Financial Aid

Know the Process

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1. Create FSA ID

A FSA ID serves as your official legal signature. Use your ID to sign the FAFSA and access other educational websites.

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2. Complete FAFSA 

Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. Delgado Community College School Code is 004626.  Within 1-2 weeks, our office will receive your information electronically.

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3. Submit Forms

Check your LOLA all required documentation. It is important to submit these required documents in a timely manner. Once the Financial Aid Office reviews all required documentation and completes the verification process if required, the file will be complete.

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4. View Awards

Check "Award for Aid Year" in LOLA.You will be sent an award notification to your preferred student email. Awards are based on you meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).

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5. Select Refund


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6. Check Authorized Aid

A note that you have Authorized Aid appears on"Award for Aid Year." To see Authorized Aid, check "Account Detail for Term" in LOLA. Negative dollar amount = secured classes.

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7. Check Bookstore Credit

Check the Student ID Card portal to see if you are eligible. Credit is only available for a limited time at the beginning of each semester.

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8. Disbursement Processed

The process of applying funds to a student's account to cover tuition, fees, and books (if applicable) begins.

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9. Refunds Process Begins

Once funds disburse, the refund process can take about 14 days from the date the credit posted to your Delgado Student Account.

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