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Financial Aid Appeal: Maximum Timeframe

If you have attempted more than 150% of the number of credits required for your declared program of study (this includes transfer credits, and credits attempted outside your major), you may use this appeal form to request an exception to reinstate your eligibility for financial aid.


An M.A.P. (My Academic Pathway) is required. Prior to submitting this appeal online, you must have an up-to-date MAP which matches your declared program of study on file from Academic Advising. If you do not have an MAP, meet with your Academic or Program Advisor prior to completing this appeal. An MAP outlines the courses you need to complete your Certificate or Degree at LCC. You can schedule an appointment with an Advisor in Academic Advising by calling 517-483-1200 (option 4) or visiting the Advising desk in the StarZone.

Please list your program of study: (eligible programs of study) This program of study must be your declared major in your student record, and must be the program outlined on your MAP. Transfer only programs do not qualify for financial aid.

Program Name:

Program Code: 

This appeal form cannot be saved once started. To ensure your appeal statement(s) are complete, you can type your statement(s) in a word processing program and save the document for your records. You can copy and paste your statement(s) from your document into the statement fields on the appeal form below.

(* indicates required fields)

Student Information*

First and Last Name

LCC Username (help)

LCC Email Address

Transcript Information

We highly recommend that you review your LCC Transcript and answer the following questions. You can view your transcript in myLCC (opens in new window).

Total Number of Credits Attempted at LCC (including transfer cr.)

Total Number of Credits Earned at LCC (including transfer cr.)

Completion Ratio Percentage (cr. earned divided by cr. attempted)

Grade Point Average

Number of semesters I have attended LCC

Number of semesters where I passed every course (1.0 and above)

Financial Information*

Please access your federal records at NSLDS (opens in new window) to answer the following questions.

Please list all colleges attended and degrees (if any) earned. (if none, write n/a)

Total dollar amount in Loans borrowed:

Total dollar amount in Grants received:

LCC Support Services

To aid in your success, please be aware that the Student Affairs Division offers an array of support services such as Counseling, Advising, and Tutoring.

Success Plan*

Please share why you need additional time to complete your program of study. Please indicate if you are changing careers or program of study and why.

Please share your motivation for completing this certificate or degree at LCC.

Please share how you plan to successfully complete your program of study if your financial aid eligibility is reinstated.

I understand:

  • If I choose to enroll, or remain enrolled in courses, I am responsible for tuition and fee charges.
  • I should monitor my student requirements and check the status of this appeal in myLCC.
  • If this appeal is approved, I must pass each class (no W, I, Z, or 0.0 grades) and earn a minimum cumulative 2.0 semester GPA.


Additional documentation is not required upon submission. However, if the Financial Aid Appeal Committee members require additional documentation, you may be contacted via your LCC email to provide evidence of any circumstances noted in this appeal.

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Financial Aid at Lansing Community College

Financial Aid Office
Gannon Building
2nd Floor - StarZone
Phone: (517) 483-1200
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