Lake Superior College

Lake Superior College (LSC) is honored to be part of MN Reconnect, a program designed specifically for adult learners. If you are a Minnesota resident, 25 and older, who completed 15 or more college credits without earning a degree, MN Reconnect can help you complete your education.

It doesn’t matter if you are just a few credits away, or would like to start a new academic journey, we will help you achieve your goals and make sure you have the resources for a successful experience. With MN Reconnect, we can go the extra mile!

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At LSC, we go above and beyond to support our adult learners, whether it’s through financial, academic, or personal services. Every student is unique. That is why we offer you personalized advising through your educational journey until your successful completion.

Overlooking majestic Lake Superior and St. Louis Bay, Lake Superior College offers you more than 90 certificate, diploma, and associate degrees and nearly 200 online courses. A full list of programs can be viewed here.

Lake Superior College serves the community and supports the economy of Northeast Minnesota and beyond by providing high-value accessible higher education and advanced training in a supportive environment.” That’s our mission and we mean it. No matter who you are, no matter your history, no matter the reason why you left Lake Superior College, you are valued here.  You are deserving of an education. You are always welcome back.

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What we’re able to do through MN Reconnect

Every adult learner needs different support services to complete their program. After an absence from college, the assistance you need now can look very different than it did originally. Lake Superior College can support you with personalized academic and career planning, among other services.

The defining factor of MN Reconnect is access to a navigator. You will not be in this alone and your navigator will continue to support you until you complete your desired program. Your navigator is with you every step of the way from choosing your classes, filling out a FAFSA and acquiring financial aid, to registering on time.

Together, we will design a custom plan for completion of your chosen program. Your academic progress will be evaluated on a continuous basis and you will be connected to the support services that LSC can offer to ensure your success.

With MN Reconnect, you can take advantage of:

MN Reconnect scholarships of $1,000 per semester

Personalized academic planning to find the most direct path to your degree, diploma or certificate

Up to $1,000 to resolve financial holds

Assistance with applying for financial aid and scholarships

Assistance with exploring other funding resources

Career Planning

Credit for Prior Learning opportunities

A friendly and supportive learning environment

“Hello, my name is Emily Chapinski, the designated navigator for Lake Superior College. I’ve been advising students at LSC for 12 years, so I’m familiar with all the processes and procedures that returning adult students face. As your MN Reconnect navigator, I’ll put those years of experience to work for you, helping to find creative, efficient, and streamlined ways to get you to your degree, diploma or certificate completion. I can help you navigate through the red tape and help you get to the finish line.

If you would like to reconnect with your education, please call or e-mail me. Let’s get started!”

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Let’s Talk

Emily Chapinski, Lake Superior College
(218) 733-5983 or

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Last year, over $150 million in federal and state grants helped make college affordable for thousands of Minnesota adult learners. These funds, along with the MN Reconnect Scholarship, are available to you, too, and I will help you apply for them.

An affordable education is possible.

Lake Superior College
2101 Trinity Road, Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 733-7600
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