Set up a Nelnet:TMS Payment Plan, apply for the Parent PLUS Loan, and/or
apply for a private student loan to cover remaining costs if needed.
Review payment due dates and payment methods.
Submit an authorization form if you wish to give your parent(s), other family,
and/or other third party access to your nancial aid records per FERPA.
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Incoming Undergraduate Students
Review your nancial aid award in the
Pioneer Portal.
Calculate your estimated out-of-pocket costs
after nancial aid is applied using the
Direct Cost Estimator Tool.
Pay your enrollment deposit by
May 1*.
* January 15, 2020 for Early Decision.
Pro Tip! Keep your email inbox organized
and frequently check for important messages
from the Financial Aid Ofce.
Research priority deadlines for applications.
Review timeline and nancial aid guide.
Submit the FAFSA and CSS Prole
(available beginning
October 1). Use the
IRS Data Retrieval Tool via the FAFSA for
faster processing!
*Note* L&C does not require the Noncustodial
Prole, and we do not provide fee waivers.
Apply for external scholarships.
Check your Pioneer Portal for any
outstanding requirements and missing
(If you were selected for verication,
visit our website for instructions.)
Pro Tip! Make sure that your social
security number is on le with Admissions.
Once you pay your enrollment deposit and create a Lewis & Clark email address,
you will be granted access to WebAdvisor with a link to your Self-Service account.
Accept or decline your loans(s) and/or work-study by July 1 in
(Scholarships and grants are automatically accepted.)
Complete the Entrance Counseling and sign the Master Promissory Note
in order for your loans to be processed. Sign in with your FSA ID.
*Note* Federal grants and loans do not disburse until approximately one week
before the semester begins.
Pro Tip! Merit-based scholarships are renewable each year as long as
you maintain satisfactory academic progress.
Don’t forget!
Report external scholarships
as you are notied of them.
Reapply for nancial aid
each academic year by
submitting only a FAFSA
Already covered under a
parent’s health insurance?
Waive LC student health
insurance before the
Sign up for CashCourse to
take charge of your money!
Contact Us
email | fao@lclark.edu phone | 503-768-7090
Submit Documents
secure upload | Pioneer Portal
fax | 503-768-7074 in person | Lower Templeton
mail | Lewis & Clark College
Financial Aid Ofce
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd. MSC 56
Portland, OR 97219