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Applying for Financial Aid

Please Note: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only application Lycoming College requires in order to determine need-based student aid and federal student loan eligibility.

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For Students Planning to Enroll for the Spring 2021 Entry Term

  1. If you have already completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the 2020-2021 academic year, simply go to: Federal Student Aid website, click the log in button and then add Lycoming College as the school you plan to attend.
  2. If you have not completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, first, students should go to the Federal Student Aid website and get a FSA ID. One parent of a dependent student must get an ID as well at this site. IDs are used to electronically sign the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is mandatory for successful completion of the application. IDs are usually available to use within 48 hours after applying for them. Keep track of the ID, as you will be using it throughout your college career.
  3. After securing your ID(s), complete the 2020-21 FAFSA application on the Federal Student Aid website.
    • When completing the FAFSA, be sure to list Lycoming College. The Federal School code for Lycoming is 003293.

For Students Planning to Enroll for the Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 Entry Term

  1. First, students should go to the Federal Student Aid website and get a FSA ID. One parent of a dependent student must get an ID as well at this site. IDs are used to electronically sign the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is mandatory for successful completion of the application. IDs are usually available to use within 48 hours after applying for them. Keep track of the ID, as you will be using it throughout your college career.
  2. After securing your ID(s), complete the 2021-22 FAFSA application on the Federal Student Aid website. The FAFSA should be completed before May 1 each year.
    • When completing the FAFSA, be sure to list Lycoming College. Begin applying today! The Federal School code for Lycoming is 003293.
    • Use the IRS Data Retrieval Option for both the student and parent(s).
      • Using this option will speed up the entire process and will help eliminate common mistakes.