Financial Aid Application Process | Los Angeles Pacific University

Financing for the Future

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How to Apply for Financial Aid


  1. Apply to LAPU
    • If you haven’t already, complete the online application to LAPU. Following submission, we will review your application for eligibility for financial aid.
  2. Create an FSA ID
    • How to create your FSA ID.
    • If have already created one but do not remember your password please visit the FSA ID website to reset your information.
    • If you need help please call 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243).
  3. Fill out the FAFSA
  4. If your FAFSA is selected for verification, create a Verify My FAFSA account. (Again, only if you are notified that you’ve been selected for verification)
  5. Complete your Federal Loan Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note (MPN). (2 separate steps. Complete both.)
    • If you plan to use federal direct loans to cover the cost of school.
    • This overview will help you understand more.
  6. Create a Cal Grant Account (WebGrants4Students)
    • If you are a California resident that is eligible for the Cal Grant.
    • Please visit the Cal Grant website for further information and requirements.

Options for Financing Your Education


Important Tips


  • Always use your legal name on the FAFSA and all documents. Your legal name is the name on your Social Security Card.
  • Apply early.
  • Respond to all requests from the Office of Student Financial Services in a timely fashion.
  • Keep copies of all documents.