Flexible Learning Options at Lake Superior College

Lake Superior College has created additional delivery methods with a focus on putting you in control of your learning experience.

You’ll find descriptions of Lake Superior College’s course delivery methods on this page. You can use these to decide how best to proceed with your studies based on your delivery preference. Not every course is offered in each delivery method, so please check the delivery method column in eServices for details. 

Face-to-Face / In Person

All course meetings are physically in-person, on campus. 

Completely Online – Asynchronous

All instruction is delivered online, with no scheduled meetings or required real-time attendance. Students do the course work at the times they choose, accessing instructional materials online in D2L. There is still a set schedule with due dates.

Completely Online – Synchronous (Live Online)

All instruction is delivered online, with required, real-time meetings. Classes are held on a set schedule, and students virtually attend an instructor-led session on a regular basis. Days and times of meetings appear on the course schedule.


25-75% of instruction is online with regularly scheduled, in-person meetings. Real-time meeting days/times are physically on campus as listed in the schedule. Please check your schedule.

Mostly Online

75% of instruction is delivered online, with up to two possible in-person meetings and up to four required, proctored exams.

Special Note:

Completely Online-Asynchronous, Completely Online-Synchronous (Live Online), Blended/Hybrid and HyFlex, and courses with scheduled Zoom meetings require virtual, real-time attendance. Students must have regular access to a computer, webcam, reliable internet, and be comfortable using technology.

Need help to create a schedule tailored just for you? Make an appointment with an Advisor.