1098-T forms are used to report information on what you paid in tuition expenses by colleges and/or universities you attended in the previous calendar year. All colleges and universities are required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide you with this information, which you (or someone who can claim you as a dependent) may use in conjunction with a tax return. To grant LCC access to provide you with the information electronically, log in to your ctcLink account. From the "Financial Account" tile, select "1098T," then "View 1098-T." Under "Grant Consent," select yes or no, then hit submit. If you don't grant consent for electronic access, you won't be able to retrieve your information online. If you say no or don't grant access, LCC will send you a paper copy in the mail early in the year to the address we have on file, in accordance with IRS requirements.
Due to Department of Education requirements, you need to inform the college within 14 days if you change your physical location while taking classes. Your physical location may be different than your mailing (home) address. To update your physical location, log in to ctcLink and select the "Profile" tile. Select "Addresses" from the menu on the left. Use the "temporary address" option to enter your physical location if it is different than your mailing (home) address.
LCC's spectacular Rose Center for the Arts offers a rich selection of concerts, plays, art shows, lectures, writer's workshops, readings and other arts, entertainment and cultural events. The Art Gallery typically stages two exhibits per quarter (one in summer). Multiple concerts, including jazz and symphonic bands and several choirs, are held every quarter in the 500+ seat Wollenberg Auditorium. Plays are held in the Center Stage Theatre. LCC students are admitted free with valid ID card. See below for contact and other important information.
The ASLCC Executive Council is a board of elected and appointed officers that serves as the governing body for students. The Council represents the students of LCC in campus concerns, political issues, community representation and all other areas that will help students succeed.
ASLCC Executive Council meetings are held upstairs in the Student Center Clubs & Orgs Room; meeting days and times are posted on the ASLCC webpage. All students are welcome to attend the meetings. Stop by the student government offices to see what's going on, to help out or to get more information on how to start a co-curricular, organization or club! See below for contact and other important information.
All fliers and posters need to be authorized in the Student Activities Office prior to being posted on any bulletin boards on campus. Any unauthorized posters or fliers will be taken down.
The LCC Catalog contains a variety of important information, including academic policies, thresholds for academic warning and suspension, course descriptions, distribution lists, and degree and certificate requirements. You can also find archived catalogs on the catalog page, which you may need if you want to reference the program requirements that were in effect the year you entered LCC.
Clubs and organizations are student-led groups whose program aims at the promotion of a special interest, occupation or field of study. A complete list of LCC's clubs, organizations and groups is available online. See below for contact and other important information.
Student graduating with a certificate or degree are encouraged to participate in commencement in June. Students must complete the appropriate graduation form located at lowercolumbia.edu/graduation. Deadlines to apply for graduation are also posted at lowercolumbia.edu/graduation. See below for contact and other important information.
Students receiving their high school diploma through the CEO program are also encouraged to participate in Commencement in June. See below for contact and other important information.
Students receiving their high school diploma or GED through Transitional Studies are also encouraged to participate in Commencement in June. See below for contact and other important information.
Do business with LCC online 24/7. Use this secure site to access ctcLink, register for classes, pay your tuition and fees, sign up for a payment plan, login to Canvas, view and print your class schedule or unofficial transcript, and more! See below for contact and other important information.
A valid email address is required for all students. Lower Columbia College (LCC) email addresses are generated upon receipt and processing of admissions applications. Students have the option of using the LCC email or an alternative address as their “preferred” email address in ctcLink. The College will use the “preferred” email address for official communications with all students. If a student does not enter and/or designate an email address in ctcLink as “preferred,” all official communications will be sent to their LCC email address.
The College expects that every student will receive and read email on a frequent and consistent basis. A student's failure to receive and read College communications in a timely manner, understanding that the College is not responsible for the handling of email by outside service providers, does not absolve that student from knowing and complying with the content of such communication. It is the responsibility of the student to alert college staff when experiencing email account issues.
Phone number: (360) 442-2322
All LCC students have an identification number, called a ctcLink ID number, also referred to as 'EMPLID' in the ctcLink system. This is a nine-digit number assigned when you are admitted, and is printed on your ID card. Your Lower Columbia College ID card serves as your library card and gives you free transportation on River Cities Transit buses, free access to the Computer Lab, entry into the Fitness Center, Learning Commons and Test Proctoring Center. It also entitles you to free admission to LCC-sponsored plays, concerts, sporting events and other activities.
ID cards are available in the Admissions Center Building (ADC), Room 151, next to Advising.. The ID card is NOT issued quarterly. If you lose your ID card, a replacement fee will be charged. See below for contact and other important information.
Lost items can be turned into the Lost and Found in the Security Office downstairs in the Student Center. All items are kept until the end of each quarter and then disposed of, if not claimed. See below for contact and other important information.
Parking is provided for LCC students on a first-come, first-served basis in the major parking lots surrounding the campus. To park on campus, display an official parking decal on the vehicle. Pick one up at Cashiering when you pay your tuition and fees, or after paying online. Students may be fined for parking on campus without a parking decal. See below for contact and other important information.
The Lower Columbia College Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships each year. You can apply for LCC Foundation scholarships by completing a single online application which qualifies you for multiple awards. The application season typically starts in February each year and is accessed from LCC's scholarship webpage.
LCC also provides information about outside scholarships, those awarded by outside organizations. Information about these awards is posted on the Scholarship webpage as well as on the wall near the Financial Aid Office in the Admissions Building. Scholarships can affect financial aid awards, so please check with Financial Aid staff if you have questions. See below for contact and other important information about scholarships.
If the campus is closed due to weather or other emergency, information will be shared through the LCC website, local media, social media, and via email. See below for contact and other important information.
Phone number: (360) 442-2110
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