About Lane

About Lane

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The goal of Lane Community College is to help students achieve their dreams and transform lives through learning. The faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students succeed. Lane partners with businesses in the community to help shape the current and future workforce.

Lane is a learning-centered community college that provides affordable, quality, lifelong educational opportunities that include:

  • Professional technical and college transfer programs
  • Employee skill upgrading, business development and career enhancement
  • Foundational academic, language and life skills development
  • Lifelong personal development and enrichment, cultural and community service

Programs

Lane Community College is a comprehensive community college. The college offers a wide variety of instructional programs including transfer credit programs, career and technical degree and certificate programs, continuing education noncredit courses, programs in English as a Second Language and International ESL, GED programs, and customized training for local businesses. Classes are offered at several locations, and online classes and telecourses are also available.

Lane offers a range of culinary and hospitality, health, automotive, industrial, and flight programs.
See our complete list of Career and Technical Programs.

Leadership

Board of Education
Zone 1: Sharon Stiles, Florence
Zone 2: Robert Ackerman, Eugene
Zone 3: Gary LeClair, Springfield
Zone 4: Matt Keating, Eugene
Zone 5: Pat Albright, Eugene
At-Large, Position 6: Rosie Pryor, Eugene
At-Large, Position 7: Tony McCown, Springfield

Administration

President - Mary Spilde
Vice President of College Services - Brian Kelly
Executive Dean for Academic Affairs - Career Technical - Dawn DeWolf
Executive Dean for Academic Affairs - Transfer - Maurice Hamington
Executive Dean for Student Affairs - Kerry Levett
Chief Human Resources Officer, Labor Relations & Operations - Dennis Carr
Chief Information Officer - Bill Schuetz
Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs - vacant
Chief Finance Officer - vacant

Enrollment

Lane is the third largest community college in Oregon with a total annual enrollment of over 36,000 students. About half the students taking classes for credit at Lane are enrolled full time, with the other half attending part time. Lane also offers non-credit courses focused on varied interests.

Lane Community College District

Lane serves a 4,600 square mile area from the Cascade Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, an area larger than the states of Delaware and Rhode Island combined.

Locations

Main Campus
4000 E. 30th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97405

Downtown Campus (Eugene)
101 W. 10th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97401

Cottage Grove Campus
1275 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR 97424

Florence Campus
3149 Oak St.
Florence, OR 97439

Aviation Academy
28715 Airport Rd.
Flight Tech. Center
Eugene, OR 97402

Tours

One of the best ways to learn more about Lane is through a guided tour of main campus. If you would like to arrange an individual or group tour, send an email to outreach@lanecc.edu or call the Student Recruitment and Outreach office at (541) 463-5688. One week's advanced notice is required to schedule your tour.

Admissions

One of the first steps to getting started at Lane is by completing the online admissions process. There is no application deadline for general admission to Lane. Some classes do fill up quickly, so we encourage you to apply before registration begins for the term you wish to attend. For more information on enrolling at Lane, see getting started at Lane. Prospective as well as returning students can also contact Enrollment Services for information about admissions, registration, financial aid, programs and majors, and the variety of student services that are available.

History

Lane was founded in 1964 by a vote of local citizens, and the main campus opened in 1968. The college was a successor to the Eugene Technical-Vocational School that was founded in 1938. Lane has received many awards and accolades for its innovative programs and high quality instruction. The college is a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College.

Living Here

One of the advantages of attending Lane is living in the area. Lane's main campus is in Eugene, a city known for its quality of life and for being the home of the University of Oregon. Eugene is home to more than 153,000 people and neighboring Springfield has more than 57,000 residents comprise the second largest population center in the state. Eugene and Springfield are nestled in the Willamette Valley between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains. Some peaks in the Cascade Range can be seen from main campus. The area's scenic mountains, forests, rivers, lakes, and coastline offer many opportunities for outdoor adventures or for just sitting back and enjoying the view. See what's new at www.eugenecascadescoast.org/.

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