Future Students

Please select one. I am a new or returning student and…

I want to get a Degree or Certificate at LFCC.

If you want a certificate or degree, you should follow the steps below.

1. Apply for Admission

  • If you have taken Dual Enrolled classes through LFCC, click here for your specific next steps.
  • If you attended LFCC in the past and it has been more than 3 years, you will need to reapply for admission.
  • The completed application will indicate your Student ID number and MyLFCC username. Make sure to keep this information handy.

2. Check your personal email account

  • Once you submit your application you will receive an email with personalized next steps. Follow the instructions in your email to continue your new student steps.
  • If you recently applied before April 28th, 2018 and did not receive an email, call (540) 868-7110 for your new student steps.

3. Determine if you need to take the Placement Test

If you are a new student, you must take placement tests in college English and Math unless you qualify for an exemption. There are multiple ways to prove that you are ready for college-level English and Math. Click here to determine if you need to take the Placement Test.

4. Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

Please note:

  • The federal government does an initial review for eligibility. ONLY AFTER the LFCC FINANCIAL AID REVIEW, and completion of any required paperwork, is a financial aid award made.
  • Federal aid requires a high school diploma or GED.
  • Award updates are provided via LFCC student email.

5. Prepare for and attend Orientation 

All students who enroll in a certificate or degree are required to attend orientation. If you have not yet signed up for orientation, please refer to Step 2.

Before attending orientation, you will need to:

Establish Your MyLFCC Account

  • Log in using the user name you received upon completing and submitting your application. If you experience difficulty logging in to MyLFCC, please contact Admissions at 540-868-7105.
  • Set your five security questions as prompted.
  • Click on “Account Details” in the top right corner of the screen.
  • Follow the prompts to change your password.

Establish Your Student Email Account

  • Log in to MyLFCC with your new password.
  • Select Gmail link.
  • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms.
  • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox.
  • Check your student email daily for important information.
  • LFCC email can be forwarded to a personal email account by clicking on settings (a gear icon) in the top right corner of your inbox.
  • This is the official form of communication from LFCC and all notifications/information will be sent via student email.

During Orientation you will need the following documents and information:

  • MyLFCC user name and password
  • Bring any documentation required as instructed from your Placement Test assessment. Click here if you have not completed the Placement Test Assessment. This documentation may include:
    • High school transcript (if you graduated within the past five years)
    • College transcript/s
    • Military transcript/s
    • SAT Scores (if taken in the past five years)
    • ACT Scores (if taken in the past five years)
    • GED Scores (if taken in the past four years)
    • Any additional information that has been requested by another office
I do not plan to get a Degree or Certificate at LFCC (Visiting Student).

1. Apply for Admission

  • If you attended LFCC in the past and it has been more than 3 years, you will need to reapply for admission.
  • The completed application will indicate your Student ID number and MyLFCC username. Make sure to keep this information handy.

2. Check your personal email account

  • Once you submit your application you will receive an email with personalized next steps. Follow the instructions in your email to continue your new student steps.
  • If you recently applied before April 28th, 2018 and did not receive an email, call (540) 868-7110 for your new student steps.

3. Complete required enrollment forms

a High School student dual enrolling for the first time.

1. Apply for Admission

  • The completed application will indicate your Student ID number and MyLFCC username. Make sure to keep this information handy.

2. Establish Your MyLFCC Account

  • Log in using the user name you received upon completing and submitting your application. If you experience difficulty logging in to MyLFCC, please contact Admissions at 540-868-7105.
  • Set your five security questions as prompted.
  • Click on “Account Details” in the top right corner of the screen.
  • Follow the prompts to change your password.

3. Establish Your Student Email Account

  • Log in to MyLFCC with your new password.
  • Select Gmail link.
  • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms.
  • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox.
  • Check your student email daily for important information.
  • LFCC email can be forwarded to a personal email account by clicking on settings (a gear icon) in the top right corner of your inbox.
  • This is the official form of communication from LFCC and all notifications/information will be sent via student email.

4. Contact your High School Career Coach or the High School Outreach Office at (540) 868-7149 for your next steps.

an International and English as Another Language (EAL) Student.

1. Apply for Admission

  • If you are planning to attend Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) in F1 status, in addition to applying for admission, you must complete an F1 Student Application.
  • Students under the Dream Act (Deferred Action/DACA), permanent residents, and Au Pairs need to apply for admission and contact the Advising office (540-868-7120) for additional steps and/or paperwork that may need to be completed.
  • The completed application will indicate your Student ID number and MyLFCC username. The application may issue you a password. If so, keep your password. Make sure to keep this information handy.
  • For assistance please contact Lisa Currie, International and English as Another Language Advisor, at 540-868-7120 or lcurrie@lfcc.edu.

2. Check Your personal email account 

Once you submit your application you will receive an email with personalized next steps. Follow the instructions in your email to continue your new student steps and registration appointment.

3. For Eligible Non-US Citizens you may Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

Please note:

For eligibility please check https://studentaid.ed.gov/eligibility/non-us-citizens.

  • The federal government does an initial review for eligibility. ONLY AFTER the LFCC FINANCIAL AID REVIEW, and completion of any required paperwork, is a financial aid award made.
  • Federal aid requires a high school diploma or GED.
  • Award updates are provided via LFCC student email.
a Workforce and Professional Development student.

Please visit LFCC’s Workforce Solutions webpage for further information.

 

 

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