To receive financial aid as you continue your LMU education, you must apply for financial aid each year you are at LMU. The Financial Aid Office recommends applying for aid as soon as possible, beginning October 1st of each year. It is important to review the deadlines for application for the coming year. Federal, state and several forms of institutional funding rely on you completing the application process as stated below by the given deadlines. Be sure to complete them on time to prevent any delay in awarding and/or loss of aid eligibility.

General Eligibility for Financial Aid and FAFSA

All need-based financial aid awards and many other aid awards are determined in whole or in part by the information submitted as part of a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To learn more about completing your FAFSA and financial aid eligibility at LMU, please review the information linked below:

Aid Eligibility and FAFSA

All need-based financial aid and most other aid awards are determined in whole or in part by the information submitted within a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. Students can submit their FAFSA and apply for financial aid at LMU even prior to applying for admission to LMU, and the Financial Aid Office recommends applying for aid as soon as possible.

To learn more about completing your FAFSA and financial aid eligibility at LMU, please review the information linked to below:

Getting Started

During different times of the year, current students may find that multiple applications are available at the same time. We have separated the different academic years below to assist you. Please follow the links below that correspond to the term you will be applying to for financial aid at LMU.

  • To receive financial aid as you continue your LMU education, you must apply for financial aid each year you are at LMU. It is important to review the deadlines for application for the coming year.

    The FAFSA is now available to complete on October 1st beginning with the 2019-2020 application.

    Current students will find the there are two academic years FAFSAs you can apply for online. One is for the current year (2018-19) and one for the coming year (2019-20). You must complete the 2019-20 FAFSA for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 terms.  If you plan on attending classes for Summer 2019, the 2018-2019 FAFSA must be completed.

    Applying for Aid: 2019-2020

    Current students entering in Fall 2019 who wish to be considered for financial aid awards are required to complete the following steps:

    Step 1: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    • LMU's Federal School Code: 001234
    • We encourage you to complete a 2019-2020 FAFSA for the Fall 2019 semester beginning on October 1st but no later than June 30, 2019, at studentaid.gov
    • Please ensure that you are completing the FAFSA for the correct aid year - multiple FAFSA aid years will be available, but Fall 2019 entering students must file the 2019-2020 FAFSA to be eligible for aid in Fall 2019.

    In order to electronically sign your form, you will need an FSA ID.

    Step 2: Check your MyTask list in your PROWL account within MyLMU regularly, completing additional steps if requested.

    If any additional information or documentation is required to complete your financial aid application, the Financial Aid Office will notify you via PROWL. Submit all requested documents quickly to avoid any delay in awarding and/or loss of aid eligibility.

  • LMU Summer Financial aid is available to eligible students enrolled in Summer Sessions, including newly admitted students. If you are planning to attend Summer Session and would like to be considered for summer aid, complete the Summer Financial Aid Application and submit it to the financial aid office.

    Click on the summer link below for detailed information and application instructions. 

  • To receive financial aid as you continue your LMU education, you must apply for financial aid each year you are at LMU. It is important to review the deadlines for application for the coming year.

    The FAFSA is now available to complete on October 1st beginning with the 2020-2021 application.

    Current students will find the there are two academic years FAFSA's on the FAFSA website. One is for the current year (2019-20) and one for the coming year (2020-21). You must complete the 2020-21 FAFSA for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 terms.  If you plan on attending classes for Summer 2020, the 2019-2020 FAFSA must be completed.

    Applying for Aid: 2020-2021

    Current students entering in Fall 2020 who wish to be considered for financial aid awards are required to complete the following steps:

    Step 1: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    • LMU's Federal School Code: 001234
    • We encourage you to complete a 2020-2021 FAFSA for the Fall 2020 semester beginning on October 1st but no later than June 30, 2020, at studentaid.gov
    • Please ensure that you are completing the FAFSA for the correct aid year - multiple FAFSA aid years will be available, but Fall 2020 entering students must file the 2020-2021 FAFSA to be eligible for aid in Fall 2020.

    In order to electronically sign your form, you will need an FSA ID.

    Step 2: Check your MyTask list in your PROWL account within MyLMU regularly, completing additional steps if requested.

    If any additional information or documentation is required to complete your financial aid application, the Financial Aid Office will notify you via PROWL. Submit all requested documents quickly to avoid any delay in awarding and/or loss of aid eligibility.