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Maximum Timeframe Appeal

Under federal guidelines, students who have attempted 150 percent of the credit hours required for a Certificate or Degree are considered to be ineligible for financial assistance. Students who are requesting an exception to this policy may submit this appeal.

This form requires detailed information that will need to be obtained by researching your student account and other web sites.  Please allow yourself approximately 30 minutes to complete this appeal.  When you have finished filling out the form please print a copy for your records, then click the "Submit" button below.
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Step 1:

Prior to submitting this appeal online: Meet with your Academic Advisor and complete an Educational Development Plan which outlines the courses you need to complete either your Certificate or Degree at LCC.. You can schedule an appointment with an Advisor in Academic Advising by calling 517-483-1904.

I certify that I am following either a Certificate or Associate Degree program at Lansing Community College, and that I have completed an EDP with my Academic Advisor.

Step 2:

Student Information

First and Last Name

LCC ID (help)

LCC Email Address

Program Information

Program of Study:

Curriculum Code (current codes) (must match your Banner student record):

Year you started this Curriculum:

I will complete this program at the end of:


Total number of all credits attempted at LCC:

List college degrees/certificates earned:

List your total loan debt.
Go to NSLDS to obtain this information (link will open new window):

Statement of Appeal

Please describe your ultimate college and career goals:

Please explain why you have been unable to complete your LCC Certificate or Degree within the federal regulated time frame of 150% of your program's required credits.

Please explain how you you will be able to successfully complete this program of study.

Statement of Understanding

By hitting the Submit button below:

I am currently ineligible for financial aid and responsible for
any tuition and fee charges.

Only a small percentage of appeals are approved.

This appeal will be reviewed by a committee and the
decision is final.

I must check the status of my appeal in Banner Self-Service.

If approved, I must earn a minimum overall 2.0 grade point average and complete 100% of the courses attempted each semester on time to retain eligibility (no W, 0.0, Z, or I grades).

Additional documentation is not required upon submission. However, if the Financial Aid Office requires 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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