Step 1 When to apply Step 1: When to apply Apply early! You can apply up to a year in advance. There are many things to do to prepare for college life. Some of them take longer than others. For the smoothest transition, we recommend applying early to allow time for the processing of: High school / college courses and grades (transcripts) Financial aid application WI and ND application for tuition reciprocity (discounted tuition for residents of certain states) Complete pre-program courses and requirements Application deadlines Summer: Friday, June 4, 2021 at 4:30 PM Fall: Friday, August 20, 2021 at 4:30 PM Applying the week of the application deadline? You can still apply to LSC until the application deadline. But the week of application deadline, please apply in person on campus. The online application is not available during this time.