Applying for Financial Aid

Beginning January 1, on an annual basis, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to February 15.

  1. Obtain a PIN for the student and one parent to e-sign the FAFSA
  2. Apply online at http://www.FAFSA.gov.
  3. Once your data has been submitted, the Department of Education will forward the information electronically to all schools you authorize to receive your information.
  4. You will receive an email from the Department of Education containing a link to your processed FAFSA, aka Student Aid Report.
  5. If you completed your FAFSA with estimated income, return to http://www.fafsa.gov, to update your FAFSA with actual tax data using the IRS data retrieval tool (DRT).
  6. The priority deadline for submitting the FAFSA at Lyndon State is February 15.
  7. Applying by our priority deadline ensures that you will be considered for all forms of federal aid.
  8. Late applications are awarded in chronological order by their date of receipt and are subject to the availability of funds.
  9. If you are a returning student, you will receive an email from the U.S. Department of Education reminding you to complete a renewal FAFSA.

If you have any questions, contact us at LSCFinancialAid@lyndonstate.edu or call us at 802 626-6396.

 Resource: Standards Policy for Financial Aid Eligibility