The Financial Aid office is providing services remotely and is available through virtual meeting for your comfort and convenience.

Financial aid can include: Grants, loans, student employment. In addition, you can apply for scholarships.

File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The Department of Education encourages all students to file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) electronically. Please review our FAFSA checklist and follow the steps for successful filing:

Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022 fall under the 2021-2022 FAFSA application. 2021-2022 FAFSA Checklist.

Fall 2022, Spring 2023, and Summer 2023 fall under the 2022-2023 FAFSA application. 2022-2023 FAFSA Checklist.

Step 1: Create an FSA ID

  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!

Step 2: Collect all required information and 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.

Please review the 2021-2022 FAFSA Checklist or 2022-2023 FAFSA Checklist for more information.

Step 3: 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.  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.

  • We will contact you if we need any additional information to complete your file.  You will receive a financial aid award notification after we have received and processed all required information. The award notification will tell you the types of financial aid you are eligible to receive and instructions on how to borrow student loans. Note: Award notifications cannot be generated until after tuition and fees have been set for the year.
  • You must go to BankMobile Disbursements Refund Selection, click on Let’s Get Started! and select your Financial Aid refund preference.

  • 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.