Mar 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog

Community Connections

Academic Learning Skills

Main Campus, Building 11, Room 245, 541-463-5439,

Academic Learning Skills (ALS) offers courses to improve student success in general education, career technical, and transfer courses. Students who take courses offered by Academic Learning Skills gain confidence and abilities to be successful in their classes. Students improve their reading, writing, vocabulary, critical thinking, math, digital learning skills and learning/study skills.

Adult Basic and Secondary Education

Main Campus, Building 11, Room 201, 541-463-5214, Downtown Center, Room 404, 541-463-6180,

The Adult Basic and Secondary Education (ABSE) department offers programs in multiple locations for General Education Development (GED) exam preparation, college preparation, career pathways and workforce exploration, and workplace skills development.

Lane Child and Family Center

Main Campus, Building 24, Room 114, 541-463-5517, or email

The Lane Child and Family Center is state licensed and nationally accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children and rated five stars by Oregon’s Quality Rating and Improvement System. The preschool/child care program is located on the main campus and provides child care for children 30 months to 5 years of age for student, staff and community families.

Child care grant and subsidy assistance is available. Students with children enrolled in the Lane Child and Family Center may qualify to receive a CCAMPIS grant, reducing child care expenses by 75 percent. See  

In addition, the Lane Child and Family Center has a Preschool Promise classroom which provides free child care for children 3-4 years old. See

Continuing Education

Contact: 541-463-6100 

Lane offers  a variety of non-credit courses each term in career and technical (vocational) training, employment training, computers, consumer/money, art, music, foreign language, home/house/garden, health and health occupations, human development, recreation, outdoor programs, and general interest areas. Some courses are offered online.

Continuing Education includes short-term training and upgrading for a wide range of professional fields. In some cases, students can earn industry certification, continuing education units, or meet state and/or national professional examination preparation requirements. Enrollment in most courses is open to any interested person over 16 years old.

Lane offers professional training programs, including:

  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Nursing Assistant 1
  • Nursing Assistant 2
  • Personal Care Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Project Management

English as a Second Language

Offered at the Downtown Center, Room 404 and at the Main Campus, Building 11, Room 201 and remotely.

The English as a Second Language (ESL) Department provides instruction for adult English language learners seeking to improve their oral and written communication skills for work, community involvement, academic, or personal goals. Courses are designed to help students with everyday communication, as well as with the transition to work or to other training and/or academic programs, including credit and noncredit programs in community colleges or universities.

KLCC Radio (89.7 FM)

KLCC consistently ranks among western Oregon’s most listened-to radio stations. It is heard on 10 FM signals throughout the state, including 89.7 FM, broadcasting with 81,000 watts to serve Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis, and Albany. Other transmitters provide programming to Bend, Sisters, Roseburg, and the Oregon coast. The online portal streams the station’s programming and features to a worldwide audience. KLCC reaches more than 100,000 Oregonians each week across platforms.

KLCC maintains an active news department that provides comprehensive coverage of the region. It has been the recipient of multiple honors, including consecutive regional Edward R Murrow Awards for “Overall Excellence” in the small market radio division from the Radio and Television Digital News Association. Additional industry accolades have included recognition for its coverage of Native American issues, feature reporting, and hard news. Working alongside professionals, KLCC provides internship and mentoring opportunities for aspiring journalists from Lane Community College, University of Oregon, and other local institutions.

KLCC is also known for its offerings of jazz, folk, and eclectic programming, as well as live broadcasts from Oregon festivals and concerts. It regularly airs announcements from local non-profit organizations and discussions on issues of concern to Oregonians.

KLCC is a non-commercial service, guided by the mission, “To engage the mind, enrich the spirit and deepen understanding of our community and the world.” Financial support for KLCC is provided by contributing listeners, business underwriters, and philanthropic organizations.

KLCC was originally licensed by Lane Community College in 1967. It became a charter member of National Public Radio in 1971 and is the region’s local outlet for such programs as Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and This American Life. In addition to its 24/7 broadcast schedule, expanded digital offerings highlight Oregon’s culture and economy.

Lane Community College Foundation

Main Campus, Building 19, Room 270, 541-463-5135, or email

The Lane Community College Foundation raises and invests funds for scholarships, programs, and capital needs.

Program and Capital Support: The state provides only a portion of the funding necessary to support instructional programs. Gifts from individuals and businesses strengthen Lane’s ability to provide education and career training to our students each year.

Scholarships: Scholarships open the door to higher education for many people who otherwise could not afford college. Gifts for scholarships are an investment in the future.

Tax-deductible gifts to support Lane’s programs and students should be made payable to: LCC Foundation, 4000 E. 30th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97405. Call 541-463-5135 for more information on how you can help. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, visit


Residents of the Lane Community College District who purchase a Community Borrower card have access to the following resources:

  • Check out materials from the LCC Library
  • Place interlibrary loan requests
  • Community Borrowers who are affiliated with LCC (clinical affiliates and volunteers) may also access online databases from off-campus

Summit borrowing and technology check-outs are not available to Community Borrowers. Learn more at

Senior Companion Program

Contact: 541-463-6260,

The Senior Companion Program of Lane County improves the quality of life for the citizens of Lane County by providing supportive services and companionship to disabled and isolated adults, allowing them to live as independently as possible. Senior Companions in Lane County benefit from service opportunities by participating in scheduled activities such as providing transportation, companionship and conversation, weekly well-check phone calls and assistance with light tasks. Companions experience increased self-esteem and connection through vital community service and on-going training. This program is offered through AmeriCorps Seniors. 

Small Business Development Center

Downtown Center, 101 W. 10th Ave., Suite 133, 541-463-6200,

The Lane Small Business Development Center offers a multitude of support services for small businesses, from start-up to established, from small to medium, with 1,500 employees and up to $25 million in sales. Whether your business has been in existence for a hundred years or is just starting out, the Lane SBDC has the right specialized tools and expertise to help you find success.

Services include:

  • Small business management programs
  • Entrepreneurial workshops and registration
  • confidential, no-cost business advising and resources
  • Lane Business Link
  • SHRM, CCB, Real Estate Broker pre-license training
  • Global trade support
  • Capital access support
  • Market research support

Specialized Support Services

Contact: Patsy Slaughter via voicemail message at 541-463-5103 or by email at and Patsy will get back to you within 24 hours. Learn more at

Specialized Support Services (S3) provides vocational training and employment support to adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities. S3 operates as a cooperative venture between Lane Community College, the Lane County Office of Developmental Disabilities, and the State of Oregon Department of Human Services Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Division. S3 offers individual training to develop social, work, teamwork, and communication skills for future competitive employment.