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LCSC FAFSA Code: 001621
What is the FAFSA |
How do I
Complete the FAFSA |
When Can I Apply |
Things to Remember
What is the FAFSA?
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is your key to unlocking the
mysteries of the Federal Student Aid programs. This document is the primary source for
determining a students eligibility for need-based aid. The FAFSA must be completed
if you are interested in receiving Federal Student Aid during the academic year. You
should complete the FAFSA as early as possible after January 1. The FAFSA is
completed on-line at
The information you report on your FAFSA is used to calculate an Expected Family
Contribution (EFC) number according to a formula set by Congress. The EFC is used to determine
the amounts and types of aid you are eligible to receive.
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How do I Complete the
While the FAFSA is not a difficult application to complete, it does take some time and
effort. It will be beneficial for you and your parents to complete your tax returns as
early as possible as much of the information on the FAFSA will come from these returns.*
You and/or your parents will need these documents to complete the FAFSA:
- Federal Income Tax Returns
- Business and Farm Records
- Current Bank Statements
- Records of stocks, bonds and other investments
- Social Security benefits, retirement and other documents
*If you do not complete your Federal Income Tax Return in time to meet the March 1
Priority Deadline, you should use estimated figures on the FAFSA and update them at a
Along with biological, financial and personal information, you must indicate
you want LCSC to receive your Student Aid Report (SAR) in order for the school to receive your results.
LCSCs school code is: 001621
If you have specific questions on completing your FAFSA you can contact the LCSC Financial
Aid Office or visit the US
Department of Education's Federal Student Aid website at
When Can I Apply?
You can apply for your FAFSA beginning on January 1 of each year. While there is no strict
deadline for filing the FAFSA, LCSC has a March 1 Priority Deadline.
It is important to remember that the financial aid process does take some time so should
be started as soon as possible. The sooner you apply the more likely the Financial Aid
Office can guarantee your financial aid will be ready when school starts.
Important Things to
Remember about FAFSA:
- The FAFSA is a FREE application
- You are required to complete the FAFSA EACH YEAR to continue receiving financial aid
- You may complete your FAFSA beginning January 1 of each year
- The Priority Deadline for LCSC is March 1
- The FAFSA process can be lengthy apply early
- LCSCs FAFSA code is: 001621