Transitional Studies is enrolling for classes!

ABE and ESL courses will be available online and in-person throughout the quarter. Several "hybrid" classes with some on-campus instruction are also available.

Transitional Studies staff are ready to help you enroll and access your classes.

Call us at (360) 442-2580 from 8am - 8pm, Monday - Thursday
Email us at
Walk-in assistance from 8am - 8pm, Monday - Thursday in VOC 159

Want to get started with classes today?

Transitional Studies offers continuous enrollment in adult education courses designed to prepare you for college-level studies or help you earn your high school diploma.

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Call us today at (360) 442-2580


$25 per quarter with waivers available.


Start any time with continuous enrollment.

“The reality in today's economy is that you need educational credentials to get a job.”

Earn your high school diploma, improve your English speaking skills, or refresh your basic skills in preparation for college or work-related exams.

Students can start any time during the year. Classes cost just $25 per quarter with financial assistance available for those who qualify.

Classes are affordable, conveniently scheduled, and tailored to adult learning styles. Non-credit classes in math, reading comprehension, writing and English language learning are offered on campus and in the community, in both traditional and online formats. Learn more about online class formats.

Transitional Studies Programs

Start any time!

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Classes designed for adult students age 16 years or older, who need to earn a high school diploma, prepare for the GED exam, or prepare for college-level coursework.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Classes designed for adult students age 16 years or older, who need English language skills in order to earn a high school diploma, transition into Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes, or prepare for the GED exam.

High School+ (HS+)

Classes designed for students age 21 years or older, who want to earn a high school diploma, prepare for college-level coursework, or prepare for a career.

Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST)

Designed to provide hands-on training and instructional support in math and English that students need to train for a new career.

Open Doors

Open Doors is a dropout re-engagement system that provides education and services to older youth, ages 16-21, who have dropped out of school or are not expected to graduate from high school by the age of 21.

About Transitional Studies Programs

“Good for students, good for the community, good for the college.”

The program brings rewards far beyond the benefit to individual students. Through Washington's performance-based funding system known as the Student Achievement Initiative, LCC receives extra points for adult learners who achieve educational milestones, including earning a high school diploma and transitioning to college level studies. Points translate to dollars, which is good for the college and the community.


Contact Transitional Studies

General Office

  (360) 442-2580
Fax: (360) 442-2589

Asistencia en español

 (360) 442-2580

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