Prospective and current Lake Land College students benefit from information regarding a variety of aspects regarding the College’s academic programs, completion and graduation rates, athletic program participation, financial aid programs, campus safety and security policies and crime statistics.
The following information is presented in accordance with state and federal regulations including Title 34 CFR Part 668, Student Right-to-Know, Campus Security Act, Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act and the Illinois Communicable Disease Act. Resources for additional information are presented throughout.
Programs offered by the College are presented in a variety of college publications including the college catalog and semester schedule of classes. Information is also available on the Academic Programs webpage.
Information regarding support services for students with disabilities are provided in a variety of college publications including the college catalog. Information is also available on the Office of Student Accommodations webpage.
Lake Land College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission with specialized program accreditation by: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing; American Medical Technologists; Automotive Services Excellence Master Certified (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation); Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; Commission on Dental Accreditation; Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education; and Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions. Courses and programs are approved through the Illinois Community College Board, the Illinois Board of Higher Education, and the Illinois Articulation Initiative as appropriate. Additional information is available in the college catalog or at https://www.lakelandcollege.edu/accreditation/.
Transcripts may be withheld in accordance with Illinois law, including Public Act 102-0998 and Public Act 103-0054. The College will provide an official transcript to a current or former student, even if the current or former student owes a debt, if the student requests the official transcript to:
Additionally, the College will not condition the provision of an official transcript to a current or potential employer of a student or former student on the payment of a debt.
If a current or former student believes they qualify for the transcript withholding exceptions, they should submit a request via the College’s online transcript request form and indicate which exception(s) apply. Please refer to Board Policy 10.29 for more information.
In accordance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, Lake Land College must inform students and employees of the college policies regarding drug and alcohol use. All students should review this information. Students should also review the Student Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures.
The annual security report provides information regarding crime statistics, policies for students and others to report criminal actions or other emergencies, and other important information regarding the College’s law enforcement. Printed copies are available through the Lake Land College Police Department. The report is also available online on the Police Department’s webpage.
Sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics, this site provides free information to students, parents and high schools regarding colleges throughout the country. Click here to find information about Lake Land College.
In accordance with Board Policies 11.15 Acceptable Technology Use, 07.28.01 Student Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures, and 07.28.02 Academic Integrity Code, disciplinary action may be imposed against students who engage in illegal downloading or unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials using the schools information technology system. More information on copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing can be found on the following webpage.
Information regarding tuition, fees, textbook rental and refunds are presented in a variety of college publications including the college catalog and semester schedule of classes. Information is also available on the Tuition and Fees webpage.
This site provides information regarding intercollegiate athletic participation and financial support.
FERPA provides students the right to access their student records, challenge information contained within them, consent to release of the information to a third party and to be informed of their privacy rights. Information about FERPA is included in the college catalog and on the following webpage.
Information regarding financial aid programs is available through a variety of college publications including the college catalog and the semester schedule of classes. Additional information is available on the Financial Aid department webpage.
As noted in Board Policy 11.09 – Freedom of Expression and First Amendment Guarantees, Lake Land College values the freedoms of speech, thought, expression and assembly as vital to the pursuit of knowledge and endeavors to assure the fullest degree of intellectual freedom and free expression within a supportive learning environment. More information on freedom of expression and first amendment guarantees can be found on the following webpage.
This information describes the graduation and transfer rates of the general Lake Land College student population based upon the most recent calendar year.
Faculty, staff and students have a right to be free from harassment. This policy is designed to foster an environment free from harassment, to encourage victims of harassment to report their concerns, and to provide corrective action where necessary.
Lake Land College is committed to preventing sexual harassment and sexual misconduct. The Student Guide provides information regarding expectations, risk-reduction, definitions, reporting options, investigation procedures and college and campus resources.
Students may register to vote at the county clerks’ offices throughout the Lake Land College District or on the Lake Land College campus in Mattoon at the offices of Admissions and Records, Counseling Services and Vice President for Student Services. Voter registration is open year round except during the 27 day period prior to an election and during the 2 day period after each election. Two forms of identification with at least one showing the address of the current residence is needed when registering. Students may download voter registration forms here: English .
More information about registering to vote in Illinois is available through the Illinois State Board of Elections website or the Lake Land College District County Clerk Offices.
A student age 16 or older may serve as an election judge for the general election in Illinois. Students should contact their local County Clerk’s office to inquire about additional qualifications or to express interest in serving.
In accordance with the Illinois Communicable Disease Act, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) provides an informational brochure regarding Meningococcal Disease that all Illinois colleges and universities must provide to students. The brochure provides important information regarding preventing meningococcal disease as well as recognizing symptoms and how the disease is diagnosed.
Printed copies of this information are available upon request. You may contact the individual office identified or the office of the Vice President for Student Services at 217-234-5230.