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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid Process

Eligibility

Prior to being considered for a Direct Stafford student loan, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is available at www.fafsa.gov. Make sure our Federal School Code (012550) is listed on your FAFSA. 

Eligibility is determined by the information provided on the FAFSA, the length of enrollment period and satisfactory academic progress.

Students who are requesting Direct Stafford student loans are required to complete their Student Loan Entrance Counseling requirement by the following:

Deadlines for 2020-2021

  • November 20, 2020 - to Request for a Direct Stafford Loan for Fall 2020 only students
  • May 7, 2021 - to Request for a Direct Stafford Loan for Spring 2021

Loan Application Process

Step 1 - All borrowers (you the student) must complete the Student Loan Entrance Counseling requirement by taking an on-line quiz via www.studentloans.gov 

Step 2 - The borrower completes and returns the Student Loan Application Form and other required documents. Please see the Financial Aid Office for information on other required documents.

Step 3 - NEW DIRECT LOAN Borrowers: Student must electronically sign the Promissory Note at www.studentloans.gov

PREVIOUS DIRECT LOAN Borrowers: The previous Promissory Note can be used.

Step 4 - L.A. Mission College sends loan information electronically to the US Department of Education for guarantee.

Step 5 - US Department of Education sends funds to the L.A. Community College District.

Step 6 - L.A. Mission College releases loan funds to the borrower via BankMobile. For more information about BankMobile, visit this link: http://bankmobiledisbursements.com/refundchoices/ 

Contact Us

Financial Aid & Scholarships Office

Student Services Center (inside the Instructional Building, near the clock tower)

818-364-7648

818-364-7708

Email Us

Office Hours

The Financial Aid Office counter in the Student Services Center will remain closed until further notice. Virtual counter hours are listed below:

Monday

8am - 5pm

Tuesday

8am - 6pm

Wednesday

8am - 2pm & 4pm - 6pm

Thursday

8am - 5pm

Friday

8am - 12pm

Federal School Code

012550