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Welcome to LCC!

Getting Started at Lower Columbia College - First Steps for New Students

  1. Apply for Admission

    • No fee to apply.
    • Apply online or in person at the LCC Entry Center.
    • Returning to LCC? If it's been 2+ years you will need to re-apply.
    • Apply online at
  2. Apply for Financial Aid

    • Submit your FAFSA at or WASFA at
    • The FAFSA is the first step in applying for grants, scholarships, loans, and other types of aid.
    • Need extra help? Workshops/appointments are available - call 360.442.2330.
    • Find more information at
    • You may be eligible for additional assistance - visit to find out.
  3. Determine your Program of Study

    • LCC offers a wide variety of certifications, vocational & transfer degrees.
    • Undecided? Meet with a Career Specialist - call 360.442.2330.
    • For a complete list of programs visit
  4. Practice and take a Placement Assessment 

  5. Transferring credits to LCC?

    • Send your official transcript to LCC Registration.
    • Fill out and submit a Transcript Evaluation Request.
    • For more information visit
  6. Attend New Student Orientation

    • Required for all new and returning students.
    • Get the tools you need to be a successful student.
    • Register for your classes at the orientation.
    • Advisors will be available on-site.
    • For more information visit
    • Call 360.442.2353 to sign up.
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