Become an APP Developer. Create the New Hit iPhone App. Classes Begin this Spring. Click here to Learn More.


Choir Tryouts are Here! Click here to begin the try out process.


Students: Help Lawson State bring a new program to you--Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Take our Interest Survey by CLICKING HERE!!!!!


Registration is Open for the Spring 2017 Term!!! Register Online Today!!!! Registration is Open for the Spring 2017 Term!!! Register Online Today!!!!


Cougar Week is Coming Next Week!!!! Stay tuned for more information.


Students: Click here for DIRECT DEPOSIT Pell Information.


Need Help Logging into Student Suite, Blackboard or Email, Click here!


Click here to view the latest CLASS CANCELLATION Listing. Vist the Help Desk on either campus for assistance. View this listing daily the first week of school for ongoing updates.


Get Blackboard Mobile Today! Free Download. Click here to access download information.


Important Spring 2016 Reminders to All Students. Click here to read.


Move through Developmental Studies Faster. Take the Compass Bootcamp Challenge. Click here to learn more.


Students: It is now time to apply for Federal Student Aid (Pell). Click here to begin.


It's Cougar Fitness Week!!! Click here to learn more.


Attention All Pre-Nursing Students: June 1st is the Application Deadline for Nursing. Click here to read more.


eBooks Are Here for Ground and Online Courses. Read this Important Notification to All Students & Advisors.


Earn 3 credits in ONE Week!!! Register for our summer INTERIM term today!!! Click here to learn more.


Students interested in taking a class during our Interim term MUST attend each day.

Click here to view the Summer Term Schedule


Congratulations to Our ACBSP Scholarship Winners!!! Click here to see the winners.


PBL Soars in State Competition with 19 First Place Winners!!! Click here to learn more


Interested in Applying for Our Nursing Program? Attend Our Informational Session. Click here to learn more.


Student Nursing Forums will take place on the April 28th and 29th.

L-Day is Nearing. Coming to both campuses on April 29th.


ATTN: All Faculty, Staff & Students: Complete Your End of Term Surveys Today!!!! Click Here to Begin!!!!


Attention All Graduates Earning an Associate's Degree. You MUST take the CAAP exam before you graduate. Click here to learn more


Join the Honors College Today! Click Here to Apply Online.


We are looking for the best and brightest. Join the Honors Program at Lawson State.

A Special Thank You to Our Students, Faculty and Staff. Click here to read.


Thank you to the best faculty, staff and students in the world.

Summer Registration is Now Open. Click here to REGISTER Today!!!


Don't delay. Register for the summer term today.

Lawson State Women's Basketball Team Wins Conference Title


Lawson State Women's Basketball Team defeats Wallace-Hanceville by a score of 66-50. Wins Championship!!!

Lawson State's Culinary Arts Department Participates in Congressional Pilgrimage


Lawson State's Culinary Arts Department Participates in Congressional Pilgrimage

Registration for M2 is Nearing Its End. Classes begin this Friday. Register for Mini-term 2 Classes Today. Click here to learn more.


Register for Mini-term 2 classes today. The new term begins Friday, March 6th.

Register Online Today. Registration is ending soon.


Spring ONLINE Registration is Now Open!!! Click here to learn more.


Note to All Online Students: A $50 additional testing fee applies to all online courses. In addition, many online courses have automatic book fee deductions.

Earn Your Bachelors Degree on the Campus of Lawson State. Learn More about Huntingdon College's Business Degree. Click here to learn more.


Apply & Register for Dual Enrollment Spring 2015 Courses Today. The Application Deadline is NOVEMBER 21st!!! Click here to learn more.


The Spring Dual Enrollment Schedule is Out!!! Apply and Register Today!

Is Online Learning for You? Learn More--Take the Readiness Test Today! Click Here for More Information


Taking an online course requires a specific skill set, self discipline, download capability, Internet access and having a personal computer. Are you prepared?

Mini-1 Ends / Mini-2 Term Begins (This Week!!!!). Click here to learn more.


All Mini-term 2 students should report to class with their textbooks the first day of class (this week).

Great News for ONLINE Students! We have more free on-campus proctoring dates for you. Click here to learn more and register.


Can't attend your instructor's on campus proctoring date (for your Mid-term), we have more dates and times.

ATTN: Dual Enrollment Students: Click here for information on your books, i.d. and parking decals.


Visit our bookstore today to secure your textbook.

Register for Mini-2 Classes Today!!! Classes Begin the Week of October 13th. Click Here for the Registration Steps!


Mini-term 2 Classes Begin the Week of October 13th. Register Now!

IMPORTANT ALERT: Notice to All Non-Paid Students---Tuition and Fees Must be Paid by Today, Friday, September 19th or All Classes Will be Dropped. Read More Here.


Pay all Tuition & Fees by Sept. 19th!

The Acting United States Under Secretary of Commerce Visits Lawson State and Addresses Its Students. Click here to learn more.


It's Cougar Connection Week!!! Click Here to View This Week's Special Campus Events. Don't Miss the Fun!


9/18 Thursday's Events (Click Here for Details): Cookout 11:30-12:30 p.m. (Bessemer Quad); Freshmen Mixer, Fashion Show & After 5 Affair 7-11:00 p.m. (Birmingham Cafeteria). Free food, live performances, DJ Smoove

Notification of Calendar Change: The Spring Break dates have changed. View calendar by clicking here.


We've changed our Spring Break dates to mirror local school districts and to help our students and staff members (who have children). View the updated dates.

