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LLC has: • The Academic Programs you want – more than 140 • Small class sizes that help you learn • Faculty who know you • Connections to move you to the workforce • Advising to provide you a seamless transfer • Academic quality that will challenge you • Tuition & fees that leave you virtually debt-free • Individualized attention you need for success • A campus life found at four-years • Clubs for every interest and major you have • State-of-the-art technology • Textbook rental saving you up to $1,200 a year • The safest campus in Illinois e, you At Lake Land Collegnumber. are a person, not a oms, not You learn in classro t your auditoriums. You ge periments hands dirty doing ex gy, not and using technolothem. You t just reading abou not your know your faculty, And, you teaching assistants. on to the succeed and move . next step in your life

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r e t n e C t n e d u t S r e Luth This building is where you go for many things at LLC. It’s where you go to get started, have fun, take a break and spruce up your resume.

The hub of student activities, the Luther Student Center is where you register, where you hang out as a student and where you visit as a graduate to receive job search assistance or join the Alumni Association. The Foundation is also in this building and is awaiting your scholarship application. Each year about 400 outstanding students receive scholarships. Applications are available online.

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Students are encouraged to join any of the clubssubmit ranging from Welding Yes! You30either your ACT scores Club and Human Services Club, to or take the college’s placement test Environmental Club, Phi Theta Kappa and you’ll be placed in English and math Honorary Society to andyour the scores. community courses according choir.


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The Student Life office is the host of all student organizations and clubs on campus. Through this office you can run for the Student Government Association, plan free weekly entertainment events, write for the student newspaper or join one of the many clubs on campus. The Student Life office is a great place to hang out and find out how you can become more involved on campus. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each week, the Student Activity Board schedules events such as comedians, musicians, hypnotists, scavenger hunts, the Spring Carnival, tiedye t-shirts and much more. There’s usually free stuff or food at the events and it’s a great way to get to know others on campus.

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Yes! You either submit your ACT scores or take the college’s placement test and you’ll be placed in English and math courses according to your scores.


From entrepreneurs seeking financial and academic assistance to business students creating, designing and wiring, Webb Hall is bustling with action. The newest building on campus to be renovated, Webb Hall includes state-ofthe-art technology and labs for Business students. All students are encouraged to seek the services of the Tutoring Center and Financial Aid Office. And, if you meet certain criteria, you may be eligible for the TRiO Student Support Services program, which provides one-on-one services to help you succeed. See the “How to Pay” section at the end of this brochure. Did you know 60% of our students receive financial assistance? What are you waiting for? Come see us!

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Robert D Webb Hall • Business Division • English as a Second Language • Financial Aid • Learning Assistance Center/Tutoring Center • TRiO Student Support Services


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“I like the closeness of the program and the hands-on instruction you get from the instructors. The vo-tech facility is great, and it’s really easy to take an active role in the classes you’re in.” - Tom Barker

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Yes! You either submit your ACT scores To be a full-time student you have or take the college’s placement test to take 12 hours. Most people and you’ll be placed in English and math average 15 per semester. courses according to your scores.


From diagnostics to sparks flying, VoTech is where technology meets hands-on skills. VoTech offers everything you need to know to become a professional auto mechanic as well as welding and machinist. The Welding Lab was recently renovated with new equipment to provide marketable training. The Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified Automotive Program uses the latest diagnostic computer equipment as well as the traditional tools found in all shops. In addition, the building is home to the Auto Club’s winning 1993 Pontiac Firebird Dragster.

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VoTech Building • Automotive • Industrial Maintenance • Welding


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How do you transfer your dual credit classes from your high school to a college or university?

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LLC Dual Credit classes will appear as regular classes on your LLC academic transcript. When you’re ready to transfer, you can request that an official transcript be sent to the institution of your choice.


The art of nursing and science meets the skill of creativity within the walls of Neal Hall. From a nursing lab including a patient simulator to an art room spilling with sunlight to a green house full of classroom projects, Neal Hall houses a range of humanities, science and allied health classes. Students enrolled in Speech, English, Music, Botany, Math for Meds, GIS, Earth Science and Advanced Medical Terminology take classes here.

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How will I know if my classes will transfer to another college?

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Courses that are numbered 100 or higher are transferable courses. Some lower level courses also may transfer when we have an Articulation Agreement with the four year school.


Whether dissecting the Pythagorean Theorem or solving a debate on human cloning, Northeast classrooms are filled with successful learning, challenging theories, learning epiphanies and aha moments every day. Minds are challenged with theories, skeletal structures and equations. Many bachelor’s degrees begin in this building with a multitude of math, science, social science and education courses offered. Classes found in this building include Human Anatomy, Beginning Algebra, Bio-Science, Statistics and American National Government.

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Stretch your brain while testing your knowledge in the Field House. Sure you can get an awesome workout in the Fitness Center and a have a blast at a basketball game, but did you also know you can participate in intramural sports or attend a variety of classes in the Field House? In addition to the Laker gym, the Field house hosts Education, Human Services, Aerobics and Strategies for Success courses. You can catch a game of volleyball or women’s or men’s basketball in the gym. Softball and baseball games are on the nearby fields. Students get free admission to all games at LLC! A lot of FREE, fun Student Activity Board events are held here as well!

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Whether you participate as an athlete or you enjoy attending an event, Lake Land College’s athletic programs are among the top in the nation in both performance and academics. Teams Volleyball Baseball Softball Women’s Basketball Men’s Basketball

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The college serves more than 8,200 students a year, however on campus the typical population is about 4,000.


