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Financial Aid Process

Eligibility

Prior to being considered for a Direct Stafford student loan, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is available at www.fafsa.gov. Make sure our Federal School Code (012550) is listed on your FAFSA. 

Eligibility is determined by the information provided on the FAFSA, the length of enrollment period and satisfactory academic progress.

Deadlines for 2021-2022

  • November 19,2021 - to Request for a Direct Stafford Loan for Fall 2021 only students
  • May 6, 2022 - to Request for a Direct Stafford Loan for Spring 2022

Loan Application Process

Step 1 - All borrowers (you the student) must complete the Student Loan Entrance Counseling requirement by taking an on-line quiz via www.studentloans.gov 

Step 2 - The borrower completes and returns the Student Loan Application Form and other required documents at  https://lamission.studentforms.com

Step 3 - NEW DIRECT LOAN Borrowers: Student must electronically sign the Promissory Note at www.studentloans.gov

PREVIOUS DIRECT LOAN Borrowers: The previous Promissory Note can be used.

Step 4 - L.A. Mission College sends loan information electronically to the US Department of Education for guarantee.

Step 5 - US Department of Education sends funds to the L.A. Community College District.

Step 6 - L.A. Mission College releases loan funds to the borrower via BankMobile. For more information about BankMobile, visit this link: http://bankmobiledisbursements.com/refundchoices/

Financial Aid & Scholarships Office

Office Hours and Location

Physical Counter Hours
Mondays to Fridays: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Saturdays and Sundays: Closed

Virtual Counter Hours
Mondays to Fridays: 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
Located at the Student Services Center (inside the Instructional Building, near the clock tower)

Contact

Phone: (818) 364-7648
Phone: (818) 364-7649
Phone: (818) 364-7708
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Federal School Code
012550

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