Financial Aid

FAFSA Checklist

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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
 
Admissions
 
_____  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 in its entirety and follow all steps thoroughly
 
_____  Go to Financial Aid web page and print forms if any were requested from SCC student e-mail
 
_____  Submit requested documents to the SCC Financial Aid Office (from SCC student e-mail)
 
Follow-up

 
_____  Make sure SCC Financial Aid Office has all required documentation by checking that MySCC/Web Advisor shows all documents “Received”
 
_____  Check SCC student e-mail for an award letter notification and go to MySCC/Web Advisor to review your award amounts and read your award letter thoroughly