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Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Information

Students who have confirmed their acceptance are emailed financial aid application instructions.

Step 1:

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov.
    • Be sure you select the correct academic year.
    • Use LECOM as the college listed to receive the FAFSA data in Step 6 of the FAFSA.
    • The Federal School Code for LECOM (all locations and all programs) is G30908.
  • Graduate PLUS Loan Application (not available until after April 1)
  • Complete the Entrance Counseling (returning students who have used federal loans at LECOM will skip this step)
  • Complete the Annual Student Loan Acknowledgment Form
  • Sign the Master Promissory Notes (MPN) for all loans

After your FAFSA is processed, your Student Aid Report (SAR) will be available for review and/or corrections online at  https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa. Your FAFSA information will be received electronically by the LECOM Office of Financial Aid.   If your FAFSA is selected for verification, you may be required to submit additional documentation.

Step 2: Authorization and Consent:

All students are required to electronically complete and submit the Authorization and Consent Form located on the LECOM Student Portal.

Step 3: Financial Aid Offers

Once all of the requested information is received by the Office of Financial Aid, a student’s eligibility for financial aid will be determined. You will receive an e-mail that information is posted to the LECOM Student Portal at https://portal.lecom.edu.   You will then accept, decline or reduce the loan amounts offered.  Continued eligibility for educational loans is contingent upon the student making satisfactory academic progress. Refer to the LECOM Academic Catalog and Student Handbook for more information regarding satisfactory academic progress.

Step 4: External scholarships and awards:

If a student receives any outside awards, he or she will need to notify the LECOM Office of Financial Aid. If the aid awarded exceeds the cost of education budget for your academic program, then financial aid will need to be adjusted.

The attached FAQ document is provided to assist students with answers to commonly asked questions.