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As a new student, you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Admission.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  2. 2. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  3. 3. Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Please note:

    • The federal government does an initial review for eligibility. ONLY AFTER the LFCC FINANCIAL AID REVIEW, and completion of any required paperwork, is a financial aid award made.
    • Federal aid requires a high school diploma or GED.
    • Award updates are provided via LFCC student email.
  4. 4. Prepare for and take the Placement Test

    If you meet one or more of the following, you may not need to take the placement test:

    • have completed a Virginia Placement Test (VPT) within the past 2 years
    • have taken the SATs and received scores of 500 or better in the Critical Reading and Writing and/or 520 or better in the math sections, or have taken the ACTs and received a score of 18 or better in the English and Reading or 22 or better in the math sections within the past 2 years
    • have taken ENG 111, ENG 112 and MTH 151 or higher as a previous student
  5. 5. Watch the LFCC Orientation Video
    • You will be given information on scheduling a meeting with an academic advisor during the video.
  6. 6. Pay Tuition
  7. 7. Attend New Student Welcome Day

As a former student (LFCC), you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Admission
    • If it’s been more than 3 years since you last took a class at LFCC.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  2. 2. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  3. 3. Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Please note:

    • The federal government does an initial review for eligibility. ONLY AFTER the LFCC FINANCIAL AID REVIEW, and completion of any required paperwork, is a financial aid award made.
    • Federal aid requires a high school diploma or GED.
    • Award updates are provided via LFCC student email.
  4. 4. Prepare for and take the Placement Test

    If you meet one or more of the following, you may not need to take the placement test:

    • have completed a Virginia Placement Test (VPT) within the past 2 years
    • have taken the SATs and received scores of 500 or better in the Critical Reading and Writing and/or 520 or better in the math sections, or have taken the ACTs and received a score of 18 or better in the English and Reading or 22 or better in the math sections within the past 2 years
    • have taken ENG 111, ENG 112 and MTH 151 or higher as a previous student
  5. 5. Watch the LFCC Orientation Video
    • You will be given information on scheduling a meeting with an academic advisor during the video.
  6. 6. Register for Classes by logging in to your MyLFCC account.

    (For assistance call the Fauquier campus at 540-351-1507, the Luray-Page County center at 540-843-0722, the Middletown Campus at 540-868-7110)

  7. 7. Pay Tuition

As a high school student dual enrolling for the first time, you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Contact your high school counselor regarding your interest in dual enrollment. If home schooled, contact the High School Outreach Office.
  2. 2. Apply for Admission.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  3. 3. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  4. 4. Prepare for and take the Placement Test

    Please note:

    • Students must meet basic math and English requirements to dual enroll, regardless of course taken.
    • Most courses also have additional prerequisite requirements. Appropriate SAT, ACT, PSAT or SOL scores may be used to satisfy course prerequisites, depending on the course being taken.
    • Public school students should contact their high school Guidance Counselor or Career Coach for assistance. Homeschool and private school students should contact the High School Outreach office at 540-868-7149.
  5. 5. Enroll in classes according to the registration procedures.
  6. 6. Pay Tuition by deadline

As a high school senior graduating with college credit, you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Please note:

    • The federal government does an initial review for eligibility. ONLY AFTER the LFCC FINANCIAL AID REVIEW, and completion of any required paperwork, is a financial aid award made.
    • Federal aid requires a high school diploma or GED.
    • Award updates are provided via LFCC student email.
  2. 2. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  3. 3. Prepare for and take the Placement Test

    If you meet one or more of the following, you may not need to take the placement test:

    • have completed a Virginia Placement Test (VPT) within the past 2 years
    • have taken the SATs and received scores of 500 or better in the Critical Reading and Writing and/or 520 or better in the math sections, or have taken the ACTs and received a score of 18 or better in the English and Reading or 22 or better in the math sections within the past 2 years
    • have taken ENG 111, ENG 112 and MTH 151 or higher as a previous student
  4. 4. Watch the LFCC Orientation Video

    Please note:

    • The video will prompt you to plan for your advising appointment. If prompted, please remember to register for an advising appointment when you are not required to be at school
    • Registration for classes and curriculum admission will be completed during your appointment
    • Please bring a copy of your unofficial transcripts with you to your appointment
  5. 5. Pay Tuition
  6. 6. Attend New Student Welcome Day

As a incoming transfer student, you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Admission.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  2. 2. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  3. 3. Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Please note:

    • The federal government does an initial review for eligibility. ONLY AFTER the LFCC FINANCIAL AID REVIEW, and completion of any required paperwork, is a financial aid award made.
    • Federal aid requires a high school diploma or GED.
    • Award updates are provided via LFCC student email.
  4. 4. Transfer in Credit/Credentials
  5. 5. Prepare for and take the Placement Test

    If you meet one or more of the following, you may not need to take the placement test:

