Feb 07, 2023  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
College Catalog 2022-2023

College Catalog 2022-2023



LCC Catalog and Student Handbook

The information contained in this catalog is true and accurate at the time of printing. Nothing in this Catalog or Student Handbook is intended to create (nor shall be construed as creating) an expressed or implied contract. The College reserves the right to modify, change, delete, or add to, as it deems appropriate, the policies, procedures, and other general information in this Catalog or Student Handbook.  All information (including the academic calendar, admission and graduation requirements, course offerings and course descriptions, and statements of tuition and fees) is subject to change without notice or obligation.  Any changes made after official publication will be noted in the appropriate section by date of change. 


Notice of Nondiscrimination 

The State of Colorado and Lamar Community College believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado and Lamar Community College is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law as required by Title VI, Title IX, Section 503 & 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, VEVRAA, Age Discrimination Act, and Title II of the ADA. Inquiries may be directed to: Human Resources Director, Lamar Community College, 2401 S. Main Street, Lamar, CO  81052, or 719.336.1572 or LCC.HR.Staff@lamarcc.edu.

For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Coordinator, The Director of Human Resources at Lamar Community College, 2401 S. Main Street, Lamar, CO  81052, or 719.336.1572 or LCC.HR.Staff@lamarcc.edu and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120.  The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.  Lamar Community College will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

The College has designated the Director of Human Resources as its AFFIRMATIVE ACTION (AA), OFFICER, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (EO) OFFICER, 504 COORDINATOR, AND TITLE IX COORDINATOR with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. If you have any questions, please contact the DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES at 719.336.1572, EOandTitleIX@lamarcc.edu, or 2401 S Main St, Lamar, CO 81052.

You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204, telephone 303.844.3417.

All LCC customers have access to services, programs, and activities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. 

Special needs requests may be directed to:

Lamar Community College’s Special Populations Coordinator

2401 South Main Street

 Lamar, CO 81052

719.336.1533


Prohibition Against Enrollment in State Supported Institutions of Higher Education of Persons Convicted of Rioting Offenses.

Under Colorado law, no person shall be enrolled in a state-supported institution of higher education for a period of twelve months following the date of a guilty verdict, guilty plea, no contest plea, or a deferred judgment and sentence for inciting riot, arming rioters, or engaging in a riot.


Gainful Employment Disclosure Information

Beginning July 1, 2011, the US Department of Education has each college disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”  Gainful employment information for each of LCC’s Title IV-eligible certificate programs can be found on each certificate program’s webpage. 

For additional information regarding the data provided and what it means to students, please feel free to contact Financial Aid and Student Services at 719.336.1590 or Aid@lamarcc.edu.

For more information regarding Gainful Employment disclosure requirements, see Consumer Information Disclosure  in this catalog.


Accreditation, memberships, and affiliations

Accredited by
Higher Learning Commission

Approved by
Colorado Community College System
Colorado Commission on Higher Education

Approved by
State Approving Agency for the Training
of Veterans and Eligible Persons

Member of
American Association of Community Colleges
American Technical Education Association
National Community College Hispanic Council
National Junior College Athletic Association
National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association