New Student Orientation

New student orientation provides new and returning students with the opportunity to get connected to the college early and a chance to learn more about Lawson State Community College, academic advising, class registration, campus life, financial aid, tuition management, residential life, student records, campus safety, and what you need to know to have a successful start to the Spring 2024 term at Lawson State Community College. We strongly encourage you to complete your enrollment process prior to attending New Student Orientation. Unsure of your admissions status? Email today.

Orientation and Onboarding Process

Follow these steps to sign up for your Cougar Committ days and complete your Onboarding learning process.
Complete our online application. It is easy!
The Office of Admissions & Enrollment Services Host in person and virtual New Student Orientation sessions every semester

Before coming to campus for New Student Orientation, we are requiring all new students to complete the virtual cougar orientation/onboarding learning modules. This process will help you better understand and navigate your academic journey at Lawson State. 

To begin your onboarding process, input the following credentials.

Username: Input Your New Lawson State Email Address

Password: !LSCCmmddyy (mmddyy = Your Date of Birth)


Next Steps

Once you've been accepted, follow these steps to complete the enrollment process.
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Paying for College

Explore the different payment options available to finance your education
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Once accepted, connect with an advisor and begin the class registration process. 

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Complete your My Lawson New Student Orientation modules and schedule to attend Lawson New Student Connection Days on campus.


Get in Touch with Admissions

Reach out to us with any questions, comments, or concerns as you move through the application process.


Bessemer Campus
Student Services Building A
1100 Ninth Avenue SW
Bessemer, AL 35022

Birmingham Campus
Academic Success Center, 1st Floor
3060 Wilson Road SW
Birmingham, AL 35221

Office Hours

Mondays - Thursdays
8:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.

8:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M.

Contact Admissions

Bessemer Campus Phone

Birmingham Campus Phone


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