Lansing Community College

Federal Pell Grant

The Federal Pell Grant is a need-based federal grant to promote access to postsecondary education, and is awarded to low- and middle-income undergraduate students who have not yet earned a bachelor's or professional degree. Students must meet basic eligibility requirements

Students are limited to receiving the equivalent of 12 full-time semesters of Federal Pell Grant.

Authorization of Federal Pell Grant awards are based on enrollment levels prior to the 2024-2025 award year and based on enrollment intensity beginning with the 2024-2025 award year. They are also subject to the Federal Pell Grant Census Date. To review the enrollment level requirements and Census Dates, please visit our Policies page.

Students can review the amount of Federal Pell Grant awarded by accessing their myLCC account, or by viewing the Pell Grant Chart or Pell Intensity Calculator linked below.

2024–2025 Pell Grant Enrollment Intensity Estimator



Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

The FSEOG is a federal grant awarded to students who demonstrate financial need, meet the basic eligibility requirements, and qualify for a Federal Pell Grant. FSEOG funding is limited; therefore, priority is given to students who have the lowest EFC/SAI.

Iraq & Afghanistan Service Grant and Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act

Beginning with the 2024-25 award year, students who meet the eligibility requirements for Pell Grants under the Special Rule in HEA Section 401(c) will receive a maximum Pell Grant award, regardless of their calculated SAI. To receive a Pell Grant based on eligibility under the Special Rule, a student must be:

  • The child of a parent or guardian who died in the line of duty while either (a) serving on active duty as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces on or after September 11, 2001; or (b) actively serving as and performing the duties of a public safety officer; and
  • Less than 33 years old as of the January 1 prior to the award year for which the applicant is applying (e.g., for the 2024–25 award year, a student must be less than 33 years old as of January 1, 2024, to be eligible). In this situation, eligible students will have a Scheduled Award equal to a maximum Pell Grant award, regardless of SAI.

LCC Grant

The Lansing Community College Grant is an institutional grant awarded to students who demonstrate financial need. Grant funds are limited; therefore, priority is given to students with the lowest EFC/SAI.



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.

Student chats with helper at the StarZone in the Gannon building

Phone: 517-483-1200
Toll Free: 800-644-4522
Fax: 517-483-9668

Downtown Campus
Gannon Building
411 N. Grand Ave
Lansing, MI 48933

StarZone Hours
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Other Contacts

Registrar's Office

Phone: 517-483-1200 option 2
Online Chat

Financial Aid

Phone: 517-483-1200 option 1

Academic Advising

Phone: 517-483-1200 option 4

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