Financial aid will pay your tuition just a few days before the start of the quarter. If you have a financial aid award in place, your classes will be held from being dropped until after the financial aid disbursement dates. Look for a Tuition Due Date Extension on your ctcLink Student Homepage.
Only classes that are required to complete your program of study will be used to calculate your financial aid awards. Please review the course outline listed for your program of study on the What to Study page of this website.
Yes, you can receive full financial aid for all 4 terms of the year for Pell Grant, FSEOG, Washington College Grant, and work study. Your total annual award amount will be split over the four quarters instead of three quarters for loans. Pell Grants do have specific requirements and therefore will not be awarded your fourth quarter until after you register to make sure you meet the criteria.
Students that fail a class may receive financial aid once to repeat the class failed. Students who DO successfully complete a class, may also by paid once to retake it.
Possibly. Students may change their program of study up to three (3) times contingent on other relevant academic considerations. It may affect subsidized loan eligibility if you are subject the SULA subsidized loan limits.
At SCC the following programs require prerequisites before admittance:
While completing prerequisites or admissions requirements for an SCC program, or preparatory coursework for another college, students are not considered to be accepted into a program of study and therefore are not eligible for federal grant aid or work study.
You may be eligible to receive a Direct Loan and/or Parent PLUS loan ONLY for a maximum of ONE consecutive 12-month period.
Students are disbursed their financial aid at the beginning of the quarter based on their enrollment level at the time the funds are sent to BankMobile. On the Census Date, the 10th day of the term fall, winter, and spring, and the 8th day summer term, the student’s enrollment level is locked and compared to the original enrollment level. No funding adjustments can be made if adding after the census date.