Steps to Enroll for ESL

Steps to Enroll for ESL Students Becoming Credit Students

Deadline to complete all Steps to Enroll for Winter is
January 4

Congratulations and welcome ESL students! We're happy you have chosen to enroll as a credit student at Lane. By following these Steps to Enroll, you will continue to fulfill your academic dreams!

The last day to begin the Steps to Enroll for winter term is December 31. All Steps must be finished no later than January 4.

Remember, when you enroll early, your chances of getting the classes you need increase. So please do not wait until the last minute to enroll. And consider your timing – completing the steps may take 4-10 days.

Step 1: Complete the required Lane Admissions Application

  • The last day to apply for winter term admissions is December 31.
  • You must have an email address before completing this online form.
  • To verify myLane access you'll need to log into myLane and create a permanent Password and security questions.

Complete the required Lane Admissions Application

Step 2: Apply for Financial Aid

Though this step is optional, you will not be eligible for any federal grants unless you complete the FAFSA. Apply early, as it can take 4-12 weeks to process aid awards once all documents have been received.

Apply for Financial Aid if needed

Step 3: Complete your Math Placement Testing

  • You do not need to take Reading and Writing placement tests at this time.
  • For winter term, the last day to take math placement is Wednesday, January 3.

Complete your Math Placement Testing

Step 4: Complete the required New Student Information Session

  • All new Lane students need to complete this self-paced online information session in order to be able to register for classes. You will need your L# and permanent Password to access this resource.
  • You must complete the New Student Information Session to be able to see the myEnrollment tab in myLane.

Complete the required New Student Information Session

Step 5: Schedule a required New Student Academic Advising Session

  • You must complete Steps 1 and 3 before attending your New Student Academic Advising Session.
  • Without your Math placement test scores you cannot be properly advised.
  • New Student Academic Advising Sessions for winter term begin November 7. The last New Student Academic Advising Session scheduled for new winter term students is January 4.

Schedule a required New Student Academic Advising Session

Step 6: Register for Classes in myLane

That's it! You're ready to Register!

Register for classes in myLane!


Under the myEnrollment tab, choose the "When Can I Register? and View Holds" link to be sure you are cleared to register. If you have any holds, follow the instructions given on how to remove your holds.

Don't forget to apply for scholarships! The LCC Foundation awards a number of scholarships early each spring.

If you have any questions about academic advising or programs offered at Lane Community College, contact the Counseling Department:

  • Questions or concerns? Contact your ESL Academic Advisor, Maria Metcalf at ESLadvisor@lanecc.edu, (541) 463-3016
  • Come by the Counseling and Advising Center at the 30th Avenue campus, in Building 1, Room 103.