Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political beliefs, or veteran status. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and education shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff.
Inquiries may be referred to David Pirrone, Coordinator for Equal Opportunity, 970-247-7182; or to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, Colorado 80204, 303-844-5695.
The Federal Government's general philosophy toward financial aid is:
These principles are integrated into our financial aid rules, policies and procedures.
The Financial Aid Office at Fort Lewis College will determine if you qualify for need-based financial aid. If you do not, we help you find other resources to meet your educational expenses. We offer a combination of grants, loans, scholarships and work-study.
This guide will help you complete the financial aid application process. Early planning and timely communication are imperative.
You have the right to know:
You have the responsibility to:
Any person who knowingly and willfully makes false statements, furnishes false information and/or conceals material information when applying for or receiving financial aid is subject to severe penalties from the State of Colorado and/or federal government including fines and/or imprisonment. Fort Lewis College will not tolerate this activity and will refer cases to the appropriate agency of the government for further investigation and possible prosecution.