Financial Aid Four Steps

Getting Started: Four Steps to Financial Aid

1. Complete the FAFSA: Complete your FAFSA at with your FSA ID and with Liberty's school code (010392). You must complete the FAFSA to be considered for federal and institutional aid.

2. Apply for scholarships and outside aid: For more information on these aid options, visit the LUCOM Scholarship Page. Virginia residents should also apply for the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant.

3. Apply for Loans: Learn about and apply for federal and private loans.

4. Complete Financial Check-In: Once you have submitted all requested documents and your financial aid is ready, log into ASIST and complete Financial Check-In (FCI) by each term's deadline to secure classes and avoid a late check-in fee. For step-by-step guidance and more information, please visit Financial Check-In Resources on the Student Accounts Page.

For more information or questions related to the Four Steps of Financial Aid, please email the LUCOM Financial Aid Office at