From surveying to haircuts to growing a sustainable living laboratory, the West Building is cultivating energy, style and agriculturists. In this building, technology students are learning the technological skills needed to service our wind turbines and other sustainable initiatives, while agriculture students are learning how to produce cost-saving energy on their farms. At the opposite end of the building, students in the cosmetology, esthetics and nail tech programs are providing real-life services to clients and gaining valuable skills. The Lightning Bug (our all electric car refurbished and converted by students) is usually in the atrium. This building also has its own snack area with microwaves and vending machines! s s, operation Curtis Och Blue Northern for technician LLC’s ated from u d ra g y, rg Ene y t Technolog Power Plan 11. He credits 20 program in ith n at LLC w o ti a c u d e is er h for his care im h g n ri a p pre chnologies. in green te

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Curl up with a computer, snack while you study or rehearse a presentation in the Virgil H. Judge Learning Resource Center – commonly known as the Library. The building houses traditional resources, several computer labs and a new vending/snack area called the Second Story. The second floor also includes rooms that can be reserved for group projects, private studying or presentation practice. On the lower level you’ll find the Center for Technology and Professional Development, the go-to office for your online classes and test proctoring.

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You can apply online by clicking the “Get Started” link on the college’s Web site @ lakelandcollege.edu


You can broadcast your dental knowledge and brush up on the classics in the Northwest Building. With a fully operating student dental clinic and WLKL, 89.9 The Max radio and TV station, students in this building are gaining hands-on skills in their chosen careers.

LLC has been ranked in the top 10% of all community colleges in the U.S. for two years running!

Students taking English, Literature, Sociology and Philosophy courses will find themselves in this building.

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The Kluthe Center for Higher Education & Technology is located in Effingham. Here you can study Nursing, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) or Massage Therapy (MT) as well as a host of other classes! The PTA and MT programs are offered exclusively at the Kluthe Center. The Eastern Region Center located in Marshall has an awesome automotive lab! The Western Region Center has a focus on nursing to alleviate the drive for our far western students! Remember, we offer a wide variety of online classes too!

Learn more about studying in your own community:

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Math and Science Associate In Engineering Science Bioscience Non-Teaching Chemistry Clinical Laboratory Science Conservation – Pre-Forestry – Pre-Wildlife Earth Science Environmental Science Introduction to GIS Geospatial Technology Mathematics Mathematics Education Physics Pre-Chiropractic Pre-Dental Pre-Engineering Pre-Medicine Pre-Nursing Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Veterinary Medicine Secondary Education – Biology – Chemistry – Physics Social Science & Education Child and Family Services Criminal Justice Early Childhood Care and Education Early Childhood Education Economics Elementary Education Geography Health Education History Human Services – Criminal Justice – Education – Health – Psychology – Sociology Nanny Child Care Provider Paraprofessional Education Physical Education Political Science Pre-Law

Psychology Recreation Social Science Sociology / Social Work Special Education Technology Advanced Automation and Control Airframe and Powerplant Aviation Mechanic Auto Mechanic Automotive Technology Building Construction Technology CET / Advanced Technical Studies Civil Engineering Technology Civil Engineering Technology – Co-op Computer Aided Design Technology Computer Integrated Manufact. Tech. Computer Technician Computer Troubleshooting Computer-Aided Drafting Electronic Communication Technician Electronics Engineering Technology Electronics Systems Specialist HVAC & Refrigeration Industrial Maintenance Instrumentation and Control Technology Mechanical – Electrical Technology Power Plant Mechanic Power Plant Technology Programmable Logic Controllers Renewable Energy Renewable Energy Management Residential Wiring Sustainable Energy Welding Technology Workforce Development Center Commercial Truck Driver Training To see specific courses for each program, go to lakelandcollege.edu! Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Lake Land College is committed to maintaining a working and learning environment that promotes equal opportunity and affirmative action and that is free from unlawful discrimination and harassment. It is the policy of Lake Land College not to engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital or civil union status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any basis of discrimination precluded by applicable federal and state statutes. This policy applies to admission and access to and participation, treatment and employment in the College’s programs, activities, and services. The following campus office is assigned the responsibility for ensuring compliance with this policy as well as federal and state statutes and regulations concerning affirmative action and equal access: Office of the Director of Human Resources • (217) 234-5210 / Human Resources Office Complaint forms and procedures for filing can be obtained through Counseling Services or Human Resources. In addition, these offices will maintain current copies of appropriate laws, regulations, and policies.


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Chiwaya Chi banda Physical Thera py Chiwaya chose Lake Land College over every other co llege in the United States.

Kristin Stevens Summer Student Kristin takes summer courses with us and attends Southern Illinois University Carbondale full time.

Cameron Edga r Desktop Publish ing Cam is studying Desktop Publish ing at LLC to go in to the workforce whe n he is finished.


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Lake Land College’s tuition and fees are about one-fifth the cost of a state university. Plus we have textbook rental that can save you up to an additional $1,200 per year. There are several ways to pay for college: • Apply for Financial Aid by completing the FAFSA at www.fafsa.org • Lake Land College Foundation scholarships • Third-party scholarships • Federal or state financial aid • Student loans For more information and an estimation of the aid you could receive, visit the college’s Financial Aid site at lakelandcollege.edu/financialaid

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