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owa Lakes To Offer Streamlined Registration in January

By Staff | Dec 27, 2017

Registering for spring college classes has become streamlined thanks to two Express Registration days planned for Jan. 8 and 9, 2018.

The goal is to provide all the services students need to complete the entire admission and registration process in a single session – just in time to start spring classes on Jan. 10.

Express registration days will be Monday, Jan. 8, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Tuesday, Jan. 9, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in Emmetsburg, Estherville and Spencer.

College staff recommend that people registering on those days should arrive no later than 5 p.m. Jan. 8 and by 3:30 p.m. Jan. 10. They should also bring their diplomas or ABE/HiSET /GED certificate, ACT scores and college transcripts, if available, to the admission office.

Services available for students on these days include:

Class registration;

Placement testing;

Housing information; and,

Financial Aid assistance.

Individuals will also be able to meet with staff and register without taking very much time out of their busy work schedules. One-on-one financial aid application assistance, assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and information on scholarships, work study and student loans will also be available.

For more information or to make a specific appointment on one of the Express Registration Days, contact Iowa Lakes Community College at:

Emmetsburg Admission Office at 800-346-6018 or email


Estherville Admission Office at 800-521-5054 or email

jmckinney@iowalakes.edu; or,

Spencer Campus at 877-807-9585 or email mfaber@iowalakes.edu.

General registration for the spring semester is already open during the college’s normal hours, which resume on Jan. 2, 2018, after the winter break. Regular business hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday. Anyone registering in Algona and Spirit Lake may call in advance for a speedier response.

For more information on registration, visit