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STEPS TO BECOME A STUDENT

1. Complete an online Application for Admission.

Click Apply Now to begin the 2-step application process. First create a user account, then sign-in to complete and submit the 9-part application. Once your application is processed, you will be emailed your Student ID #, User Name and a temporary password.

2. Login to MyLassen-LCC Portal.

Click on MyLassen Portal in the box to the right. Enter your Lassen College email address(username@cougars.lassencollege.edu) and the temporary password you received in the email. Change your password and choose security questions.

3. Complete the online New Student Orientation.

Once you have logged into the Portal, click on New Student  Orientation in Quick Links (within the Portal) or click the box at right. Log in and complete each section in the HUB OVERVIEW.

4. Go to Financial Aid.

(* International Students are ineligible for financial Aid).
Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.ed.gov  and/or apply for the BOG waiver (CA Residents only) for your opportunity to qualify for financial aid.

5. Complete Career Interest Survey.

Visit the Career and Transfer Center to take a computerized web-based career interest survey. Results of this survey will help you and your counselor choose the best degree or certificate path for you. For more information, call the Career and Transfer Center – (530) 251-8833.

6. See a COUNSELOR.

You can see a counselor on a first come, first serve basis once you have completed the Career Interest Survey and completed the New Student Orientation. Meeting with a counselor provides you with information on which courses are required to meet your educational goals. Answers to many frequently asked questions are available on the Counseling Office webpage.

International Students must also demonstrate English proficiency through additional testing prior to admission.

Transcripts from high school, other colleges or the military as well as SAT or ACT scores can be helpful for course placement. You may be able to receive course credit for AP or CLEP test scores  Please bring them to counseling.

To have OFFICIAL transcripts evaluated, complete the Transcript Evaluation Request.

7. Register for classes.

Complete a registration card with your counselor and submit to Admissions & Records. Online registration is also available in MYLASSEN PORTAL. Payment is due 2 business days before the term begins.

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