Financial Aid

Financial Aid Announcements

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Christmas Break The Financial Aid Office will be closed for Holiday Break from 12/21 until 1/3.  Get answers to basic questions by visiting our Financial Aid TV service at southwesterncc.financialaidtv.com.
Bookstore Charges Students with financial aid can begin charging their Spring semester books at the bookstore on 12/28.  Please read your Financial Aid Award Letter on your WebAdvisor before trying to charge books. 
Refund Checks Grant, scholarship and loan refund checks for Spring 2017 semester will be mailed out by February 20, 2017.  The Business Office will not hold checks for pickup.  Subsequent loan checks will be mailed out on March 14 and April 13.
2017-18 FAFSA The 2017-18 FAFSA became available on October 1, 2016.  File now if you're going to be in college in Fall 2017.  The 2017-18 FAFSA will be based off student's and parent's 2015 income.  Need helping filing your FAFSA?  Click here to set up an appointment. 
IRS Warning On May 27, 2016 the IRS released a statement warning of a scam involving a bogus “Federal Student Tax”. As provided in their statement, the scam is currently presented as “phone calls from IRS impersonators demanding payment for a non-existent tax, the ‘Federal Student Tax.’”  Click here to read more information.