Utilize the convenient 24/7 availability of ctcLink Student Self-Service to get the latest updates and status of your financial aid application. Please check often!

ctcLink Student Self Service

Stay informed about your financial aid by regularly checking your ctcLink account and email for:

  • Messages from the Financial Aid Office
  • Your offer letter
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) status
  • Checklist items required for your financial aid file

IRS Verification

If ctcLink requests IRS verification documents, you may avoid requesting your IRS tax transcript manually by Automatically Transferring Your Tax Information.

Having trouble logging into ctcLink? 

Learn how to activate your student account or log in to ctcLink, including any news and updates at our help page:

If you have a computer at home

Join the One-Stop Center in Zoom Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm for real-time assistance with ctcLink.

If you need access to a computer

Drop in to the One-Stop Center on campus to use a computer.

Contact Financial Aid

Financial Aid staff are available online in Zoom, via phone or email.

 Financial Aid Office

  (360) 442-2390
Fax: (360) 442-2379


Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm*

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

Computer access is available in the Admissions Center.


Important! Make sure to select Lower Columbia College as a school that you want to receive a copy of your FAFSA or WASFA.

School Code: 003782