    • have completed a Virginia Placement Test (VPT) within the past 2 years
    • have taken the SATs and received scores of 500 or better in the Critical Reading and Writing and/or 520 or better in the math sections, or have taken the ACTs and received a score of 18 or better in the English and Reading or 22 or better in the math sections within the past 2 years
    • have taken ENG 111, ENG 112 and MTH 151 or higher as a previous student
  6. 6. Watch the LFCC Orientation Video
    • You will be given information on scheduling a meeting with an academic advisor during the video.
  7. 7. Pay Tuition
  8. 8. Attend New Student Welcome Day

As a student attending full time at another institution, you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Admission.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  2. 2. Complete and submit the Visiting Student Enrollment Request form to the Admissions and Records Office.
  3. 3. Pay Tuition

As a teacher seeking credentialing or recertification, you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Admission.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  2. 2. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  3. 3. Complete and submit the Visiting Student Enrollment Request Form to the Admissions and Records office

    For assistance please contact Tina Anderson, Registrar at 540-868-7107 or tanderson@lfcc.edu or Middletown Campus, Rom 162A Fairfax Hall.

  4. 4. Pay Tuition

As a student with a disability, you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Admission.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  2. 2. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  3. 3. Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Please note:

    • The federal government does an initial review for eligibility. ONLY AFTER the LFCC FINANCIAL AID REVIEW, and completion of any required paperwork, is a financial aid award made.
    • Federal aid requires a high school diploma or GED.
    • Award updates are provided via LFCC student email.
  4. 4. Transfer in Credit/Credentials
  5. 5. Prepare for and take the Placement Test
    • Tests are untimed, computerized, and an on-screen calculator is provided for the math test. No personal calculators are allowed.
    • If you need accommodations for the placement test, please complete the Application for Disability Services and then contact the disability services counselor at your campus at least 2 weeks prior to your anticipated testing.
      Middletown Campus: 540-868-7110
      Fauquier Campus: 540-351-1505
      Luray-Page County Center : 540-843-0722
  6. 6. Watch the LFCC Orientation Video
    • You will be given information on scheduling a meeting with an academic advisor during the video.
  7. 7. Pay Tuition
  8. 8. Complete the Application for Disability Services

    Please note:

    • You should obtain a copy of your most recent documentation (Psychological-Educational evaluations and/or medical reports signed by qualified personnel).
    • a. Current documentation generally should be no more than three years old and utilize adult norms for testing instruments. Please bring the most current documentation available to your meeting with the Disability Services Counselor. This will allow the counselor to evaluate the documentation and provide recommendations.
    • A secondary school IEP and/or 504 Plan are NOT sufficient documentation of a disability.
  9. 9. Make an Appointment with a Disability Counselor
    • Middletown Campus: 540-868-7110
    • Fauquier Campus: 540-351-1505
    • Luray-Page County Center: 540-843-0722
  10. 10. Attend New Student Welcome Day

As a veteran, you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Admission.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  2. 2. Explore GI Bill education benefits

    For assistance please contact either Andrea Lo, Veterans Specialist at 540-868-7088 or alo@lfcc.edu, or Sharon Painter, School Certifying Official at 540-869-0768 or spainter@lfcc.edu

  3. 3. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  4. 4 Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Please note:

    • The federal government does an initial review for eligibility. ONLY AFTER the LFCC FINANCIAL AID REVIEW, and completion of any required paperwork, is a financial aid award made.
    • Federal aid requires a high school diploma or GED.
    • Award updates are provided via LFCC student email.
  5. 5. Transfer in Credit/Credentials
    • Remember to have your military transcripts evaluated PED credit for boot camp, specialized courses, etc.)
  6. 6. Prepare for and take the Placement Test

    If you meet one or more of the following, you may not need to take the placement test:

    • have completed a Virginia Placement Test (VPT) within the past 2 years
    • have taken the SATs and received scores of 500 or better in the Critical Reading and Writing and/or 520 or better in the math sections, or have taken the ACTs and received a score of 18 or better in the English and Reading or 22 or better in the math sections within the past 2 years
    • have taken ENG 111, ENG 112 and MTH 151 or higher as a previous student
  7. 7. Watch the LFCC Orientation Video
    • You will be given information on scheduling a meeting with an academic advisor during the video.
  8. 8. Pay Tuition
  9. 9. Attend New Student Welcome Day

As a international student, you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Admission.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  2. 2. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  3. 3. Review International Student Admissions Requirements
  4. 4. If you are planning to attend Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) in F1 status, in addition to applying for admission, you must complete an F1 Student Application.

    For assistance please contact either Andrea Lo, Veterans Specialist at 540-868-7088 or alo@lfcc.edu, or Sharon Painter, School Certifying Official at 540-869-0768 or spainter@lfcc.edu

  5. 5. Transfer in Credit/Credentials
  6. 6. Prepare for and take the Placement Test

    F1 visa students whose first language is not English and any student requesting ESL coursework MUST take the Accuplacer English test. Contact the Advising Office at (540) 868-7110 on the Middletown campus, (540) 351-1507 on the Fauquier campus with questions about placement testing.

