Academic Advising

New Freshmen

All new freshmen who have declared a major upon enrolling at Lake Erie College will be assigned a faculty advisor within their area of study. Faculty advisors will assist students with academic questions, course plans, career guidance and progress throughout their college career.  Students who are not yet ready to commit to a major will work with our Office of Academic Advising. Our advising staff will help students with career and major exploration, course scheduling and academic questions until a major has been declared. For more information, please contact Jennifer Collis, Associate Vice President for Academic Administration, at 440.375.7175 or jcollis@lec.edu.

New Transfer Students

Incoming Transfer students will work with the Transfer Coordinator during the admission, transcript evaluation, and registration process. During the scheduling meeting, students will receive their faculty academic advisor information. Transfer admission information can be found here. For questions regarding transfer admission, please contact the Transfer Coordinator, Gary Carr, at 440.375.7057 or gcarr@lec.edu.

Current Transfer Students

During the admissions and orientation process, transfer students will work with our Transfer Coordinator.  After orientation, transfer students will work with their assigned faculty advisor in their area of study Faculty advisors will assist students with academic questions, course plans, career guidance and progress throughout their college career.  Transfer students who are not yet ready to commit to a major will work with our Office of Academic Advising. For questions general questions, please contact Jennifer Collis, Associate Vice President for Academic Administration, at 440.375.7175 or jcollis@lec.edu.

Pre-Law

Interested in a career as a lawyer and looking for a pre-law major? Most law schools give equal admission consideration to all academic disciplines because lawyers are needed in a wide variety of areas. At Lake Erie College students can pursue a career as a lawyer through a number of targeted, intentional pathways. The most popular undergraduate majors of students admitted to law schools are political science, economics, business administration, history and English. In addition to the undergraduate major, students at Lake Erie College can also consider one of our accelerated partnership programs with Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and the Duquesne University Law School. Click here for more information on co-curricular and partnership programs.

Pre-Veterinary Medicine

The preparatory path to veterinary school does not involve a specialized "Pre-Veterinary" major. Colleges of Veterinary Medicine require students to complete courses in biology, chemistry and math in preparation for veterinary school. The required courses for admission to veterinary school can be integrated into many majors. Students may choose a major in the sciences such as chemistry or biology. More information on Preparing for Veterinary School.