Apply for Financial Aid

At Delgado Community College, students are encouraged to carefully explore all financial aid options. Get your process started today by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.

Delgado’s school code is 004626.

The Financial Aid Process

Step One - Create FSA ID

Create your FSA ID if you have not already created one.

Step Two - Complete FAFSA

Complete the Free Application For Federal Aid (FAFSA) online.

  • The Delgado Community College school code  is 004626.

  • FAFSA should be completed 6 months before the semester begins.

  • For FAFSA help, call 1-800-438-5490 or (985) 549-2955.

  • Allow 7 days for Delgado Community College to receive your FAFSA.

Step Three - Review Your Financial Aid

Step Four - Accept Award Offer

Step Five - Check Authorized Aid

Verify that you have authorized aid.

  • Used to secure your classes, and

  • Possible use of the bookstore credit - make sure you have completed the Title IV Authorization form

Step Six - Wait for Disbursement

  • Disbursement occurs after Census Date

  • Information about disbursement will be posted to the student's LoLA account.

  • Tuition, fees, and (if applicable) bookstore charges will be paid.

  • If funds are left over, they will move into the refund phase.

Step Seven - Receive Refund

  • The refund is remaining balance of financial aid after tuition, fees, and bookstore charges are deducted from the award offer.

  • Select refund options via BankMobile.

Helpful Videos

Overview of Financial Aid Process

How to Create Your FSA ID

How to Complete the 2017-2018 FAFSA

FAFSA Completed - What Happens Next?