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
MAKE YOUR DECISION
Review your nancial aid award in the
Calculate your estimated out-of-pocket costs
after nancial aid is applied using the
Direct Cost Estimator Tool.
Pay your enrollment deposit by
* January 15, 2020 for Early Decision.
Pro Tip! Keep your email inbox organized
and frequently check for important messages
from the Financial Aid Ofce.
Research priority deadlines for applications.
Review timeline and nancial aid guide.
Submit the FAFSA and CSS Prole
October 1). Use the
IRS Data Retrieval Tool via the FAFSA for
*Note* L&C does not require the Noncustodial
Prole, 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 verication,
visit our website for instructions.)
Pro Tip! Make sure that your social
security number is on le with Admissions.
SECURE YOUR FINANCIAL AID
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.
• Report external scholarships
as you are notied 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!
email | email@example.com phone | 503-768-7090
secure upload | Pioneer Portal
fax | 503-768-7074 in person | Lower Templeton
mail | Lewis & Clark College
Financial Aid Ofce
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd. MSC 56
Portland, OR 97219