Top Five Reasons to Apply for Financial Aid

  1. New and improved 2017-2018 FAFSA opens in October! You can use your real tax information from the previous year (in most cases). The new process gives you more time to complete your application.
  2. FAFSA is required for many scholarship applications, whether or not you qualify for need-based aid.
  3. FAFSA is required to qualify for certain types of jobs on campus.
  4. Even if you don’t qualify for grants, you may still be eligible for loans or other aid.
  5. No income cut-off for certain types of aid, such as loans and some scholarships. How much money your family makes is only one factor in determining your eligibility.

2017-2018 FAFSA is here! click button to start your FAFSA

Submit My FAFSA - no fee to apply

Submitting your FAFSA is the first step in applying for financial aid and scholarships. It is highly recommended that you submit your 2017-2018 FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1, 2016.

Apply for Financial Aid

Manage your Financial Aid

Watch the FAFSA video. Learn how to apply for Financial Aid.


Financial Aid Awards

Over $16M in student financial aid dollars was disbursed to students during the 2014 - 2015 school year. For many students, financial aid is the only way they can attend college.

Our financial aid staff members work hard to help students obtain all the aid for which they are qualified, while complying with U.S. Department of Education rules and requirements. We understand the process of applying for and receiving financial aid can be complex and challenging. Your patience and assistance is appreciated.

Contact Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office is conveniently located in the Admissions Center.

 Financial Aid Office

Fax: 360.442.2379


Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm*

*Student aides staff the front counter every Wed. from 8 - 11 am and 2 - 5 pm.

Closed on Fridays during summer session (July/Aug).


Use LCC School Code 003782 when completing the FAFSA.

Computers available in the Admissions Center.

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