Lake-Sumter Community College

Important News

Year Round Pell Grant

Beginning with summer 2018 term Department of Education allows eligible students to receive up to one and one half (150%) of their scheduled Pell Grant award during a single award year. That change means that even though you were enrolled in 12 credits or more for Fall 2017 and 12 credits or more for spring 2018, you can still use your Pell Grant to pay for the summer 2018 term.

To receive additional Pell funds, you must be otherwise Pell-eligible, enrolled at least half time (6 credits or more) for summer 2018 and you have to take classes that are counted toward your degree.

For more information, please call the Leesburg Financial Aid Office at (352) 365-3567 or South Lake Financial Aid Office at (352) 536-2157.

Interpreter/Translator Services

The Financial Aid Office now offers Interpreter/Translator Services for students and parents with limited English language skills.  The following contacts listed below are available to assist with interpreting/translating Financial Aid information.

​Leesburg Campus Staff ​

Alexandra Guzman, OSD Office
Dr. Piazarro, Faculty

​Southlake Campus Staff

Olga Betancourt- Financial Aid Office
Maribel Torres- Talent Search Program 
Dr. Alex Perez-Barry- Faculty


It's time to Apply for Financial Aid for 2018-2019!

Get help paying for college. Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Students should apply as early as possible because many financial aid programs have limited funding that will go only to early applicants.

LSSC school code is 001502

Don’t delay! You could miss out on valuable aid to help pay for college.

Go to to start your application 


Attention Bright Futures Students!

It is very important that you list LSSC as the school you plan to attend (state school code 352). If you do not list our school we will not receive your Bright Futures information and your award will be delayed. To update your school choice go to

  • Click on State Grants, Scholarships & Applications
  • Select the Application Status & Award History tab
  • Select Name, Address & Institution under Initial or Renewal Student Update depending on your status.
  • LSSC state school code is 352 



LSSC is an equal access / equal opportunity institution