Financial Aid

Contact Financial Aid

Note: The Financial Aid Office phone line closes 30 minutes before close of business each day. See office hours below. 

 

Hours
Locations
Application Help 
Staff Contact Information

You can reach the Financial Aid Office at (925) 473-7525, or by email financialaid@losmedanos.edu. Please include your LMC student ID number, your full name, and details regarding your inquiry.

Pell Grant Disbursements: Pell Grants are adjusted based on enrollment at time of disbursement for classes starting within 10 days of the Award Calculation Date.  

Student Account Charges:  Beginning with the 2023-2024 FAFSA, Financial aid funds (excluding some scholarships) will be applied toward current student account charges. Remaining financial aid balances after charges have been paid, if any, will be refunded to the student according to the Disbursement Calendar below. To view student account charges/payments, log onto InSite, click the Payment tile, then Account Activity

 

Remote and In-Person Service Hours: Spring 2024

 

Dates Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 
January 8, 2024 - February 2, 2024 9 am - 6 pm 9 am - 6 pm 9 am - 6 pm 9 am - 6 pm 9 am - 3 pm

Financial AID Lab Application Drop-In Help (1/8 - 4/2): 

The financial aid lab is available to assist students with applying for financial aid, completing financial aid forms, creating an FSA ID, and helping students make changes/corrections to their FAFSA or Dream Act application.

9am - 3 pm

 

9am - 12:30 pm and 2pm - 4pm

9 am - 3:30 pm                  9 am - 12:30 pm                   9 am - 12:30 pm                                      

College Closed: 12/20/23-1/2/24, 1/15, 2/16, and 2/19

 

 

 

Pittsburg Campus:
2700 East Leland Road
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Phone: (925) 473-7525
Fax: (925) 473-1651

Brentwood Campus:
1351 Pioneer Square
Brentwood, CA 94513
Phone: (925) 473-7525
Fax: (925) 473-1651 

 

Need help completing your financial aid application? Drop in during our lab hours!

 

FINANCIAL AID Application Drop-In Help: The financial aid lab is available to assist students with applying for financial aid, completing financial aid forms, creating an FSA ID, and helping students make changes/corrections to their FAFSA or Dream Act application. Note, hours are subject to change based on staff availability. 
 
 

In-Person Lab Hours:

 

What will I need to complete the FAFSA for 23-24 (Fall 2023 and Spring 2024)?

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your parents’ Social Security numbers if you are a dependent student
  • Your Alien Registration number if you are not a U.S. citizen
  • Your 2021 federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)

 

What will I need to complete the FAFSA for 24-25 (Summer 2024, Fall 2024, and Spring 2024)?

7 Key Changes Coming to the 2024-2025 FAFSA Experience

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your parents’ Social Security numbers if you are a dependent student
  • Your Alien Registration number if you are not a U.S. citizen
  • Your 2022 federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)

Please bring your Photo ID!  Note: Lab hours are subject to change based on staff availability. 

 

  • Monday: 9 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 9 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm
  • Wednesday: 9 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thursday: 9 am - 1 pm
  • Friday: 9 am -1 pm

 

Who Do I See When I Have Questions?

To provide better and more comprehensive services to Los Medanos students, a financial aid team member is assigned to every student based on the first letter of their last name. Team members are also assigned specific programs based on their expertise. If you have questions regarding your financial aid file, contact 925-473-7525 or contact one of our team members listed.

MAIN CONTACT  Phone: 925.473.7525 Email: financialaid@losmedanos.edu

 

Financial Aid Team Members Program

Deborah Baskin

Financial Aid Specialist

925-473-7519

dbaskin@losmedanos.edu

  • Alpha String: O-S
  • Federal Student Loan
  • Chafee Grant
  • Foster Youth
  • Financial Literacy
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Guided Pathway: Behavioral Science and Social Science

Beverly Bui

Financial Aid Scholarship Program Specialist

925-473-7349

bbui@losmedanos.edu

 

  • Alpha String: T-Z
  • Scholarship Program
  • Work-Study Program
  • Guided Pathway: STEM

Tamara Carreon

Financial Aid Specialist, Lead

925-473-7513

tcarreon@losmedanos.edu

  • Federal Program Compliance
  • Overpayments
  • Guided Pathway: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

Faidra Lopez

Financial Aid Assistant II

925-473-7514

flopez@losmedanos.edu

  • Alpha String: E-N
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Coordinator
  • Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
  • Guided Pathway: Health and Public Services

Ivan Urrutia

Financial Aid Assistant I

925-473-7524

iurrutia@losmedanos.edu

  • Alpha String: A-D
  • Dream Act Coordinator
  • Guided Pathway: Arts, Humanities, and Communication

Malia Valencia

Financial Aid Assistant I

925-439-2185

mvalencia@losmedanos.edu 

  • Student Support: Front counter, phone, financial aid lab, and email
  • Guided Pathway: Business, Manufacturing, and Transportation

Pierce Young

Financial Aid Assistant I

925-473-6401

pyoung@losmedanos.edu

  • Student Support: Front counter, phone, financial aid lab, and email
  • California Promise Grant (CPG)
  • Guided Pathway: Business, Manufacturing, and Transportation

Aaron Ramos

Financial Aid Assistant I

925-473-7525

aramos@losmedanos.edu

  • Student Support: Front counter, phone, financial aid lab, and email

Tammy Oranje

Director of Financial Aid

925-473-7518

toranje@losmedanos.edu

  • Federal and State Compliance Related Matters 
  • Institutional Eligibility