Financial Aid

FAFSA Checklist


What comes after filing the FAFSA

Department of Education
_____  Receive confirmation from the Department of ED via e-mail listed on FAFSA
_____  Read Student Aid Report (summarizes all information entered on the FAFSA) – be sure to read the comments section of the student aid report
_____  If you did not use the IRS Data Retrieval System and you are eligible to so, please go back and use it now--if available.  Click here for more information on the IRS Data Retrieval Tool. 

_____  Apply to SCC  (choose program of study covered by financial aid)
_____  Meet all SCC Admissions requirements such as:
            -Official high school transcript/GED
            -Placement Tests
            -Official College transcripts
Financial Aid

_____  Receive flyer in the mail stating that we have received your FAFSA

_____  Receive and read your SCC student email notification from the SCC Financial Aid Office for required steps, OR

_____  Go to Self-Service through the mySCC Quick Launch Pad and review eligibility information and next steps
_____  Follow Self-Service or email links to print required forms, or go to Financial Aid Forms page 
_____  Submit requested documents to the SCC Financial Aid Office  (do not send from a personal, unsecured e-mail)

_____  Make sure SCC Financial Aid Office has received all required documentation by monitoring your checklist on Self-Service

_____  Check SCC student e-mail for an award notification and go to Self-Service to thoroughly review your award amounts and award letter