College Enrollment Steps:

  1. Apply for Lake Superior College by clicking here and submit all required materials listed on the website or paper application.
  2. When you receive your acceptance letter, you will be invited to a SOAR session (Student   Orientation/Accuplacer/Registration). At this session we will cover policy information, registration information, administer placement testing and registration for classes.
  3. Meet with a Professional Pilot Program Advisor:

a. General Advisor: Emily Chapinski (218) 733-5983 or

b. Flight Training Information: Lake Superior Helicopters (218) 461-2857 or  

     5. Register for Classes

Flight Eligibility Steps:

  1. Obtain 2nd Class Medical Certification (Refer to Medical Certification page)
  2. Obtain a Student  Pilot Certificate by going to  (Call us to help at (218) 461-2857)
  3. TSA Security requirements
    • US Citizen:  Proper Documentations such as a passport
    • Non-US Citizen:  Contact Eric Monson at (218) 461-2857

 Financing your Education:

  1. Go to and complete the FAFSA Application.
  2. Apply for financial aid through Lake Superior College by clicking here.
  3. Private student alternative loans may be needed to covering flight costs.  Click here to apply. 
  4. VA Students: Contact 1-800-GIBILL1 to get started.