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Start Your Journey in 5 Steps

  • 1.

    Plan Your Visit

    Learn what being a Laker is all about! Schedule a visit and tour the campus, meet faculty … even sit in on a class or take a look in a dorm. You may schedule an individual or group visit, take a virtual tour online or sign up for one of our exciting Laker Visit Days, where your Enrollment Coach will show you the ropes.

    Schedule Your Visit Today! 

  • 2.

    Complete Your Application

    It’s quick, conveniently online, and free.

    Apply Now!

  • 3.

    Transcripts and Test Scores

    Tell us a little more about you! Submit your high school and/or college transcripts to our Records & Registration Office.

    Submit Transcripts & Test Scores

    Do you need more information or need to learn more about placement and assessment testing? Visit our placement testing page below and check this off your list today!

    Information about Placement Testing

  • 4.

    Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Your education is more affordable than you think.

    Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)  and use the Iowa Lakes code: 001864.

    Interested in an opportunity for free money?

    Iowa Lakes Community College helps keep your education within reach with many scholarship opportunities.

    Apply here!

  • 5.

    Orientation and Registration

    You’re officially a Laker! Now it's time to register for Orientation & Registration Day. Orientation and Registration day provides you with one more opportunity to connect with faculty, to learn more about resources and opportunities available at Iowa Lakes and  register for classes. We are so excited to join you on this journey!

    Sign-up for Orientation & Registration Day