General Information

Buildingfront-GirlsSome Facts About Central Lakes College

Central Lakes College – Brainerd and Staples is one of 37 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (www.minnstate.edu), offering excellent, affordable education in 54 communities across the state.

We are a comprehensive community and technical college serving about 5,500 students per year. With a knowledgeable, caring faculty and modern, results-oriented programs in comfortable facilities, CLC is the college of choice for seekers of success.

Our roots are deep in a tradition dating to 1938 in Brainerd and 1950 in Staples. Communities across central Minnesota are filled with our graduates.

Brainerd Area Information

Staples Area Information

Economic Impact

ANNUAL NOTICE
Central Lakes College is an open entry institution offering liberal arts and sciences and career and technical programs in the following areas of study:

• Liberal Arts and Sciences/A.A Transfer Degree
• Agricultural, Horticulture and Natural Resources
• Business and Accounting
• Child Development and Special Education
• Dental and Nursing
• Information Technology and Computers
• Law Enforcement
• Welding, Robotics and Machine Tool Technology
• Graphic Design and Videography
• Automotive, Marine and Diesel Mechanics and Heavy Equipment Operation
• Occupational Skills

Central Lakes College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law.

Harassment of an individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or membership or activity in a local commission has no place in a learning or work environment and is prohibited. Sexual violence has no place in a learning or work environment. Further, Central Lakes College  shall work to eliminate violence in all its forms. Physical contact by designated system, college, and university staff members may be appropriate if necessary to avoid physical harm to persons or property.

Lack of English skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation. In order to eliminate barriers we take appropriate measures to assess each student’s ability to participate and benefit through placement testing and counseling. Based on the assessment and counseling, students are then provided with campus services or a referral to community services to be better prepared for successful participation.

Nondiscrimination Coordinators:
Title IX Coordinator – Mary Sam, E132, 218-855-8159
Accessibility Services Coordinator – Mallori Sheik, Room E138 -218-855-8175

This document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities, consumers with hearing or speech disabilities may contact us via their preferred Telecommunications Relay Service.

Important Information

Public Data Request (pdf)

Affirmative Action Plan (pdf)

Small Business Development Center

CLC College -Wide Organizational Structure Chart (pdf)

 

Central Lakes College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
CLC is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. In addition, discrimination in employment based on membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law is prohibited.

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