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LCCC offering online, remote classes for fall

Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Press in Local News

Registration for the fall semester at Lehigh Carbon Community College is underway with classes being offered in an online or remote format.

Classes begin Aug. 22.

Virtual instruction used in spring and summer will continue as will virtual support services, including testing, counseling, advising and more.

When the state moves to a green status before the start of the fall semester, a select number of hands-on or equipment-based courses will include a face-to-face element.

Courses or programs that would transition to face-to-face in green status include: Art (lectures will continue to be online), Aviation, BGT technology courses, Construction Management, Culinary Arts, Heating and Air Conditioning, Kitchen and Bath Design, Mechanical Technology — MET and MTD, Medical Assisting labs, Nursing classes and labs, Occupational Therapy Assistant labs, Physical Therapist Assistant labs, SEED, Veterinary Technician labs, Visual Media and Production — select courses, and Workforce Development Training.

Also, if the state continues in green status, the college will develop additional face-to-face courses for the last seven weeks of the fall semester, including general education courses.

Otherwise these courses will be offered in an online or remote format.

This schedule is posted to the course search online.

The explanation of the different types of class formats is included in the course search at

New students can apply for admission online at the community college’s website.

Continuing or currently enrolled students can set up a phone appointment with an advisor by sending an email to

Those seeking a degree must complete a placement test, or meet requirements for exemption, and meet with an advisor, conducted remotely via Zoom, before registering.

Accommodations have been made for students to take placement tests online.

Details on the simple steps to register, go to

For information on registering for courses, go to, call 610-799-1575 or send an email to