Financial Aid

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Check out the tabs to the left for detailed instructions, but getting started at SCC is easy...

 File the FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

  • The first step to receive federal grants, state grants, loans, work-study, and most scholarships is to file the FAFSA.  You only need to submit the FAFSA once per academic year.
  • Complete a FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov and be sure to use the IRS Data Retrieval for all eligible tax filers, if available.
  • The FAFSA opens up on October 1 for the following year's Fall semester.  SCC's priority deadline is May 1 preceding the next school year. 
  • SCC's Federal School Code is 008466

Apply to an eligible program of study at SCC 

  • The Financial Aid Office cannot view your FAFSA results until and admissions application is on file with the college.
  • A list of all programs eligible for financial aid can be found here: Programs of Study Eligible for Financial Aid
Send Requested Documents to the SCC Financial Aid Office
  • The Department of Education may select you for verification. Click here to learn more about verification. 
  • Read SCC email from Financial Aid Office, or from mySCC go to your Self-Service Financial Aid Home page to view your Checklist of missing items.
  • Complete and submit any requested documents to the SCC Financial Aid Office.