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.


LCC CARES Act applications are no longer being accepted for the fall 2020 semester. If you applied for funding and have not yet received a response, please know we are processing your information as quickly as we can. Continue to check your LCC email for an update on your application.


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 2020-2021 fafsa today!

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

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The 2021-2022 FAFSA will be available October 1, 2020. The 2021-2022 FAFSA is applicable toward Fall 2021 through Summer 2022 semesters.

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How Much?

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

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Financial Aid & Payments Calendar

Oct Wed 07

Transfer-in Advising Seminar

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Oct Mon 26
Dec Mon 21

Transfer-in Advising Seminar

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

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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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We're here to help!

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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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