Lansing Community College

The Lansing Community College Office of Financial Aid assists students and families seeking resources to finance a post-secondary education by administering comprehensive federal, state and institutional aid programs with a commitment to student success.


Announcing Additional Assistance for Food and Internet

Eligible students should have received an email from LCC informing them of possible assistance with groceries and internet service.  LCC is spreading the word about these new programs but is not able to answer your eligibility questions.

If you have questions or want to apply for the assistance for groceries, please refer to the State of Michigan's MIBridges website.  You may be required to provide documentation of eligibility by printing and submitting your Student Aid Report from the FAFSA website or provide the letter that you received in March from the U.S. Department of Education.  If you currently receive assistance through the State of Michigan, please contact your case manager to determine if your benefits have increased due to this new program.

If you have questions or want to apply for the internet assistance, access

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.

MI Reconnect



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.

File your fafsa today!

The 2021-2022 FAFSA is now available! The 2021-2022 FAFSA is applicable toward Fall 2021 through Summer 2022 semesters. This application requires 2019 income information.

If you plan on attending Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and/or Summer 2021, complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA, which requires 2018 income information.

File your FAFSA



How Much?

Average annual full-time tuition for in-district students is just $4,300.

Calculate Your Tuition

Financial Aid & Payments Calendar

Full Calendar

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.



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.

work study

Student Employment &

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 the basic eligibility requirements to receive these funds.


Financial Aid Forms & Other Requirements

Learn More

Disbursements & Refunds

Learn More



Here you can find information on Basic Eligibility Requirements, Consortium Agreements, Enrollment Level Definitions and more.

Learn More


We're here to help!

student speaks to a staff memeber at the StarZone

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.

Learn More

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.

Student chats with helper at the StarZone in the Gannon building

The StarZone

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

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

StarZone Hours

View Map