Steps to Enroll
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This article will guide you through the basic steps to enroll at Lane Community College.  

Here is a link to the Lane website that lists out the Steps to Enroll

1.  You will need to Apply for Admission to Lane Community College 

Once you click on this link you will be directed to this page:

Fill out the application and submit it.  You will then need to wait until you get a confirmation email (can take up to 2-4 weeks) that you have been accepted to the college and it will include your L number. 

You should also receive a separate email that will include a temporary password.  This password will be used to access and set up your account.

2. Set up your ExpressLane account

You will need to go to the ExpressLane Login Page.

Enter your L number

COPY & PASTE the temporary password from your email

Click Login

You will then be prompted to create a new password
Paste your temporary password into "Old Password" box

Enter your new password into the following 2 boxes (make sure password is between 12-16 characters, no longer than 16 or it will not work)

Click to save the new password

Now that you have access to ExpressLane, we strongly recommend setting up security questions to retrieve your password as this is the easiest way to regain access to ExpressLane if you forget your password.  

Here is an article that will guide you through this process:

Setting up Security Questions

3.  Complete New Student Information Session (NSIS)

The NSIS is the online version of an orientation and will give you basic information about the college, classes, resources and your rights as a student.

To access the NSIS click here

4.  Take placement tests

You will need to take the writing and math placement tests to determine which level of these classes you will register for.  

Here is a link to the Placement Test website.

To schedule your placement test Click Here.

Make sure that you write down or print out the confirmation date for your test.

5.   Start Right Advising Session

As a new or returning student you will need to attend an advising session.  This will either be done online or in person. 

As a new student you are given 2 options:

Schedule an in-person session on the main campus

Take the Online version if you qualify

As a returning student you will need to see an advisor during drop in hours

On this page each area of study has a contact email as well as drop in advising hours listed.  Please make sure you visit the office to sign up for a time; you can always email the department for more information or specific hours for specific advisors.

6.  Registration

After completing all of the above you will not be cleared to register.  In order to do this you will need to login to ExpressLane ; click on "Enrollment Services" tab.

Here is an article that will guide you through the registration process.

ExpressLane - Registering for Classes

 For further help contact:
           Student Help Desk
           (541) 463-3333

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