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Financial Aid

The decision to invest in your education will be one of the most important decisions you and your family will ever make.

At Lewis & Clark we are dedicated to helping students and families finance a high-quality education by identifying financial options and strategies that will make your Lewis & Clark education an attainable goal.

To apply for financial aid all CAS, Graduate, and Law students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year. Our financial aid school code is: 003197.

CAS Incoming Student ProTip:
Use the Incoming Financial Aid Checklist to help navigate the financial aid process.

 

Events

December 21st, 2020

  • All Day: 2021-22 FAFSA Deadline for FWS Prescreening (Law)
    Submit the 2021-22 FAFSA to be considered for the Federal Work-Study program next year. File online at FAFSA.gov by 12/21/2020 so you can be prescreened for FWS eligibility before the NW Public Service Career Fair.

February 15th, 2021

  • All Day: 2021-22 FAFSA Priority Filing Deadline (Graduate)
    If you will enroll during Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022, you need to file the 2021-22 FAFSA in order to access federal student aid programs. Submit your application now at FAFSA.gov — it usually takes 30 minutes or less!
  • All Day: 2021-22 FAFSA Priority Filing Deadline (Law)
    If you will enroll during Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022, you need to file the 2021-22 FAFSA in order to access federal student aid programs. Submit your application now at FAFSA.gov — it usually takes 30 minutes or less!

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Financial Aid Application Deadlines:

Undergraduate (CAS) priority deadlines:

  • Early Decision & Early Action: 11/1/2020
  • Regular Decision: 1/15/2021
  • Continuing: 2/15/2021
  • Transfer: 3/1/2021

Law & Graduate priority deadline:

  • All Incoming & Continuing: 2/15/2021

Applying for Financial Aid

FSA IDYou need an FSA ID to complete the FAFSA. Tutorial: How to create an FSA ID.

IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT): Use the DRT to import your tax information into the FAFSA during the application process. It can reduce the likelihood of your FAFSA being selected for federal verification because it improves the accuracy of information reported.

Submitting Other Required Documents:  If we request you submit additional documentation to our office, you can do so via FAX, U.S. Mail, or by uploading it to one of our secured portals. 

 

 

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