Lower Columbia College believes everyone should have the opportunity to achieve their educational goals regardless of financial circumstances. Financial aid can help students pay for college.
Contact Financial Aid
, Tel 360.442.2390, Fax 360.442.2379
Hours: M/T/Thurs: 8 am - 5 pm, Wed 11 am - 2 pm, Fri 10 am - 5 pm
Student aides staff the front counter Wednesdays before 11 am and after 2 pm.
|Check Your Status in the Financial Aid Portal|
check the status of your financial aid application in the Student Financial Aid Portal.
Apply Now for 2013-14 Financial Aid
Priority deadline March 15, 2013
- FAFSA LCC school code is 003782
- Need Help? View a FAFSA Tutorial: 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA
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All students applying for an LCC Foundation Scholarship must complete the FAFSA.
For assistance completing the FAFSA consider attending workshops in the Career Center. There are also workshops available to assist with the scholarship application process.
The priority deadlines to receive maximum consideration for funding are:
- Feb. 19 for Spring Quarter 2013
- May 20 for Summer Quarter 2013
- Aug. 12 for Fall Quarter 2013
- Nov. 21 for Winter Quarter 2014
- Feb. 24 for Spring Quarter 2014
More information about priority deadlines by academic year:
Note: All REQUIRED paperwork, including the completed FAFSA application, loan application (if applicable), etc., needs to be in your financial aid file by these deadlines for priority funding. Meeting the priority funding deadline does not guarantee you will be eligible for aid, or that the aid you qualify for will be of the type or amount desired.
Quarterly Check Disbursal
Financial Aid checks are mailed four days before the first day of classes for the quarter. No checks are available for in-person pickup. LCC must have your current mailing address. You are responsible for updating it. More information about Check Disbursal.
Spring Quarter 2013 Financial Aid Checks will be mailed beginning
Opportunity Grant Program - A financial aid and student support program offered at Lower Columbia College. This program is designed for students in one- or two-year professional/ technical programs, seeking to improve their skills and prepare for a high demand career.
Veterans Services - Approved educational programs to eligible veterans and eligible dependents of deceased or totally disabled veterans under Title 38 and Title 10, U.S. Code.
Worker Retraining - A state-funded program that provides job-related training and employment services to dislocated and unemployed workers to help them gain additional training in their existing field or get started on a new career path
WorkFirst - A Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) program for families receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).