Inclusion and Diversity

Lake Land College is committed to developing and maintaining an environment that embraces and actively supports diversity. We aspire to be an institution where the quality of education is enhanced and enriched by an inclusive campus community. We strive to provide dynamic learning and working environments that encourage multiple perspectives and the free exchange of ideas.

Would you like more information on resources available to you? Do you have a story to share? Contact the Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Committee at idec@lakelandcollege.edu!

Please see the following for a list of upcoming events, or visit lakelandcollege.edu/celebrations to see more information about these exciting opportunities!

Campus Read, Art Show & Other Celebrations

At Lake Land College, Lakers Celebrate Together! In that spirit, here are some of our current and past celebrations!

Check out our current Campus Read!

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Safe Zone & Safe With Me

By participating in the Safe Zone Program, one pledges that their Safe Zone is a place where LGBTQIA+ individuals can feel comfortable and safe in a confidential environment and express any issues or concerns in an atmosphere of acceptance and support.
Contact mbowen@lakelandcollege.edu for more information.

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Tutoring and Testing Center

The Tutoring and Testing Center is located in Webb Hall 130 on the Mattoon campus. Here we offer in-person and online tutoring as well as proctoring and accommodation testing services.

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Student Accommodations

Lake Land College is committed to providing a quality educational experience to all students. As such, the College provides accommodations for students who have a documented disability to help them achieve their full potential. Student accommodations are coordinated by the Counselor/Coordinator of Student Accommodations within Counseling Services located in the Luther Student Center.

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Perkins

The Perkins Program provides support to help students enrolled in Workforce Ready programs successfully complete an associate in applied science degree or certificate. Support may include tool loan or rental, purchasing scrubs or kits and assistance with learning supplies. To see if you are eligible, complete the application listed under "Helpful Links".

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Student Organizations

Lake Land College offers several student organizations specifically designed to meet the needs of certain diverse groups of the student population such as PRIDE, INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION, COLLEGIATE VETERANS ALLIANCE and more!

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TRIO

TRIO Student Support Services is a program with the sole purpose of helping students in need succeed at Lake Land College. TRIO is funded by the U.S. Department of Education to help students complete their academic goals and graduate from Lake Land College.

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Military Affiliated Programs

The Financial Aid and Veteran Services Office is located in the Luther Student Center in Room 203. This office provides assistance for enlisted personnel, veterans, and their families who wish to use their benefits at Lake Land College.

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Laker Food Pantry

Free food and other necessities are available through the Laker Food Pantry. With support from the Lake Land College Foundation and its partnership with the Eastern Illinois Foodbank, Lake Land College is working to end food insecurity and hunger among our students and their families.

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Mental Health Resources

Lake Land College believes in supporting the success of our students on both a personal and academic level, and we know that this all starts with their mental health and wellness. We have established the following mental health resources, with additional services coming soon.

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Community Resources

We are supportive of your wellness and safety as well as your academic success. Counselors can refer you to community agencies that can assist you with personal concerns.

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