Dual Enrollment Applications are Due by Sept. 5th. A State ID or Driver's License is Required. Dual Enrollment Classes Begin Sept. 15th!!! Click here to learn more.


All DE students must have a STATE issued ID or Driver's License to be eligible.

The Drop/Add Period has Officially ENDED!!!. No more changes can be made to schedules. Click here for more information.


Welcome to the start of the fall term. All students are expected to be in class regardless of financial aid status.


Regardless of your financial aid status, you need to attend all of your classes the first week.

Register for an Online Course Today!!! It is not too late. We have numerous classes still open. It is NOT too late to add an online course. Click here to find out more.


Be mindful of additional testing fees for online courses before registering. Click here to learn more.

The Dual Enrollment Application Deadline is Fast Approaching. Career Technical High School Students Can Attend College for Free. Apply Today!!! Click Here to Learn More.


Welcome to the Fall Term. Fall classes begin on Monday, August 18th.


The class Drop & Add period runs from August 18th through August 22nd. Check for cancelled classes via the online schedule look-up feature. Attend classes on the first day, regardless of your financial aid or payment status.

Register for the Fall Semester Online Today!!! Click Here to Register!!! Click Here to View Registration Tutorials!!!


We Want to Hear from You! Give Us Your Feedback on Lawson's New Website. Click Here to Take Our 1-Minute Survey.


Register Online for the Fall Term--Click Here to Learn More or to View Our Registration Tutorials!!!


Explore Lawson State's New Programs!!! Click Here to Learn More!!!


What's Coming in August 2014: Culinary Arts Degree!!! Hospitality Management!!! Advanced Emergency Medical Technician!!! Phlebotomy Technician!!! Pharmacy Technician!! Homeland Security!!! Recreation!!!

Lawson State Unveils Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Station


BESSEMER, AL (September 28, 2010) - The Alabama Center for Automotive Excellence at Lawson State Community College unveiled today its new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Station that has now officially added a major component to its advancement of alternate fuels technology.

Lawson State Foundation and Wachovia Dedicate West Bessemer Building


Lawson State Foundation Establishes Hall Endowed Scholarship Keynote Speaker Donna Brazile Presents First Contribution to Fund


BIRMINGHAM, AL, MAY 7, 2010 - When the annals of time are turned, the wson State Community College Foundation Gala 2010 will have marked two significant milestones

William Bell to Address Adult Education Graduates


BIRMINGHAM, AL - Jefferson County Commissioner William Bell will address graduates of the Adult Education Program at Lawson State Community College on Tuesday, May 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Arthur Shores Fine Arts Building (Birmingham West Campus).

QEM Taps Lawson State’s Creer for Washington Internship


BIRMINGHAM, AL - Ms. Marylyn Creer, a Lawson State Community College student, has been selected as a summer intern by the Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network’s Health –focused Internship Program in Washington, D.C.

Lawson State Students Recognized at Honors and Awards Day


BIRMINGHAM, AL - Lawson State Community College recently held its Annual Honors and Awards Day, one of the college’s major year-end ceremonies, acknowledging outstanding student achievement in academics, service and leadership.

High Fashion and Fierce Modeling Rip the Runway at Lawson State


BIRMINGHAM, AL - Lawson State Community College will present its “4th Annual RIP THE RUNWAY” Fashion Show on Thursday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Arthur Shores Fine Arts Building (Birmingham West Campus).

Lawson State Family Shares Loss of Miriam Witherspoon


BIRMINGHAM, AL (April 21, 2009) - Birmingham President Pro Tempore Miriam Witherspoon leaves a tremendous void to be filled. Her untimely passing is a tremendous loss not only for family and friends, but for her district and Lawson State Community College.

Lawson State Leads the Way in Alternative Fuels Training


JANUARY 2009 - “The only school in Alabama nationally certified for alternative fuels training” will be the lead-in for tonight’s FOXe Report (FOX 6 TV) featuring Lawson State’s Alabama Center for Automotive Excellence (ACAE).

Lawson State’s Berryman Receives Snap-on Certification


BIRMINGHAM, AL - Lawson State Community College’s Alabama Center for Automotive Excellence (ACAE) is growing at a fast pace.

Lawson State Becomes Newest Member of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium


DECEMBER 2008 - The Alabama Center for Automotive Excellence at Lawson State Community College is the newest member of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC). Tommy Hobbs, Business and Industry Liaison, accepted the College's membership plaque in Dallas, Texas on December 12, 2008 while attending the Consortium's newest training on Hybrid Vehicles.

Lawson State Becomes Newest Member of NAFTC


BIRMINGHAM, AL – (November 2008) The Alabama Center for Automotive Excellence at Lawson State Community College is the newest member of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC).

BET Personality Jeff Johnson Visits City for Youth Vote Rally


OCTOBER 2008 - As one of the most important elections in quite some time transpires just days before us, there are major efforts to register voters, our youth in particular.

Lawson State Wellness Day and Cancer Strout


OCTOBER 2008 - West Birmingham and Lawson State communities alike were delighted by the Lawson State Community College Wellness Day and Cancer Strut at the Arthur Shores Fine Arts Building and throughout the Birmingham West Campus on October 15, 2008.

Governor Riley Addresses State's Reaction to Gustav


Gov. Riley visits hurricane evacuees at Lawson State


Lawson State Alumnus Establishes Scholarship


On April 1, 2008, Lawson State Community College had the pleasure of hosting the Promotion Ceremony of Lieutenant Colonel Leernest Ruffin, the commander of the 78th Communications Squadron at the Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robbins, Georgia.