Financial Aid FAQ

The following are general financial aid questions. If you need further assistance, please contact the financial aid office at 530.251.8849.

How do I apply for financial aid?

You may complete a FAFSA application online at

If you are thinking of withdrawing or just leaving, please think again. Don’t leave unless you MUST, but if you must, take care of business when you go. There is an official withdrawal process which begins in Admissions and Records.

You may owe back to federal financial aid programs according to the day you withdraw. Stop by the Financial Aid Office to see if you owe any funds back or have to repay any grants that you have received.

The cost of attending a community college will depend on a number of factors. This is general information to assist in your planning.

On Campus Residence Halls are available. Living on campus does not include meals. Off Campus housing is available. Students may contact local apartment complexes for availability. Lassen Residence Hall Staff can provide local information.

New and limited used books are available from the LCC Bookstore. A single text can run between $5-$350.

Yes, your maximum funding is the difference between the Financial Aid Cost of Attendance or budget and the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as determined by the FAFSA. Financial Aid Budgets depend on resi​dency and living arrangements. 

Some programs have limited funds. Awarding is based on first-come first- served. It is important to start with filing the FAFSA as soon as possible and be in contact with the Financial Aid Office. Our staff is available to assist you in completing the FAFSA. Accurate completion of the FAFSA is the first step to avoid delays in processing.

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