We enrich lives through learning.
Our mission. Our passion.
Founded in 1937, Lamar Community College is a learner-centered, coeducational, two-year post-secondary institution. As part of the Colorado Community College System, LCC is committed to providing its more than 1,000 students with:
- Transfer programs that qualify students for admission to four-year colleges and universities.
- Educational offerings that meet the occupational needs of students in technical and vocational fields.
- Developmental education to build basic academic skills.
- Opportunities for perpetual learning and lifelong development.
- An environment that supports learners and learning.
- A comprehensive program for assessment of student learning focused on enhancing student success.
LCC Vision Statement
“At Lamar Community College, we are committed to providing the highest quality education in an environment of service excellence.”
LCC Core Values
Respect – We show consideration and thoughtfulness in relationships with colleagues, students, external stakeholders and community members.
Integrity – We strive to acquire and steadfastly adhere to high moral principles, honesty and professional standards
Open Communication – We endeavor to reach levels of communication processes, structures, and networks that guide our college, make decisions, seek future opportunities, and communicate those decisions and actions to our internal and external stakeholders.
Valuing People – We respect the commitment to the development of faculty, staff, administrators and students. We strive to develop an understanding of internal and external stakeholders’ contributions to the college. We vow to recognize excellence, passion and a fulfillment of academic and professional goals.
Located on the golden plains of southeastern Colorado, the College has developed a special concern for the educational needs of Prowers, Baca, Kiowa, and Cheyenne Counties. Yet its unique programs, small class sizes, dedicated staff, and idyllic setting make it a preferred educational destination for the State of Colorado, the nation, and the world.
Students choose Lamar Community College for various reasons. Some seek skills and knowledge to enter the workforce. Still others come to study in one of our signature programs, to seek a bachelor’s degree through one of our partnerships with several four-year colleges and universities, or to continue their athletic careers against top-level competition. Whatever the reason, you will excel as a part of our close-knit learning community.
LCC’s alumni include an Academy Award nominee, successful businesspersons, ranchers, farmers, professionals, educators, entrepreneurs, professional athletes, and others. Born of a pioneer spirit, LCC is dedicated to providing quality education to help students maximize their potential and succeed in our fast-paced, ever-changing world.
For questions or complaints, contact an LCC staff member, the President’s Office, or the Colorado Department of Higher Education.
Notice of Nondiscrimination
Lamar Community College prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment that violates federal, state law, or Board Policy 3-120 or Board Policy 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation. LCC complies with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; Executive Order 11246, and sections 24-34-301, C.R.S. et seq.
For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact:
Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer
Lamar Community College
2401 S. Main Street, Lamar, CO 81052