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When can I apply to the JumpStart Program?

Now! We are always accepting applications. However, you cannot be accepted into the program until you have completed all requirements (including providing SAT/PSAT/ACT scores and your high school transcript).

When are the SAT/PSAT/ACT tests being offered?

What are LBC's school codes for the ACT and SAT?

When you take the ACT or SAT, use these numbers in the school code section:

  • ACT: 3707
  • SAT: 2338

I’ve taken the ACT/PSAT/SAT Test. When will LBC receive it?

The ACT and SAT take approximately three weeks to be delivered. The PSAT score should be included on your high school transcript.

I know the course is free, but are there any additional fees?

There are a few fees:

  • A $25 application fee, payable when you submit your application.
  • Students are responsible for buying textbooks associated with their courses.
  • A Student Service Fee of $30 per credit, payable when you register for classes. Since most classes are three credits, the fee is $90.
  • A few classes have a class fee or software requirements. Those classes are marked in the Registration Booklet. Ask us – we’ll tell you what the fee is.

What if I want to audit a class?

Jumpstart students are not eligible to audit classes.

When can I sign up for a class?

For current students, registration for classes begins on June 7, 2013 at 8 AM.
For new students, registration for classes begins on June 14, 2012 at 8 AM.

When is the last date I can sign up for a class?

Registration for classes ends on on August 2, 2013 at 4 pm.

What classes do I have to choose from?

Each year, we post a Registration Booklet for the fall semester online at the end of May. The Registration Booklet for the spring semester will be online at the end of November.

I’ve been accepted, and I’m registered for an English Composition or Math class. Is additional testing needed?

No. We look at your ACT/PSAT/SAT scores. Students wanting to take an English Composition or Math class must meet or exceed the following requirement.

  • SAT: 500
  • PSAT: 50
  • ACT: 19

Can I take a summer or winterim class?

JumpStart students are eligible to take only fall and spring classes.

Can I take an online class?

JumpStart students can participate in classes that have online components. Part of the JumpStart experience is being in class on campus, so all available JumpStart courses include classroom instruction.

Is orientation mandatory?

Yes. Orientation is mandatory for all new JumpStart students.

When is orientation?

You can choose which date and time you prefer on the Registration Form in the Registration Booklet: August 9, 2013, 8-10:30 am OR August 12, 2013, 1-3:30 pm.