Lansing Community College

Minimize your student debt through some of the lowest tuition rates in the state. Our expert Financial Aid staff help you navigate the complex aid processes and find ways to cover the costs of tuition, fees, books, supplies, transportation and housing.


LCC received funding from the federal government's Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economy Security (CARES) Act to provide emergency cash grants to students. Eligible students who have expenses related to the disruption of campus services due to LCC moving to a remote environment are invited to apply for this funding.

To apply, you must complete, or have completed within the past year, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and fill out the LCC CARES Application.

LCC began distributing funds on May 20 and will continue until the funds are exhausted; so apply today!

LCC CARES Application CARES Act FAQs

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Process

To qualify for Financial Aid, students must complete and submit the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) at using LCC’s school code: 002278.

2019-2020 and 2020-2021 FAFSA now available!

If you plan on attending Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and/or Summer 2020 semester, the 2019-2020 FAFSA is now available. Please be aware you will need to provide 2017 income information.

If you plan on attending Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and/or Summer 2021, you may file the 2020-2021 FAFSA, available now. This FAFSA aid year will request 2018 income information.

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How Much?

Average annual full-time tuition for in-district students is just $4,100.

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Financial Aid & Payments Calendar

Jul Wed 15
Jul Wed 15

Transfer-in Advising Seminar

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Aug Mon 10

Financial Aid Supply Advances Begin

All Day Event

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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 The FAFSA determines eligibility for need-based aid. The deadline for maximum consideration for the state is March 1; be sure to add LCC’s school code 002278.



We offer scholarships and awards based on financial need, academic merit, field of study, talent and athletic participation. Scholarships are funded through community organizations, the LCC Foundation, and employers; these funds do not need to be repaid.



You can borrow money from the federal government or a private lender. These funds must be repaid.



We help you find government grants to based on your eligibility. LCC also offers grants help cover the costs of your education. These funds do not need to be repaid.

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Student Employment & Work-Study

On- and off-campus employment opportunities allow you to earn the funds to help cover the costs of your educational expenses. As you work, you earn wages that may be used toward your school-related costs.


Financial Aid Forms & Other Requirements

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Disbursements & Refunds

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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

Find our contact information, office hours, location, staff and more here.

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Contact the StarZone

Visit the StarZone to get help with admissions, financial aid, academic advising, payment plans, placement testing, orientation and all other student services.

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The StarZone

Phone: 517-483-1957
Toll Free: 800-644-4522

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

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