepted. - Learn More.
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.
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Aid* App. Before
|Fall 2020||August 10, 2020||August 10, 2020||September 15, 2020||September 21, 2020|
|Winter 2021||November 23, 2020||November 23, 2020||December 22, 2020||January 4, 2021|
|Spring 2021||February 22, 2021||February 22, 2021||March 30, 2021||April 5, 2021|
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 ctcLink 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
Check out the list of on-campus and hybrid (partially on-campus and partially online) courses being offered fall quarter 2020.
*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)