Lake-Sumter Community College

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Steps to Enrollment

Ready to apply to LSSC? First, make sure you know what kind of student you'll be (new, international, returning, transient, transfer, etc.), and follow the nine easy enrollment steps outlined below.

Nine Easy Enrollment Steps

1.      Apply for Admission (Apply online)
·        Pay the Application Fee
·        Remember to push the "Application Complete" button - Confirm submission
 2.      Apply for Financial Aid (optional) at or
·        LSSC school code is 001502 (used for all three campuses)
·        Priority deadlines are listed at
·        Submit all documents requested by Financial Aid
 3.      Submit documents to Admissions
·        Official high school transcript with graduation date posted or original GED transcript
·        Official transcripts from ALL other colleges, technical schools, and/or universities attended (if applicable)
 4.      Submit official PERT, ACT, or SAT test scores (if applicable).
·        More information available at
·        Test scores must be less than 2 years old
·        Applicants who do not have test scores will need to take the PERT test.
 5.      Activate your Lakehawk Email account
·        To activate your Lakehawk Email, go to
·        Click Lakehawk Helpdesk
·         Click First Time Login Instructions
 6.      Submit your Florida Residency paperwork and 2 eligible proofs
·        Form can be found at or picked up on any of the 3 LSSC campuses.
 7.      Complete the Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) new student orientation program
·        More information available at
·        Required for all, except transfer & transient students.
 8.      Register for classes online at
·        View registration dates at
·        View course availability at
·        Click CLASS SCHEDULE
9.      Pay tuition and fees by posted deadlines which can be found at
·        To view deadlines, visit


"What's next?"

  1. Purchase textbooks and other supplies at your campus bookstore:
  • If you're taking a hybrid or online course, complete your Canvas Orientation. (Tip: It is located on the Dashboard within Canvas.)
  • Review Campus Maps and visit campuses where you have classes scheduled, and get familiar with your route.
  • Visit faculty websites to learn more about your professors and instructors and their expectations.
  • Get to class!