Complete the FAFSA

Start the process by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Referring to a FAFSA Tutorial may answer any questions that arise while you complete the form.

Be sure to use the College's school code: 001374

Deadlines for Priority in Awarding Funds

  • Two weeks prior to start of term

Applications received after these dates will be processed based on availability of funds.

Financial aid offers are based on demonstrated need, which is calculated as Cost of Attendance (COA) minus Expected Family Contribution (EFC):

COA - EFC = Demonstrated Need

Loans

Federal Direct Subsidized Loan

The William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program is awarded to students who have not met their annual loan limit, who have unmet need, and who have not met their Cost of Attendance (COA). The application for the Direct Loan Program is the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Entrance Counseling and a Master Promissory Note must also be completed. Please note that Parent PLUS and Graduate PLUS Loans have additional application requirements.

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan

The William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program is awarded to students who have not met their annual loan limit, who have unmet need, and who have not met their Cost of Attendance (COA). The application for the Direct Loan Program is the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Entrance Counseling and a Master Promissory Note must also be completed. Please note that Parent PLUS and Graduate PLUS Loans have additional application requirements.

Origination Fees

A 1.073% origination fee will be assessed on all Federal Direct Stafford Loan Disbursements whose first disbursement occurs on or after December 1, 2013.

Work-Study

Federal Work-Study Program

Students may also qualify to participate in the Federal Work-Study Program, which employs students on-campus. A 2.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average must be maintained to participate in the Federal Work-Study Program. Wages meet federal minimum-wage standards.

Federal Community Service Work-Study Program

Students may also qualify to participate in the Federal Community Service Work-Study Program, which employs students off-campus. A 2.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average must be maintained to participate in the Federal Work-Study Program. Wages meet federal minimum-wage standards.

Calendar

July 29, 2016

Missing Document Deadline

Federal Perkins Loan Update

The final year for the Federal Perkins Loan Program is the 2016-2017 Academic Year. There is no grandfathering provision in place after the 2016-2017 Academic Year. More information to follow.