Online Student Services

Academic Advising

Academic advising is available to all students from 8am-7pm Monday- Thursday and 8am-5pm on Friday. Students participating in online or hybrid classes can access Academic Advising by phone appointments and email. Distance education students new to Lake Michigan College are encouraged to schedule a phone appointment to get started. 

To schedule a phone appointment with an advisor please call (269)927-8128. Note: having access to your computer during your phone appointment is extremely helpful. General advising questions can be directed to

For additional information, visit our Academic Advising page. 


Going to college is a big step and can be scary at any age. Whether you are just starting college, coming back to school after working or raising a family, or still in high school, Lake Michigan College is here to help guide you through the steps to achieve your academic goals. 

The Office of Admissions is here to assist you in getting started on your path to success. Our team can assist with admissions applications, scholarship applications, FAFSA filing, assessment testing, orientation, sending transcripts, and anything else to help you prepare for your first semester of college enrollment. 

We can be reached by email at or by phone Monday-Friday 8am-5pm at (269)-927-8626 – one of our friendly and knowledgeable Admissions Specialists will be happy to walk with you through our steps to college enrollment.

Career and Transfer Center

The Career and Transfer Center  is available to provide support services as you search for your career or employment, or to help you transition by either transferring into Lake Michigan College or from the College to a four-year college or university. 

To contact a Career and Transfer Center coordinator please call Monday-Friday (269) 927-8148 8am-5pm or email

Faculty and Staff Directory

Financial Aid Office

If you haven't considered financial aid because you think you won't qualify, you should take another look. Financial aid eligibility is based on need, which is the cost of attending college minus what you are able to contribute.

To determine your financial aid eligibility students need to complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) 

If you have questions about the financial aid process or if you need specific information about your financial aid package, contact the Financial Aid office at or call (269) 927-8112 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8am-5pm and Wednesday 8am-6pm.   

For more information on type of aid available at LMC please visit Financial Aid.

Learning Assistance for Online Students

Lake Michigan College provides free tutoring services for enrolled online students via:

  • Joining scheduled content sessions via Google Hangouts or FaceTime (if available)

  • Other options available on a case-by-case basis

Students may call 269-927-8750 (LMC Learning Assistance Center) for more information.

Library Services for Online Students

  • Research help desk by phone (269-927-8605) or email: ( We can assist with questions regarding searching databases or the Online Catalog.

  • Online Catalog includes print books, eBooks, and DVDs owned by the library. Full-text content of the eBooks can be accessed.

  • Over 100 databases are available. These databases contain information from academic journals, magazines, reports, news sources, videos, and books.

  • Research library guides are tailored to a specific course, subject, or service, e.g., interlibrary loan.

  • Off campus access to all library databases is available. Simply click the database link as if you are on campus and log in with your Wavelink username and password.

Proctored Testing for Course Exams

  • The LMC Assessment Center will arrange proctored testing for course exams according to instructors’ specifications. There is typically a small fee charged by the proctoring institution for such services.
  • Students are responsible for understanding timelines and instructor requirements.

Students may also call (269) 927-6173 (LMC Placement Center) for further information.

Records Office

The Records office provides a variety of services and information about your student records. The staff handles transcript requests, graduation audits, enrollment verification, admissions application processing, name and address changes, and a variety of other record keeping activities for all students.

We can be reached by phone (269) 927-8107, Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, or by email at 

For more information, visit Records Office 

Use the WaveLink Student Portal 24/7 for registration, grades, degree audit, enrollment verification and etc. 

Student Resource & Support Services

Lake Michigan College extends opportunities to students with disabilities in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act 1990,

As Amended. The college ensures that its physical facilities, programs, and services are accessible to students with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations will be made for students with documented disabilities.

The Student Resource and Support Services Office assist students in establishing accommodations and support. This office also provides additional support to students in career and technical degree programs and those students following non-traditional career path. 

To access these support services students may call Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (269)927-6280 to schedule a phone appointment or email

For more information, visit Student Outreach and Support Services

Testing Services for Online Students

Placement Services

  • Students who plan to enroll exclusively online may call the Placement Center (269-927-6173) to arrange remote placement testing. There is typically a small fee charged by the proctoring institution for such services.