Applying for Admission

Lane accepts students of all kinds, including Credit, Non-Credit, High School/College Now, and International.  Here are some definitions to help you know the type of online admission form to complete.

Credit Students: Credit students take classes that either lead to a degree/certificate or are accepted towards degree eligibility for transfer to another college/university.

Who is accepted? Lane accepts all students 18 or over, or students under 18 who have a high school diploma or GED. Students who are under 18 and have not graduated may still attend if they follow the guidelines for Under 18 Students.

Is there a deadline to apply? Admission is "rolling" throughout the year, though once a term has begun, admissions is closed for that term.  However, for new Credit students, you must complete ALL of the "Steps to Enroll" prior to the beginning of a term, or wait until the next term.  Most classes fill quickly, so we encourage you to apply at least three months before registration begins for the term you wish to attend.

What if I know someone who cannot apply online? If you are unable to apply online, you may: Download and submit the paper admissions form

Non-Credit/Continuing Education Students: Personal interest or professional licensure classes that do not award college credit

International Students: Studying on any non-immigrant visa (view a list of visa types that qualify as International Admissions) and you wish to take International English as a Second Language or credit level classes.

College Now: Current high school students taking classes at your high school for Lane Community College credit.

Once you have completed your admission online, you will receive three emails.

  • A confirmation email stating that we have received your admission form.
  • An email 1-2 business days later with your L number (student ID number).
  • An email with your temporary password to log into myLane, our online student portal

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