By January 31, 2015, the LATI Business Office will mail a 1098-T form to you if you paid Tuition & Fees during 2014. Once this information is available, you will also be able to view it on your Student Portal under Student/My Finances/1098-T Info.
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Lake Area Technical Institute Federal School Code for the FAFSA is 005309
LATI does not award your financial aid file until you have been accepted for admission. Please make sure the Admissions Office has all of the required paperwork and that you have taken any required admission tests.
To contact the LATI Financial Aid Office, please call 605-882-5284 or toll-free 800-657-4344.
The FAFSA determines eligibility for the following federal programs (click below for more info):
Private alternative loans are offered by several lenders through their own private loan programs. Students should exhaust all federal financial aid options before applying for a private alternative loan. If you decide to borrow a private alternative loan, you must select your private alternative loan lender. The Financial Aid Office cannot select one for you or make recommendations.
Please carefully review all options available to you so that you can make an informed decision. Click here to learn more about the private alternative loan lenders we work with and that our students have used in the past few years. You can also apply for a private alternative loan through this link. If you still have questions or need more information, please contact the Financial Aid Office.
Private alternative loan borrowers are required to fill out a Self-Certification of Private Loans. Most lenders will provide this to you. Click here for the Self-Certification of Private Loans document.
If you are interested in a part-time job that is not based on eligibility for Federal Work Study, please visit the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Office, located in Student Services on the LATI campus.
LATI also works with the following agencies and programs to assist in providing funding for our students:
The Department of Education has reviewed anecdotal information and data from the IRS that leads them to believe many students and their families do not take advantage of tax credits such as the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) and the Lifetime Learning Tax Credit.
You can review this information here.