Financial Aid

The Department of Education encourages all students to file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) electronically. Students may file after January 1st of each year. Please follow these steps for successful filing:

How to Apply: College Code: 005757

  1. Create your FSA ID, username and password, on the FSA ID website.

How to create a FSA ID for your FAFSA

  1. Go to the FSA ID website.
  2. Click “Create FSA ID.” Enter your email and create a username and password.
  3. Enter your Social Security Number, date of birth, and full name. Click Continue.
  4. If you have a Federal PIN #, you can enter it and link it to your new FSA ID. If you are a new FAFSA user, continue without linking.
  5. Answer Security questions 1, 2, and 5. You will create questions and answers for 3 & 4. Click Continue.
  6. Review your information and read and certify that you understand the information.
  7. Confirm your email address using the secure code sent to the email you initially listed.
  8. Repeat steps 1 through 7 if you are a dependent student who requires your parent’s information.
  9. You are all Set!

  1. Collect all required documents. You will be submitting information from your completed federal tax forms. You must also list the amounts of untaxed income received, along with the amounts in investments and savings accounts.
  2. File your FAFSA on the web. (LSC College Code: 005757)

Paper FAFSA’s are available by request from the Department of Education at 1-800-433-3243 or click here to Print a PDF (Paper) FAFSA.  You may access your Student Aid Report (SAR) as soon as 24-48 hours after you electronically filed.  Go to FAFSA to print your student aid report. LSC will receive a copy of the report electronically.

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We will contact you if we need any additional information to complete your file.  You will receive a financial aid award letter after we have received and processed all required information. The award letter will tell you the types of financial aid you are eligible to receive and instructions on how to borrow student loans. Note: Award letters cannot be generated until after tuition and fees have been set for the year.

LSC PLUS CARDYou must go to the LSC Plus Card website, click on Get Started and select your Financial Aid refund preference.

Complaint Process for Students: Lake Superior College desires to resolve student grievances, complaints and concerns in an expeditious, fair and amicable manner. Students residing outside of the State of MN while attending LSC who desire to resolve a grievance should follow the College’s Student Grievance Procedure.  However, if an issue cannot be resolved internally, you may file a complaint with your State. The Student Grievance Contact Information for Individual States provides phone numbers, emails and/or links to state education agencies. Lake Superior College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association

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Phone: 218 733-7601 or 1-800-432-2884
Choose the “Financial Aid” option

Location: Student Services Center – 1st Floor of S Building

Mailing Address:
Financial Aid Office
Lake Superior College
2101 Trinity Rd
Duluth MN 55811