Update from LCOOC Regarding COVID-19 Pandemic

While remaining fully functional, the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College has made the decision to switch to complete remote operations until further notice. The safety of our faculty, staff, students and community remains our top priority during the pandemic. The Outreach Sites of the College will continue to remain under the direction of their respective tribal governments. The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Community Library will be suspending curbside service until further notice. Also, the LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station, the college farm, will remain open to essential staff only due to the busy beginning of the planting season. The farm will be closed to the public and the g

Student Spotlight: Keshia Chino

Name: Keshia Chino Major: Small Business Management/Bachelor of Science-Business Administration Primary Site LCO- Main Campus About You: I am a tribal member of Lac Courte Oreilles, and I also represent Navajo Nation. I am a mother of two daughters ages 12 and 10. I have lived here in LCO all my life and an active member in the community. I am the president of the student senate here at our college and I am trying my best to develop a system that other future student senates can use to connect the outreach sites and strengthen the student body involvement. Why did you decide to pursue a college degree with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College? With my background in working with the different e

Program Spotlight: Early Childhood Education

Program: Early Childhood Education Instructor: Michelle P. Haskins, M. Ed Primary Site: LCO What makes our college great? The elders have told us to always remember where we come from as we advance into the future of the 7th generation. With the eventual passage of The Indian Self Determination and Education Act of 1975, and the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act of 1978, we now determine the direction of our own education. What does your program have to offer? The Early Childhood Education Program at LCOOC is of high quality and is uniquely delivered through the lens of the Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe People). An Early Childhood Education Certificate is a great choice if you inte

Tysa Marlow Announced as LCOOC's 2020 Student of the Year

Tysa Marlow has been announced as Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College’s Student of the Year. The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College Scholarship Committee chose Tysa to receive this distinguished award based on the exceptional academic and personal goals she has achieved while attending the college. As the Student of the Year, Tysa will receive a $1,200 scholarship and address the 2020 graduates at the upcoming commencement ceremony on August 1, 2020. Tysa is a descendent of the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe and a 2020 graduate from the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) receiving an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts. While in attendance at LCOOC she has been involved in the American Indian

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College Approved to Offer Bachelor Degree Programs

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) has recently been authorized to offer fully accredited bachelor degree programs: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Human Services. Both will be the first bachelor degree programs being offered at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College starting in the Fall of 2020. The Institutional Actions Council (IAC) of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) provided confirmation of this action through a letter dated May 8, 2020. “We are now able to provide the opportunity to further your education, while staying in your community. This opens the door to prepare for and begin to develop additional bachelor degree programs,” says

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation. We are compliant with Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.


LCO Ojibwe College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
Fax: 715.634.5049

LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station

13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.9666


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