Assignment of Catalog

Each student’s academic requirements will be based on the catalog, which is in effect when the student is initially admitted to Lorain County Community College for a maximum of eight years.

Students may elect to complete their work under a more recent catalog than originally assigned, but must comply with all of the new requirements relevant to their program since that time.

Students who extend their study more than eight years from the date of initial admission will be subject to a new Catalog. Upon completion of the eighth catalog year, the student will be assigned to the most recent catalog and an additional eight years to complete their study under this new catalog.

Students who intend to earn a degree from Lorain County Community College are urged to complete their programs within five years from the time they begin. Currency of skill and knowledge is crucial for success. Some technical programs require completion within a shorter period because of accreditation, certification or licensure requirements. Consult with Enrollment Services or the academic division for more information about the time completion requirements for your program.

Students transferring to Lorain County Community College who maintain continuous enrollment (defined as attending at least two terms in an academic year) in a public higher education institution will have the option to select the course equivalencies documented and certified in Transferology ( as of the point of initial enrollment or at the point of transfer.