Emergency Aid

Students could qualify for up to $500 in emergency aid toward unexpected expenses such as:

  • Child Care

  • Auto Expenses

  • Medical Bills

  • Utility Assistance

  • Food/Supplies

  • Transportation

  • And much more

Minimum qualification requirements to receive aid include:

  •  2.0 GPA

  • Degree Seeking Student

  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credits at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College

 

1. Go to LCO.dreamkeepers.org/login.php

 

2. Create or Log into a Dream Keepers profile with your @lco.edu email (remember to verify your account)

3. Submit your emergency aid application through the Dream Keepers Portal.

 

4. Attach your detailed supporting document (bill, invoice, estimate, etc.) that supports the amount requested; To make sure we are using funds to cover the most urgent situations, expenses such as utilities, childcare, and rent should also include a delinquency notice (past due, disconnection notice, eviction notice). You supporting document must include;

  • Name of Business/Organization

  • Mailing Address

  • Total Amount Due

  • Name of Student

 

 5. You will be notified via email once the emergency aid committee has reached a decision

 6. A check will be generated and sent directly to the vendor to compensate emergency expense.

 

Funding for Emergency Aid is provided by the Otto Bremmer Foundation and Ascendium Higher Education Philanthropy. Project Success Emergency Aid is a student retention program that assists students in meeting unexpected financial needs in efforts to keep students enrolled in college and keep moving toward graduation. Emergency Aid currently has a 93% retention rate at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College.

Contact Wesley Wilson, Project Success Coordinator at 715-634-4790 ext. 127 or wwilson@lco.edu

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ABOUT US

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation. We are compliant with Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.

ADDRESS

LCO Ojibwe College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843

info@lco.edu

Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
Fax: 715.634.5049

LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station

13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843

 

Phone: 715.634.9666

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