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Getting Started

Welcome to Lane!
Welcome to Lane!

We're excited to help you enroll and pursue your educational goals. Just answer a couple of questions, and we'll help you get started.

What type of student are you going to be?

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

Where would you like to take classes?

Non-credit students take personal interest or professional licensure classes that do not award college credit.

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If you will be studying on a non-immigrant visa, click the button below to apply through the International Programs website. We look forward to meeting you!

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Are you ready to further your education? Lane's Adult Basic and Secondary Education (ABSE) program is here to help you succeed. Whether you want to take the GED test, refresh your basic workplace skills or prepare for college, ABSE is a great place to start!

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Are you…

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If you're enrolled in high school and your school will help pay for your college course (sponsorship), you should follow these steps to enroll.

These steps will guide you to the High School Connections Office.

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Are you a high school student interested in earning college credit? Through College Now, you can! You'll earn Lane Community College credits for specific courses offered at your high school.

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When applying for admission to Lane, you'll follow several steps to enroll. These steps are intended to help you succeed as a student at Lane.

If you're a College Now student transitioning to Lane, you'll follow these steps as well.

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If you have received credits from a different college, you'll follow several steps to enroll in order to complete your application. These steps will help you succeed as a student at Lane.

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Welcome back!

Has it been four or more terms since you took credit courses at Lane? We're glad to have you back! You'll need to reactivate your myLane account to complete readmission.

After you submit your application, you will receive an email confirmation of your readmission and you will be provided with your L number and temporary passphrase in subsequent emails. Once you have those, you're ready to register!

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Engage in Lifelong Learning

The Cottage Grove campus is a compact outreach center that provides credit and non-credit educational and support services for the residents of South Lane and North Douglas Counties. LCC at Cottage Grove is your local, friendly and accessible option for lifelong learning.

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Connect with the Florence Campus

At Lane's Florence Campus, you'll discover a vibrant community education program, offering a variety of enrichment classes and professional development courses. Click the link below or call the Florence Campus to learn more: (541) 997-8444.

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The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides excellent entrepreneurial education for all phases of business development, from starting a business to growing an existing business. Thanks to grant funds and support from the college, resource referrals and advising is available at no-cost to the participant.

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Train your Workforce

Looking for expert training options for your employees? Lane Customized Training and Professional Development can help.

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Engage in Lifelong Learning

Through Lane's Continuing Education program, you can prepare for a new career, enhance your skills, or pursue your inspiration!

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Engage in Lifelong Learning

In addition to courses held in a traditional classroom setting, Continuing Education offers some courses online. Take a look at the available courses to see if this option works for you.

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Co-op & Internship Only Students

Are you taking Co-op classes only? Find out the Steps to Enroll you need to take and you will embark on the road to successfully fulfilling your academic and career dreams.

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Improve Your English Skills

Do you want to be more confident when speaking or writing in English? We can help! English as a Second Language (ESL) courses are designed to help you communicate better and more comfortably at work, school, and in the community.

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Transitioning to Credit

If you're a level F ESL Student who's ready to transition to being a credit student, there are steps to enroll just for you.

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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 passphrase to log into myLane, our online student portal.

If you're not ready to apply yet, but would like some additional information about Lane, contact Admissions.

Who is accepted?

We accept all students age 18 or older and students under the age of 18 with a high school diploma or GED. Students under 18 who have not graduated high school should follow the under 18 guidelines.

Is there a deadline to apply?

Admissions are "rolling" throughout the year, but close one week before each term starts. If you are a new credit student, you must complete all of the "Steps to Enroll" prior to the beginning of a term, or wait until the next term. Classes fill quickly; plan to apply at least 3 months in advance.

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