Apply for Financial Aid

How to Apply for Financial Aid at LCCC

This page describes the steps needed to apply for financial aid at LCCC.  Please review the information carefully to get the most from your financial aid award.


1. 

Apply for a FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Pin Number at www.pin.ed.gov.  

  • Be sure to write down your Pin Number. You will need this number for other steps in this process.
Pin Number

2.

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.

  • You will be asked to enter your Pin Number.
  • You will be asked to enter LCCC's Federal School Code: 003068.
  • After three to five business days, proceed to step 3.
FAFSA

 
3a.

Log into MyCampus at www.lorainccc.edu/mycampus 

After logging in, click on Student Center.

Click the details of your "To Do List" to look for documents or actions required by you.

To Do List
  • Permission Slip
    Students need to give permission to LCCC to apply available Title IV funds (Pell Grants and Stafford Loans) to pay for institutional charges other than tuition and fees including bookstore purchases, child care and bus passes. 
  • Other Outstanding Items
    Federal Law requires that a portion of LCCC’s financial aid recipients are selected for a verification process.  Items needed will be found in the “To Do List,” such as a Verification Worksheet, Federal Student Tax Return, etc. 
  • Item Status Definitions 

Item Status

Definition

Initiated

Action or Document Required by Student 

Received

Document Received from Student 

Completed

Document Completed 

2ndntfctn

2nd Request for Document was sent to Student

Waived

Document Not Needed from Student


3b.

View Your Financial Aid Award

  • Accept Your Student Loan
    By accepting your student loan in MyCampus, begins the processing of your student loan. Please see Federal Direct Student Loans.
  • Reduce Your Student Loan
    You have the option to reduce your student loan to the amount that you would like to borrow.
    Decline Your Student Loan
    You have the option to decline the student loan in MyCampus, if you do not want to borrow a loan.
  • Replace Your Student Loan with Federal Work Study
    You have the option to replace your Student Loan with Federal Work Study (FWS). You must first decline your Student Loan in MyCampus and be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours.  A separate application is required for FWS and is available in the Financial Services Center on the first floor of the Learning Resource Center.

Questions?

Lorain County Community College
Financial Services 
1005 North Abbe Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035

Phone: 440-366-4034

Announcements

Extended Hours

Enrollment and Financial Services, located on the first floor of the Bass Library, will offer extended hours through August including some Saturday hours. 

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Convocation Office Closure

All LCCC offices will be closed 8:30-11:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 20, 2014 for Convocation.

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
 
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Campus Tours

Tours for new and prospective LCCC student will be offered at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and at 4 p.m. on Thursdays through August 21. This is a great way to become familiar with campus and find classes for the upcoming semester. No registration is necessary. Simply show up at the Student Life desk on the second floor of College Center.

MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at www.loraincountywins.com.

Hours of Operation

Please note that campus service hours have been adjusted for summer semester. For a list of updated service hours, please visit www.lorainccc.edu/hours