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Limited English Proficiency Program at Lansing Community College

 

The Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Program at Lansing Community College in Lansing, Michigan, provides support services that enable students who are non-native English speakers and have difficulty reading, writing and understanding English to succeed in academic programs in the college setting.  The LEP Program offer the following support services: assistance with admission, assistance with registration, assistance with financial aid and related issue resolution, academic advising, academic monitoring and retention, educational development plan and curriculum choice, liaison between students and instructors, liaison between students and the Center for Employment Services, outreach and recruitment intake and referral to various college resources, including the Dick Eicher Emergency Fund.  In addition, the bilingual LEP staff members (coordinator and advisor) are available to explain the resources and assist with specific difficulties that LEP students may encounter in pursuing their education at Lansing Community College. These staff members discuss program and course requirements with program students and monitor their academic progress.  LEP staff members are also available to assist with language and/or culture-related concerns. The LEP Program works closely with the Center for Transitional Learning, which offers English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes and bilingual tutoring.

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