To ensure the safety of students and staff at this time, orientation should be completed online. Once you complete your online orientation, you will receive a follow-up email that includes your advisor’s information. Please connect with your advisor to confirm you have selected the correct classes, and to address any additional questions you may have. If you are unable to complete the online orientation, please email or call (218) 733-7601 and we will help you find a solution.

Required to register for classes

Once you’ve become a student at LSC, sign up for orientation. Orientation includes information about key policies and resources.


Take on-campus orientation if:

  • You need to take the Accuplacer placement test, or
  • You’re new to LSC (or haven’t taken classes here in the past 2 years), or
  • You’d like an in-person orientation at LSC.

During on-campus orientation you’ll:

  • Take the Accuplacer placement test (if required)-check the placement test schedule. You could save time by taking the test in advance or at a location closer to you.
  • Meet with a Professional Advisor.
  • Register for courses.


Take online orientation if:

  • You’re taking eLearning courses only, or
  • You’re an experienced transfer or returning student, and
  • You don’t need to take the Accuplacer placement test, and
  • If the above apply and you’d prefer an online orientation.

Parents, Spouses, Significant Others

You’re welcome at orientation to learn more about how you can help your Lake Superior College student!

  • Get important information about Lake Superior College!
  • Find out about FREE campus resources available to your student to academically succeed!
  • Gain an understanding of the transition to college for parents and students and have more productive conversations with your student by being informed!
  • Accuplacer placement test

    You’ll be required to take the placement test at your orientation session unless:

    • You’ve taken the test through LSC or another institution within the past two years.
    • You have qualifying ACT, MCA or SAT scores
    • Or you’ve completed appropriate college level writing or math courses.

  • Advising session

    Orientation attendees will meet with an advisor to:

    • Review your first semester course plan
    • Review your degree requirements
    • Help you understand your placement test results

  • Register for courses during orientation

    • Attend orientation to learn how to register for classes using our online registration portal (e-services).
    • When you leave you’ll have registered for courses for the upcoming semester.

If you need accommodations, please contact Disability Services at (218) 733-7650 or MRS/TTY (800) 627-3529.