How To Apply





Financial Aid Presentation


At Delgado Community College, students are encouraged to carefully explore all financial aid options at their campus to start the process, students must:

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at

(Delgado’s school code is 004626). 


1.    Check the status of FAFSA application through LOLA and submit ALL required documents.

·         Submit completed forms to the Office of Student Financial Assistance. Please allow 30 days from submission date of last document for processing.


·         Submit proof of high school graduation or college transcript to the Admissions Office before financial aid can be processed.

·         If tax transcripts are required, request them directly from the IRS by requesting them online at (under Tools, choose Order a Tax Return Transcript), or by calling 1-800-908-9946.

·         Verify acceptance of the Terms and Conditions.


2.    Accept awards online

·         Once aid is processed, students will receive notification on their Delgado student e-mail address.


·         Students are asked to accept or decline each federal subsidized and unsubsidized loan, no funding will disburse. Students may accept all or just a part of the aid offer.


3.    Disbursement

·         Disbursement of funding is necessary for school tuition and fees to be paid.


·         After tuition and fees are paid, if there is a remaining credit balance, those funds may be utilized in the bookstore.


·         Students can check their account balance by logging in to LoLA.


4.    Receive Refund

·         Refunds are funds paid to a student that is based on the credit balance remaining after tuition and fees and other applicable charges have been paid.


·         A negative balance indicates a refund has been applied.


·         Refunds are distributed through Delgado Community College Dolphin One Card which is administered by Higher One.

·         For more information about your Higher One account, please visit