Financial Aid

Assisting students in receiving a college education

Financial Aid   

Financial Aid Lab: The financial aid lab is available to assist students with applying for financial aid, completing financial aid forms, creating an FSA ID, and assisting students with making changes/corrections to their FAFSA or Dream Act application. In-Person and Virtual Zoom Lab hours are available. Visit the financial aid web page for lab hours

Hours In-person: Monday - Thursday 9:00am-6:00pm

Hours Remote: Monday - Thursday  9:00am-6:00pm, Friday 9:00am-1:00pm



Apply for Financial Aid: 

Students may apply for a variety of financial assistance by completing and submitting either the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA).   Our LMC school code is 010340.  If you need help applying for financial aid, the Office of Financial Aid offers in-person lab hours and virtual zoom lab hours to assist students with applying. Click here for lab hours

Check the Status of your Financial Aid: 

View your financial aid status online by logging into InSite. You can view your outstanding Missing Information Checklist, Financial Aid Award Letter, and more! How to Check Your Financial Aid Status in Self Service

Turning in Documents: 

1. Log in to InSite at 
2. Click on the Financial Aid tile 
3. Click on Financial Aid Home 
4. Click on Complete Required Documents. Your required documents are listed here with links to the document(s).  Click on the document link(s) and you will be redirected to the form.

Students may also upload documents, such as a CalVet fee waiver, by clicking on the Document Uploader. 

Document Uploader

 Learn how to scan and email documents without a scanner.   

Email us at  

General Financial Aid Advising: 

If you would like to discuss your financial aid file and/or have specific questions regarding your financial aid, student appointments may be done over the phone or online using Zoom. Please contact your financial aid advisor via email and/or phone to schedule an appointment.  Advisors are assigned to students based on the first letter of a student’s name.  

Financial Aid Disbursement: 

Financial aid funds are disbursed on scheduled dates each term.  Students who are currently enrolled in an eligible program, have a completed financial aid file and are eligible for a federal and/or state grant will receive a disbursement each semester. Please see Financial Aid Disbursement Calendar for more information on disbursement policy for each grant type.   

LMC partners with BankMobile Disbursement to deliver financial aid to students.  All financial aid recipients MUST select a refund preference.

1.  Log into 
2. Once logged in, tap the Financial Aid tile
3. Select My FA Disbursements from the menu
4. Select BankMobile- First Time Setup to select your refund preference.


For scholarship information and to apply for scholarships, visit the scholarship webpage.   For information about your scholarship, general scholarship advising, or to schedule a Zoom or phone appointment contact Beverly Bui at (925) 473-7349 or email


The online LMC Scholarship application is now open!  

Apply Today! 

COVID-19 Emergency Grant

Financial Aid Lab -  Zoom Virtual Drop-In Hours

At the lab you can receive assistance applying for financial aid! 

Tuesday 10 am - 12 pm

Thursday 3 pm - 5 pm

2022-2023 FAFSA Now Open - Apply now for the 2022-23 Academic Year! 


Completing the FAFSA via the Mobile App

How to Create an Account Username and Password (FSA ID)

 How to Fill Out the FAFSA

For more information, visit Federal Student Aid.



Student Loan Payment Pause Extended through May 1, 2022.

Los Medanos College has partnered with Student Connections to help you understand your loan repayment commitments and to address any issues you encounter.   

Learn more!



The FWS program offers on-campus part-time employment to qualified students. The average annual award is $4,000!  For more information, visit Types of Aid, and select Federal Work Study and Student Employment. 

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  • How do I apply for financial aid?

    And we're live! Here's everything you need to know now that the
    2022-23 FAFSA form has launched 😉 Head to to start yours.

    Oct. 1📅
    The FAFSA form became available on Oct. 1, 2021.

    Taxes 2020🔍
    You'll report your 2020 tax info.

    Taxes 2021🚫
    There is no need to update your FAFSA after filing your 2021 taxes. 

    Students apply online for financial aid through the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) OR the California Dream Act.


    Apply for the FAFSA if you are:

    • US Citizens
    • Permanent Resident (green card holders)
    • Eligible non-citizen (refugees, asylum, etc)


     CA Dream Act: 

    Apply for the CA Dream Act if you are:

    • An undocumented student who meets AB540 residency requirements
    • Students with OR without DACA
    • Students with U-visas (victims of crimes)
    • Student with TPS status (temporary protected status)


    For more information on the California Dream Act, visit:

    CA Dream Act


  • Steps To Applying 
    Applying for Financial Aid Check Insite Portal Missing Documents
    Submit Forms View Award Letter Check Disbursment Schedule
  • Important Deadlines

    FALL 2021

    You may submit Financial Aid Appeals at any point throughout the semester up until the established deadline for the term. Financial Aid Appeals will be collected, but not processed until grades from the previous term have been posted by the Admissions & Records Office.

    *Students are responsible for meeting all deadlines advertised below. All Financial Aid correspondences are sent to students’ Insite email. Students are advised to check their Insite email frequently.

    Financial Aid Appeals (Maximum Time Frame and Academic/Progress Suspension) November 1, 2021

    SAP Online Quiz

    November 1, 2021

    CA College Promise Grant (formerly BOG Fee Waiver)

    June 30, 2022

    FAFSA Application 2021-2022

    June 30, 2022



    2021-2022 Financial Aid Documentation

    If you are required to submit additional paperwork to determine your eligibility for financial aid, we strongly encourage you to complete the process in a timely manner.  All issues and/or documents stated in your Missing Information Checklist (MICL) on your Insite Portal, must be resolved and/or submitted to the LMC Financial Aid Office by the Summer Payment Document Deadline publicized on the  Financial Aid Payment Calendar (Sept. 3, 2022). Applicants who fail to provide documentation within the specified time period will not be packaged or awarded aid.



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  • How do I receive my funds?


    To receive your funds, all financial aid recipients MUST select a refund preference through our disbursement provider, BankMobile. For more information about BankMobile, visit this link:  BankMobile

    Follow these steps to select your refund preference to receive your funds:

    • Log in to
    • Once logged in, tap the Financial Aid tile
    • Select My FA Disbursements from the menu
    • Select BankMobile-First Time Setup to choose your disbursement method


  • Important U.S. Department of Education Updates due to COVID-19

    Changes to Your Family's Financial Situation

    Has your family's financial situation changed significantly from what is reflected on your federal income tax return (ex: if you've lost a job or experienced a drop in income)?  You may be eligible to have your financial aid adjusted. Discuss your current financial situation with a financial aid advisor today. Financial Aid Advisors

    Attention Federal student loan borrowers! Federal student loan financial relief is available from U.S. Department of Education due to COVID-19. Visit for more information.