Welcome all admitted students!!!

We are excited to welcome you to Eugene! Please watch the pre-departure video below. This will help you to understand what to expect before/after you arrive in the US.

If you are unable to access Youtube, please watch the "Orientation" video on Vimeo!

International Orientation and Testing are required for all international students. All students need to complete the Placement Testing, Orientation, & Arrival Form as soon as you have your flight information. Orientation helps prepare students for a successful experience at Lane Community College, and it includes:

  • Placement Testing
  • Academic Advising
  • Class Registration
  • Informational Sessions
    • Health insurance and safety
    • SEVIS immigration regulations
    • Student services/resources and myLane
    • Housing, events, activities and life in Eugene
  • Fun Social Activities

Students who do not attend the complete placement testing and orientation will not be able to register for classes. In this case, students can choose to postpone their admission term.

Students who have successfully completed writing courses at other institutions may be eligible for an online orientation. You will receive information about the online orientation in your email if you are eligible.

To request this information in an alternate format (Braille, digital, audio or large print), please contact Center for Accessible Resources: (541) 463-5150 (voice); 711 (relay); Building 1, 218; or AccessibleResources@lanecc.edu.

Orientation Schedule for the Academic Year

Term/Year Testing Orientation Dates
Fall 2016 September 12 - September 16
Winter 2017 January 3 - January 6
Spring 2017 March 27 - March 23