Lakeland Community College Partnership

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Cleveland State University is pleased to partner with Lakeland Community College and the Holden University Center to bring bachelor degrees to the community college campus.

If you can say "yes" to every statement below, you are eligible to participate in the Cleveland State Partnership Program.


  • I am intending to complete (or have completed) an associate's degree
  • I am planning to complete my bachelor's degree through Cleveland State University
  • I have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 (including transcripts from all schools attended)

If you are unsure about your eligiblity or have a question, contact Katie Collins at

or (216) 875-9740

Instructions for waiving the CSU Application fee:

  1. Apply to CSU online
  2. On the payment page of the online application, select "Pay by Mail" option
  3. Do not mail application fee
  4. Download, print and submit the Partnership Application Supplement Form (instructions on form) to verify fee waiver.


The Cleveland State Partnership Office is located in the Holden University Center at Lakeland Community College.

Cleveland State Partnership Office
7700 Clocktower Dr.
Holden University Center, 111
Kirtland, OH 44094

We can be reached at (440) 525-7471 or