The LSC Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program admissions process is competitive. It’s a separate process from becoming an LSC student. All Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program applicants who complete the application will be considered for admission to the program. Meeting minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission into the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. View FAQs

Wait for notification of acceptance

You can expect to receive notification from LSC’s Inside-Out Prison Exchange department within the notification time frame stated in the application procedure.

  • Accepted students MUST complete the required next steps by the deadline

    Accepted Inside-Out Prison Exchange students will receive a packet in the mail. You must complete forms and return to us as directed in acceptance letter to secure your seat in the program.

If you were NOT accepted, you can reapply during a future application period.

You must complete the entire Inside-Out Prison Exchange application process again. You do not have to apply to Lake Superior College again.


LSC Professional Advisors
We highly recommend you meet with a professional LSC advisor as you begin your program and throughout to address any questions you may have: [email protected] (218) 733-7601

Background check
If you have been arrested, charged, or convicted of any criminal offense, you should investigate the impact that the arrest, charge, or conviction may have on your chances of employment in the field you intend to study. All students undergo a background check.

The class is facilitated by a Lake Superior College instructor who has been trained and certified by the national Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program.

About the national Inside-Out Program

National Newsletters

Short documentaries about Inside-Out

Student selection
You must be an LSC student age 17 or older to apply. Program size is limited to 15 students. All applicants are required to fill out an application and will be contacted for an interview upon receipt of application. Students who have completed credits in Sociology will be given priority. Email [email protected] with questions.