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Prior College New Student Orientation Advising Sessions

Not a Prior College Student?

Placement reminder:

If you have not completed a writing composition course with a grade C- or higher at a previous college, your next step before you meet with your Advising Team is to complete the writing course placement.

In addition, if you have not completed a college level math course with a grade C- or higher within the last two years, AND you need to take math at Lane, complete the math course placement.

Welcome new Lane students!

If you completed prior college credits after completing high school/earning a GED, please review the information below. 

Before completing your New Student Orientation Advising Session with your Advising Team, make sure you have applied for admissions to Lane and completed course placement if applicable via our Steps to Enroll. If you need help with the Steps to Enroll, please contact Admissions.

Please submit a copy of your unofficial college or AP/IB transcripts to your Advising Team so they can best advise you on your first term of enrollment. If you plan to earn a degree or certificate from Lane, please submit official transcripts to Enrollment Services as well. 

Your New Student Orientation Advising Session with an Advisor can be completed via a zoom advising appointment, zoom drop-in hours, or email

If you are unsure of your Academic Advising team, please contact the Advising Department.

Important information: 

  • New Student Orientation Advising Sessions will not be held in person until further notice.
  • Winter term classes begin on Monday, January 4th, 2021. You have until Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 by 4:00 p.m. to complete all of your steps to enroll. Please note: it is strongly recommended to complete your New Student Orientation and register for all classes before week 1 of the term begins.
  • After you complete your New Student Orientation Advising Session with your Advising Team, your next step will be to register for classes in myLane!
  • Please review additional advising information to help you register for classes.

If you have further questions or concerns, contact the Advising Department.