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Steps towards success for new/first semester students

Step 1: Admission
Complete the admissions application to officially enroll as a student at LBCC. Submit transcripts from other colleges to have attended.

Step 2: Financial Aid
Apply for assistance to pay for college expenses. Complete the FAFSA at and the Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver at

Step 3: Assessment
Sign up to take your assessment test to determine proper placement in math, English/ESL, and reading courses. Register online at or (562) 938-4670.

Step 4: Orientation
Register online at to learn more about programs and services available at LBCC which help you understand and succeed with your educational planning process.

Step 5: Counseling/Educational Planning
Meet with a student-athlete counselor to discuss your major, your career interests, and to select the appropriate courses that will meet general education, major, and transfer requirements. In addition, you will develop an individualized educational plan that is right for you. Make an appointment by visiting the Student Athlete Success Center in Q106 or make an appointment with the athletic counselor at (562) 938-4560. Appointments are required.

Step 6: Registration
Select and register online for the upcoming semester utilizing the web-based OLE system at For in-person registration assistance, visit the Student Success/Transfer Services Center at the Liberal Arts Campus.