The LCOOCC St. Croix Outreach Site is located in the Youth Center on the St. Croix Chippewa Reservation in Hertel, Wisconsin. The Outreach site is centrally located to serve the St. Croix Sand Lake, Gaslyn, Round Lake, Maple Plain and Danbury Communities.
The St. Croix Outreach site offers five Associate degree programs in Small Business Management, Native American Studies, Liberal Arts, Medical Office Mid-Management, and Casino Operations Management, and a one year Certificate program in Renewable Energy. The St. Croix Outreach Site is located less than an hour from the main campus in Hayward, enabling many students to begin their general education studies at the St. Croix Outreach site and then transfer to Hayward to complete their degree programs in a diversity of disciplines. Through ITV technology, St. Croix campus students can take introductory and advanced classes in an array of degree program offerings.
The Site boasts a 10-station computer lab with projection and ITV technology, enabling classroom broadcasts among the four outreach sites and the main campus. With the recent addition of a new ITV classroom, the St. Croix Outreach Site is now considered, along with the main campus, a “Teaching “site for ITV classes.
The St. Croix Outreach Site is dedicated to providing Community based programs to all members of the St. Croix community. TrANS (Transportation Alliance for New Solutions) program testing and support, traditional Native American Beading, ANA Language Grant classes, and 4 year degree cohort support after graduation, are among the programs offered through LCOOCC Extension and Work-based Learning programs.
The LCOOCC Lac du Flambeau Outreach Site is located in the Lac du Flambeau grade school on the Lac du Flambeau Chippewa Reservation in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. Students attending classes at this site come from as far away as Crandon and the Lac Vieux Desert Chippewa Reservation. We are convenient to Lac du Flambeau, Minocqua, Woodruff, Mercer and other surrounding communities.
The Lac du Flambeau Outreach Site offers two Associate degree programs in Native American Studies and Liberal Arts. The Lac du Flambeau Outreach Site is located approximately two hours from the main campus in Hayward. A number of students have elected to begin their general education studies at Lac du Flambeau and will transfer to Hayward to complete their degree programs in a diversity of disciplines. This process allows students to stay at home for at least their first year of college. Through ITV technology and online courses, Lac du Flambeau students can take introductory classes in an array of degree program offerings before declaring a major course of study.
Classes are small at the Lac du Flambeau site and instructors strive to foster collaborative learning environments in the classroom. For these reasons, students tend to become very close and become a system of support for each other as they work on their degrees. Most instructors live in the community. Some are tribal members. In addition, whenever possible, instructors draw on the strengths and knowledge of elders and other community members to meet the unique needs of the student body and course curriculum.
The Lac du Flambeau grade school has a 16-station computer lab with projection, which is open to students late afternoons and evenings. A handful of computers are available to students to use during the day. ITV technology enables classroom broadcasts between the four outreach sites and the main campus.
LCOOCC: LDF Outreach
573 Peace Pipe Road
Lac du Flambeau, WI 54538
Welcome to Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOCC) Financial Aid! The following information will help students and families discover, and become familiar with, the financial aid opportunities that are available at LCOOCC. The basic sources of financial aid at LCOOCC are grants, scholarships and student employment; however, the Financial Aid Office also assists students in exploring other financial resources to help achieve their educational goals. We understand how overwhelming financial aid can be, so please call or stop by our office if you have any questions or need more information.
Financial Aid Director
715 634-4790 x 114
Financial Aid Assistant
715 634-4790 x 113
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID- FAFSA SCHOOL CODE: 017199
FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and is the cornerstone of all Financial Aid Programs. The moment that the previous year's tax return is complete, submit your FAFSA. There are two methods of submission, either via the paper form, or via Pell Grant Website. In either case, make sure you notify the Financial Aid Office so we know to look for your application.
Tips for Filling out the FAFSA
* Have your tax information on hand and ready to copy. Roughly 30% of all FAFSA's will be selected by the Department of Education for Verification. Without that documentation, Financial Aid cannot be processed.
* When initially filling out the FAFSA, use information that comes from your Tax Returns. If your financial
situation has changed, you must work with your Financial Aid Office to change your FAFSA after initial submission.
* Completely fill out the FAFSA, leaving blanks only slows the process
* Remember, this is a legal document being submitted to a federal agency: fibbing is a felony
* The earlier you submit your FAFSA, the more likely that you will be eligible for Wisconsin State Grants
Rather than burden students with a debt that takes years to pay off, LCOOCC has elected to not provide Student Loans to its students. However, this makes Grants and Scholarships even more important to offset the costs associated with attending College.
Scholarships & Grants
Wisconsin State Grants are offered on a first-come first-served basis determined by when FAFSA was completed. Therefore, the earlier that you complete your FAFSA, the greater the possibility of obtaining a State Grant. Other grants are also available through your Financial Aid Office but have specialized criteria and limited budgets. You can find information on Wisconsin State Student Grants -- including the Wisconsin Indian Grant -- here.
* Work with your high school to determine if there any scholarships available through them
* Contact your place of work to determine if they have any scholarships available to employee
* The American Indian College Fund provides Scholarship opportunities to Native American (and to a lesser extent, all) students enrolled at Tribal Colleges. You can apply online at www.collegefund.org
IMPORTANT FINANCIAL AID NOTICE!
All students MUST have one of the following on file with the Financial Aid Office and/or the Bursar by the end of the Third Week of Classes or the student WILL be disenrolled from all classes:
· Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
· Confirmed Payment Plan with the Bursar
· Verified Alternative method of Payment (Vocational Rehabilitation, etc.)
All over Ojibwe Wisconsin
For more than ten years, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College has served the nearby Ojibwe Reservations and surrounding cities. On the right you will find links to each Outreach Site: LCOOCC North (by Washburn), Lac du Flambeau (by Minocqua), and St. Croix (by Hertel).
On-Site Classes and Degrees
Each site has its own building, with classes taught on-site. Check your site to see schedules and available degrees. Of course, all credits are the same across the board: any student willing to eventually take classes at LCO Main Campus can pursue any degree we offer.
With the development of online courses and ITV (Interactive Television), LCOOCC has greatly expanded the courses available to the Outreach Sites. Explore the class schedule to see what is available to you!
(715) 634-4790 x 104
(715) 634-4790 x 105
Mon - Thur -8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday - 8:00 am - close
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