The Department of Education has announced a plan to cancel up to $20,000 in student loan debt for borrowers earning less than $125,000. Please refer to https://studentaid.gov/debt-relief-announcement for more information and to sign up to be notified when the process has officially opened.
The Financial Aid Office assists students with finding resources to finance their postsecondary education. Financial Aid resources are available through the federal government, state government, private organizations, and Lansing Community College. Students can contact the Financial Aid Office by calling 517-483-1200, option 1, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prepare for Student Loan Payments to Restart
The Department of Education’s suspension of loan repayment has been extended through December 31, 2022. Students who have an outstanding loan balance will receive a notice to resume scheduled repayment after the expiration of the suspension. Federal Student Aid has created a toolkit to assist students with restarting student loan payments.
LCC has partnered with Student Connections to assist our students with the repayment process and repayment counseling. Call Student Connections at (866) 311-9450 to speak with a Borrower Advocate.
Michigan Reconnect Program
Are you 25 years of age or older? You may qualify to only pay course fees and books or for reduced tuition at LCC through the MI Reconnect Program.
Average annual full-time tuition for in-district students is just $4,300.Calculate Your Tuition
Ways to Cover Education Costs
There are four types of types of financial aid and we recommend that all students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.gov. The FAFSA determines eligibility for need-based aid. The deadline for maximum consideration for the state is May 1; be sure to add LCC’s school code 002278.
Scholarship eligibility varies based on financial need, academic merit, field of study, talent, athletic participation, etc. Students can apply for scholarships at LCC, the State of Michigan, community organizations, and their employer. For the most part, these funds do not need to be repaid.
Loans are available through the federal government. Students also have the option of taking out loans from a private lender. These funds must be repaid.
Grants are funds to help cover educational costs and do not need to be repaid. These funds are offered by the federal government, state of Michigan, and LCC.
Federal Work-Study is a need-based federal program that provides students with employment opportunities, both on- and off-campus, to assist with educational expenses. Students must meet basic eligibility requirements to receive these funds.
Here you can find information on Basic Eligibility Requirements, Consortium Agreements, Enrollment Level Definitions and more.
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Having issues getting an IRS Tax Transcript or Verification of Non-Filling letter?
Financial Aid can now accept additional documentation to satisfy verification of FAFSA data. We are working on updating our system and processes to reflect these changes. If you are having issues getting your IRS Tax Transcript or Verification of Non-Filing letter, please contact us by phone or in the Star Zone to find out what alternative options you may have.
Financial Aid Office Information
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The StarZone is home to many student service departments such as admissions, academic advising, financial aid, student finance, testing and more! Visit the Enrollment Support Specialists in the StarZone for help with admissions, class registration, general financial aid questions and more.