Lake Tahoe Community College offers its students financial aid from a variety of programs. These include fee waivers for California residents, grants, scholarships, and work-study opportunities. Our Financial Aid office is here to help you find funding and other payment methods to cover the costs of attending college. LTCC offers access to many resources, including fee waivers, scholarships, grants, work-study programs, and information on loans.
Steps to Apply for Financial Aid
For U.S. Citizen and Permanent Legal Resident (Green Card Holder, Refugee, etc.)
1. FSA ID: Create a User Name and Password
- Log into: www.fsaid.ed.org
- Click on "Create an FSA ID"
- Follow directions. Enter your log-in and personal information and submit FSA ID information
2. Go to: www.fafsa.gov
- Lake Tahoe Community College's Federal School Code is : 012907
3. Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (if taxes were filed)
4. Need help?
- Stop by the Financial Aid office, located in room A100
- You can also call at (530)541-4660 x236 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- If you are a DREAMer student, please visit our Dream Act webpage for more information and assistance, or call Financial Aid at (530) 541-4660 x 236
*You must complete a FAFSA every year
Allow 1-2 weeks for your FAFSA application to be processed and sent to Lake Tahoe Community College.
You will receive two emails:
Check Passport to see what documents are required. Follow the steps below:
1. Log into Passport
2. Click on the Financial Aid icon in the middle of the homepage
3. When downloading documents please make sure you are selecting 2017-2018
- Files are reviewed in order of date received
- During the file review process, additional document may be requested
- Check your student email regularly for notifications
- Files will not be processed until all required documents are submitted
- The entire process may take 4-6 weeks (or longer if corrections are needed)
- Eligible students will be notified by email
- Check Passport for the results of your financial aid award
1. Select WebAdvisor
2. Choose 'Financial Aid'
3. You may view award letter by year or term
Visit the disbursement webpage to make your refund selection for how your funds will be distributed to you.
- BankMobile will mail a refund selection kit to the mailing address on file with Enrollment Services
- You should also receive an email from BankMobile to your student email account
- Both the refund selection kit and the emial will contain a personal code you will use to sign up with BankMobile
Types of Aid
Promise Grant (formerly known as the Board of Governors fee waiver) is the enrollment fee waiver for California residents and AB540 eligible students. In order to qualify you must meet residency and income requirements.
Provide up to $5,815 for the school year. Grant amounts are dependent upon (1) the student's financial need and Expected Family Contribution (EFC), calculated from their FAFSA information; and (2) the student's enrollment status (i.e. full time or part time).
Provide awards of up to $750 per school year. FSEOGs are awarded to students with the greatest financial need/lowest EFC on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Cal Grant B
A new federal program available to full-time students who are Federal Pell Grant recipients and who graduated from high school in 2005 or later. Verification that the student completed a rigorous program of study in high school will be required by the Financial Aid Office.
The California Chafee Grant Program awards funds to eligible current or former Foster Youth. Eligible Chafee applicants are required to be, or to have been, in foster care between their 16th and 18th birthdays, and must not have reached the age of 22 by July 1st of the award year.
To receive federal financial aid, a student must meet the following requirements:
- Be a U.S. Citizen or an eligible non-citizen;
- Be enrolled as a regular student working towards a degree or certificate in an eligible program;
- Have a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D);
- Not be in default on any student loan;
- Not owe a repayment on any student grant
|Note: If you do not meet the requirements listed above, contact Financial Aid Office staff to see if you may still be eligible for some financial aid programs!|
Additional Information and Resources
AB 2086 Disclosure
Currently, Lake Tahoe Community College has no programs that require California licensure.