Financial Aid

Important News & Information


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  • 2024-2025 FAFSA and CADAA Updates

    2024-25 FAFSA and CADAA Open Now!

    Both the 2024-2025 FAFSA and California Dream Act Application (CADAA) are open. If you plan to attend college in the Summer 2024, Fall 2024, or Spring 2025 semester, the applications are open, and students can begin applying for the 2024-2025 academic year.   Priority deadline extended to May 2, 2024! To maximize your award package, complete your application by the state priority deadline, May 2, 2024.  


  • Student Account Charges

    Starting with 2023-2024, financial aid funds (excluding EOPS and some scholarships) will be applied toward your current student account charges. Remaining financial aid balances after your charges have been paid, if any, will be refunded to you based on your BankMobile disbursement preference. To review your student account charges/payments, log onto InSite, click the Payment tile, then Account Activity.

  • Student Loan Repayment

    Student loan interest will resume starting on September 1, 2023, and payments will be due starting in October.  The U.S. Department of Education and your loan servicer(s) will communicate with your regularly before and after your payments resume to keep you informed and provide support. 

    Student Connections:  We've teamed up with Student Connections to help you with your student loans.   This service is completely free for you get. Get in touch with Student Connections to:

    • Find your loan balance and monthly payment amount
    • Explore options to reduce or delay your payments
    • Request an in-school deferment to postpone payments

    Visit Student Connections or talk to a borrower advocate for free at (866)311-94509


    • What do I need to do?
      1. Update your contact information on
      2. Update your contact info on your servicer's website. Log in to find your servicer
      3. Explore affordable repayment plans - compare repayment plans with Loan Simulator
      4. Enroll (or reenroll) in autopay on your servicer's website.
      5. Check if you qualify for a type of targeted loan forgiveness


      Visit, Preparing for Payments to Resume, to look at all the resouces available to support borrowers in difficult situations. 


      Get Student Loan Help Now

    • Student Connections

      Our school has teamed up with Student Connections to help
      you with your student loans!

      Student Connections helps students manage their federal
      student loans. This service is completely free for you.

      Contact Student Connections to:

      • Find your loan balance and monthly payment amount
      • Discuss available repayment plans
      • Explore options to reduce or delay your payments

      Get FREE Help For Your Student Loans

    • Student Loan Repayment in Five Easy Steps
    • List of Loan Servicers
      Loan Servicer Contact
      Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc 1-800-236-4300
      Edfinancial 1-855-337-6884
      MOHELA 1-888-866-4352
      Aidvantage 1-800-722-1300
      NelNet 1-888-486-4722
      OSLA Servicing 1-866-264-9762
      ECSI 1-866-313-3797
      Default Resolution Group 1-800-621-3115 (TTY: 1-877-825-9923 for the deaf or hard of hearing)
    • Beware of Scams

      Beware of Scams 

      You might be contacted by a company saying they will help you get loan discharge, forgiveness, cancellation, or debt relief for a fee. You never have to pay for help with your federal student aid. Make sure you work only with the U.S. Department of Education and their loan servicers, and never reveal your personal information or account password to anyone. 

      The U.S. Department of Education emails to borrowers come from,, or You can report scam attempts to the Federal Trade Commission by calling 1-877-382-4357 or by visiting 

      Learn how to avoid student aid scams. 



  • Higher Education Legal Services

    Free immigration legal services and case support for students, staff, and faculty on California community college campuses statewide or virtually.


  • Affordable Connectivity Program

    The Affordable Connectivity Program seeks to ensure all eligible households have access to high-quality home internet at a low monthly cost.

    As a Pell Grant recipient, you can save on high-speed Internet with the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). This federally funded program allows Pell recipients to save $30 per month on home internet and a $100 one-time discount for a computer or tablet.

    Applying is easy and takes just a few minutes. For more information and to apply, click below:

    The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Checklist


    Affordable Connectivity Program

  • Federal Work Study

    The FWS program offers on-campus part-time employment to qualified students. The average annual award is $4,500 !  For more information, visit Types of Aid, and select Federal Work Study and Student Employment or email,

  • Constitution Day

    Celebrating Constitution Day – September 17


    Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become citizens.

    All institutions receiving federal funding, including funding through the U.S. Department of Education, are required to hold an educational program pertaining to the United States Constitution on September 17 of each year (or in the preceding or following week if the date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday).


    Monday, September 18, 2023:

    • 10 am - 1 pm
    • Pittsburg Campus
    • Outdoor Quad

    Register to Vote, Play Games, and Win Prizes


    Websites Dedicated to Constitution Day: 


    Constitution Day Check List: 

    For more information visit the LMC Library.