Financial Aid

Financial Aid Announcements


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Refund Checks Leftover grant funds and the first disbursement of loans were mailed September 20.  Subsequent Fall loan checks will be mailed by October 16 and November 14.  Please check your Financial Aid Award Letter for the terms of your award. Remember we don't count your hours for a class until it starts and you have attended.
2018-19 FAFSA The 2018-19 FAFSA became available on October 1, 2017. If you will be in college for Fall 2018, please file your FAFSA now. The 2018-19 FAFSA is based off student's and parent's 2016 income. Need help filing your FAFSA? Click here to set up an appointment.
Last Day to Withdraw The last day for student-initiated withdrawals for Fall semester is October 31, 2017.  If you are a financial aid recipient, please speak to the Financial Aid Office to see how your eligibility could be affected if you withdraw. 
Inceptia You’re not alone when it comes to student loans. Southwestern Community College has partnered with Inceptia, a division of National Student Loan Program (NSLP), to provide you with FREE assistance on your Federal student loan obligations to ensure successful, and comfortable, loan repayment. Inceptia’s friendly customer representatives may reach out to you if your loan(s) become delinquent. Inceptia is not a collection agency. We’ve partnered with them to help you explore a wide variety of possibilities such as alternative repayment plans, deferment, consolidation, discharge, forgiveness, and forbearance options. Inceptia will stay in touch with you via phone calls, letters, and/or emails to help you find answers to your questions and solutions to your issues. For additional resources including information on repayment options, please visit Inceptia’s Student Loan Knowledge HQ website at