When to apply

To be sure your financial aid is available at the start of each semester, you need to submit your FAFSA at least two months prior to the start of the term. All required additional information should be submitted at least four weeks prior to the start of classes.

How to apply

Students wishing to receive financial aid at Lakeland Community College:

  • Must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Submit FAFSA online (
  • Lakeland must be listed as a college choice on the FAFSA in order for us to electronically receive the results of your eligibility. The Title IV code to list Lakeland as a college of choice is 006804.

Need help with your FAFSA? - Please call 440-525-7335 to schedule an appointment.


As a financial aid recipient, there a several policies with which you need to become familiar. These policies determine whether or not adjustments in your financial aid may be necessary or if you are able to continue receiving financial aid.

  • Refunds
  • Tuition Refund Policy
  • Return of Title IV Federal Funds
  • Disbursements
  • Administrative Withdrawals
  • Freeze Date
  • Standards of Academic Progress
  • Class Attendance

The financial aid staff has put together a selection of videos to help you understand financial aid, the process, forms, and requirements and how it all works together. We hope these videos answer most of the questions you may have. If you have any additional questions, please contact us.


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