LCHS FAFSA Information

High school students graduating between August 2021 - May 2022 are now required by the State of Illinois to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aide (FAFSA) or the non-participation waiver before they can be awarded a high school diploma.

The LCHS Guidance Office is offering two opportunities to both students and parents to help in this process.


PARENTS AND STUDENTS:
FAFSA Informational Presentation

Guidance Officer Sara Sisk met with parents/students in person in the LCHS Auditorium on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 at 6 pm and virtually on Zoom.

Recording of the virtual meeting is available HERE.

Slideshow from in-person presentation HERE and Chat from Zoom Recording HERE.

STUDENTS:
Financial Aid Process Presentation

Guidance Officer Sara Sisk presented to all seniors on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 during their English classes to discuss the FAFSA and college and post-secondary options. Information is below:

HAVE QUESTIONS?

Contact these fabulous folks with all the answers HERE


Linked Supplementals and Documents:

You will find the following documents linked here:

What's Needed for the FAFSA - List the documents necessary to complete the FAFSA

FAFSA Non-Participation form - If you determine that your student does not need to complete the FAFSA, please send this completed form to the guidance office for our records.

College & Career Information 21-22 - Important information for seniors.


If you are interested in more information about the college process or Illinois public schools in particular the following documents are linked below.

4 Steps to College

12 Reasons Booklet

IL Public Universities at a Glance

IL Public University Majors at a Glance

This is not an exhaustive list of all the college options, but is a starting point for anyone at the beginning of this process.


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