We are glad you are choosing Lake-Sumter State College to start your educational journey. Here’s what you need to do to get started.

1. First Steps

Apply for admission
Complete application

Send us your transcripts
After finishing the online application, you must submit your official unopened high school transcripts with your graduation date posted or an original GED transcript to the Admissions and Records Office address:
Lake-Sumter State College
Admissions and Records Office
9501 U.S. Highway 441
Leesburg, FL 34788

Get financial aid
If you haven’t applied for financial aid yet then do so as soon as possible. Learn more.

2. After Getting Your Acceptance Letter

Check out the interactive Steps to Enrollment page in your Canvas portal!

Use your Lakehawk email and pin (listed in your acceptance letter) to log into Canvas. If you need help finding your Lakehawk email, please reach out to: LSSCRecruiting@LSSC.edu

Send us your placement test scores
PERT, ACT, or SAT test scores should be sent to the Admissions and Records Office.

  • Test scores must be less than two years old.
  • Applicants who do not have test scores will need to take the PERT test. LSSC’s Testing Center offers the PERT.

Send us your Florida Residency Affidavit
Proving your Florida residency status ensures you do not have to pay out-of-state residency fees on your tuition. The form should be completed and sent to the Admissions and Records Office. You will need your student XID (found in your acceptance letter).

Activate your student email account
Your student email account is how we communicate with you and provide you with important information that you need to know about.

Students with a 504 or IEP

If you have a 504 or IEP, please contact Student Accessibility Services. At Lake-Sumter State College, we are committed to working with students with disabilities to provide academic accommodations in making Lake-Sumter State College equal access, equal opportunity institution.

3. What’s Next?

Attend new student orientation
Before you can register for classes, you will need to complete a new student orientation.

Register for classes
After you complete your orientation, you can register for classes online.

Pay for your tuition fees
Log in to myLSSC to review any outstanding fees that you need to pay. Be sure to pay before the first fee payment deadline from when you register for classes.