    If you meet one or more of the following, you may not need to take the placement test:

    • have completed a Virginia Placement Test (VPT) within the past 2 years
    • have taken the SATs and received scores of 500 or better in the Critical Reading and Writing and/or 520 or better in the math sections, or have taken the ACTs and received a score of 18 or better in the English and Reading or 22 or better in the math sections within the past 2 years
    • have taken ENG 111, ENG 112 and MTH 151 or higher as a previous student
  7. 7. Watch the LFCC Orientation Video

    Please note:

    • You will be given information on scheduling a meeting with an academic advisor during the video.
  8. 8. Pay Tuition
  9. 9. Attend New Student Welcome Day

As a non-native english speaker (ESL), you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Admission
    • Please contact the Admissions office (540-868-7105) for additional steps and/or paperwork that may need to be completed. This would include students under the Dream Act (Deferred Action), permanent residents, and Au Pairs.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  2. 2. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  3. 3. Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Please note:

    • For eligibility please check https://studentaid.ed.gov/eligibility/non-us-citizens
    • The federal government does an initial review for eligibility. ONLY AFTER the LFCC FINANCIAL AID REVIEW, and completion of any required paperwork, is a financial aid award made.
    • Federal aid requires a high school diploma or GED.
    • Award updates are provided via LFCC student email.

    Contact Financial Aid at (540) 868-7130 for assistance.

  4. 4. Prepare for and take the Placement Test

    All new students must take placement tests in English (Accuplacer or VPT) and Math (VPT).

    Students whose first language is not English and who did not graduate from a US high school, as well as any student requesting ESL classes, should take the Accuplacer English test. The Accuplacer test is designed for the following students:

    • Students who speak their native language most often at home
    • Those who have lived in the US less than 6 years
    • Those that did not attend high school in the US

    Contact the Advising Office at (540) 868-7110 on the Middletown campus, (540) 351-1507 on the Fauquier campus with questions about placement testing.

    Students MUST have one of the following photo IDs in order to take placement testing:

    • valid driver’s license
    • passport
    • photo I.D. from D.M.V.
    • valid High School photo I.D.

    If you meet one or more of the following, you may not need to take the placement test:

    • have completed a Virginia Placement Test (VPT) within the past 2 years
    • have taken the SATs and received scores of 500 or better in the Critical Reading and Writing and/or 520 or better in the math sections, or have taken the ACTs and received a score of 18 or better in the English and Reading or 22 or better in the math sections within the past 2 years
    • have taken ENG 111, ENG 112 and MTH 151 or higher as a previous student
  5. 5. Watch the LFCC Orientation Video

    Please note:

    • You will be given information on scheduling a meeting with an academic advisor during the video.
  6. 6. Pay Tuition
  7. 7, Attend New Student Welcome Day

As a student holding associate’s degree or higher, you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Admission.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  2. 2. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  3. 3. Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Bachelor degree students are not eligible for any grants at LFCC per federal, state, and institutional policies. Information about applying for a federal student loan is available at http://lfcc.edu/future-students/financial-aid/federal-direct-student-loan-program/

  4. 4. Complete and submit the Visiting Student Enrollment Request Form to the Admissions and Records office

    For assistance please contact Joette Ours, Academic Advisor, Middletown Campus–Room 161, or 540-868-7072, or jours@lfcc.edu.

  5. 5. Pay Tuition

As a student seeking to take a class for personal satisfaction, you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Admission.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  2. 2. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  3. 3. Complete and submit the Enrollment Request Form to the Counseling and Advising office

    Please be prepared to provide a copy of unofficial transcripts, and/or reason for enrollment into class(es). For assistance please contact Joette Ours, Academic Advisor, Middletown Campus–Room 161, or 540-868-7072, or jours@lfcc.edu.

  4. 4. Pay Tuition

As a senior citizens, you should follow the steps detailed below.

  1. 1. Apply for Admission.
    • When answering “In what type of class(es) will you be enrolling?” please choose Credit classes.
  2. 2. Establish Your Student Email
    • Login using your SIS User ID
    • Select Gmail link
    • Read and agree to Gmail agreement terms
    • Your account is established once you can view your Gmail inbox
  3. 3. To be eligible for free registration, students must meet the requirements under the Senior Citizens Higher Education Program.

    To qualify for free tuition for Credit Courses, part-time or fulltime, under the Senior Citizens Higher Education Program, you must meet the following criteria:

    • Be 60 years of age or older.
    • Be a legal resident of Virginia.
    • Have an income not exceeding $23,850 for Virginia tax purposes for the year preceding the semester in which enrollment is sought. (You must provide a copy of the previous year’s Virginia tax return if you are seeking academic credit.)

    To qualify for free tuition for Audit of Credit Courses, part-time or fulltime, under the Senior Citizens Higher Education Program and I meet the following criteria:

    • Be 60 years of age or older.
    • Be a legal resident of Virginia.
  4. 4. Fill out the Senior Citizen Enrollment Request form.

    This form will be processed and students enrolled on the first day of classes, for those classes having open seats.

  5. 5. Pay Tuition

    Pay tuition if the above criteria are not met.