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Did you know there are multiple ways to submit your financial aid forms?

  • If the campus is open, visit us in person in the Financial Aid Office which is located in the Admission Center
  • Via the drop box located on the south side of the Admission Center. Look for the posted sign "Students Services/Financial Aid Drop Box"
  • Fax (360) 442-2379
  • Upload your documents to the financial aid portal on our website (all forms must contain hand-written signatures)
  • US Postal mail: PO Box 3010, Longview, WA 98632

If you have questions or concerns, please email us at or call (360) 442-2390.

Information About ctcLink Student Self-Service

Get the latest updates and status of your financial aid application. ctcLink Student Self-Service is available 24/7, for your convenience. Please check often!

Log in to the ctcLink Student Self-Service

How to Login to ctcLink Student Self-Service:

FAFSA Applicants Need:

  • Social Security Number
  • Global PIN issued by Registration or Date of Birth in (mmddyy) Format

WASFA Applicants Need:

  • WASFA Identification Number
  • Global PIN issued by Registration or Date of Birth in (mmddyy) Format


Global PIN Information:

Your initial Global PIN is your birth date in (mmddyy) format. For example, a student born on January 9, 1985 should enter 010985.

After your Global PIN has been assigned by Registration, you will begin using your Global PIN to log in to the ctcLink Student Self-Service.

You may change your Global PIN

If you change your Global PIN to a 4-digit number, you need to add a zero at the beginning. For example: 1234 should be entered as 01234.

Global PIN changes will not update in the ctcLink Student Self-Service until that evening when the synchronization runs to match the Global PIN to the Financial Aid Password.

What's in the ctcLink Student Self-Service?

  • Documents you need to submit, or have already submitted.
  • Messages from the Financial Aid Office.
  • Loan disbursements.
  • Your financial aid award.
  • The amount of your financial aid check after tuition and fees have been paid.
  • The dollar amount of your check will post in the column titled 'Additional Info'. If the dollar amount displays all zeros, contact The Financial Aid office.

If the ctcLink Student Self-Service tells you to submit documents for verification, you may be able to avoid requesting your IRS tax transcript by logging back into your FAFSA and following instructions to import your tax data from the IRS.

Contact Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office is conveniently located in the Admissions Center. Financial Aid counters open at 10 am on Fridays.

 Financial Aid Office

  (360) 442-2390
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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