Lakeshore Technical College to Assist Students Applying for Financial Aid

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2/3/2014

CLEVELAND, WI – 

Lakeshore Technical College is offering its free service for financial aid help to the¬ ¬ Manitowoc and Sheboygan communities. Starting¬ Feb. 4th, LTC will have staff at LTC-Manitowoc and LTC-Sheboygan to assist students or their parents in completing the¬ Free Application for Federal Student Aid¬ (FAFSA)¬ and answer related questions. ¬ The¬ more accessible and convenient service is designed for anyone considering enrolling at LTC¬ and will run through¬ April 11th. There is no charge for the service and individuals can still visit the Financial Aid office at the Cleveland campus for their financial aid needs.

LTC-Manitowoc, located at 3733 Dewey Street, will have staff available on Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. and Thursdays from¬ 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. LTC Sheboygan, located at 3620 Wilgus Avenue, will have staff available on Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.¬ and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. No appointment is necessary.

ďThis service will ensure¬ community members can complete the FAFSA, on-site, with confidence,Ē says LTC Financial Aid Manager Jessica Hemenway. ďCustomers will learn their Expected Financial Contribution (EFC), what documents are necessary for future FAFSA filings and receive one-on-one attention.Ē

At the LTC Cleveland Campus, individuals can stop in the Financial Aid office¬ Monday¬ through¬ Thursday 7:30am to 6pm¬ and¬ Friday 7:30am to 3:30pm¬ to receive assistance in completing a FAFSA.¬ 

While no appointments are needed for any of the three locations, students are encouraged to call ahead of time to ensure they bring the necessary documents.¬ Typically, documents required for FAFSA completion include¬ Social Security numbers; date of¬ ¬ birth, date of death of parent or guardian, date of marriage, and date of divorce;¬ ¬ 2013 W2's and tax forms; most recent bank statements; amounts of any other income; and value of any other assets. More information can be found at gotoltc.edu/fafsahelp.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.

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