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Steps to Getting Started at Laney College



1. Apply for Admission

  • Welcome Center: Building A, Room A101
  • Admissions & Records: Building A, Room A109
  • Online:


2. Complete Assessment

  • Schedule Appointment: Building A, Room A101
  • Take Assessment: Building A,  A105
  • Get enrolled into the Orientation class: COUN 200A


3. Attend Orientation: COUN 200A

  • Learn about college services and resources
  • Select your classes and create your abbreviated Student Education Plan (SEP)


4. See a Counselor

  • Counseling Department: Tower 301
  • Visit a counselor for additional help.


5. Enroll in Classes


6. Get Your Photo ID

  • Welcome Center: Building A, Room A101


7. Pay Your Fees

  • Cashier: Building A, Room 201
  • Financial Aid: Building A, Room 201
  • Apply for Financial Aid at:


8. Buy Your Books

  • Bookstore: Student Center, Basement


*** Getting Started is complaint to the state mandated Student Success and Support Program (SSSP)