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What to Expect After you Apply

Within two weeks after you complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you will receive:

-- Your Student Aid Report (SAR) from the federal processor.

-- A Welcome Letter from Folsom lake College acknowleding receipt of your FAFSA.

-- A Checklist letter from Folsom Lake College Financial Aid Office requesting additional documents needed, if any, in order to complete your file.

Students must deliver completed supporting documents to the Folsom Lake college Financial Aid Office.  Students selected for verification by the U.S. Department of Education are required to provide additional documentation as requested. The verification review will not be finished until the student (and parent, if applicable) provides essential documents or information to the Financial Aid Office.

Once the documents have been received, the processing time can vary between 4-6 weeks. After your file is verified and completed, you will receive an award letter. 

The award Letter contains information about: Award Processing, Disbursement Dates, Unit/Payment Schedule, Recalculation Dates for Redetermination of Financial Aid Eligibility, Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), Types of Financial Aid, Breakdown of Award Offer, and the Financial Aid Shopping Sheet*.  Financial aid funds will be disbursed by Higher One on your LRCCDOneCard using the disbursement preference you selected when you activated your Higher One Debit Card. 

Information about the LRCCDOneCard: 

The LRCCD One Card is your key to Financial Aid Disbursements!

Do not throw this card away!

LRCCD One Card

Folsom Lake College, as part of the Los Rios Community College District, will disburse financial aid funds to students with the assistance of HigherOne.  Choose faster disbursement options by activating your HigherOne LRCCD OneCard. With your LRCCD OneCard, there's choice (three payment options will be provided by Higher One) to receive your Financial Aid.  Choose the convenience of 24/7 online banking and free checking with the Higher One Account. Choose the purchasing power of Debit MasterCard.

For information about the LRCCD OneCard and the activation process click here.

For LRCCD OneCard fees process click here.

*Note: Prospective students can request the Financial Aid Shopping Sheet to have access to personalized financial aid information at the Financial Aid Office.