Getting Started

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 is your goal at Lane?

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Lane's Continuing Education department offers a variety of personal enrichment courses, as well as programs in massage therapy, CNA, and many more across Lane County.

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Lane offers hundreds of credit classes at five different campuses every term. If you're interested in taking a class at Lane without earning a degree, there's just a few easy steps to get started.

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If you're a small business owner or aspiring entrepreneur, the Small Business Development Center has classes, counseling, and resources to help you.

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If you're a state registered apprentice, you can use these steps to enroll to start your apprenticeship.

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

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If you're enrolled in high school and want to take classes before you graduate, you will need to follow the Early College Admisisons steps.

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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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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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 password 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.

What if I can't apply online?

If you are unable to apply online you may download and submit the paper admissions form