Applying for financial aid

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Students must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)  before they can be considered for financial aid.    A new FAFSA must be filed each school year, using the prior year?s income tax information.  The FAFSA filed in the Fall covers the Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.  Students may file online at www.fafsa.gov.  They may also request a paper FAFSA application from the Dept. of Education at 1-800-433-3243.


PCC?S School Code is  004062.  This code needs to be listed on the FAFSA to ensure our financial aid office receives the students' information.


ON-CAMPUS LOCATION FOR FILLING OUT THE FAFSA is Goess Room 120.   Students may be referred to the Dept. of Education at 1-800-433-3243 for technical questions about filling out the FAFSA on the web


Priority Deadlines: Students may file the FAFSA each year in January, as soon as their prior year taxes are completed.  The priority deadlines mean that if the FA office receives the FAFSA and all requested paperwork by the deadline, the student is guaranteed that the award will be in place by the priority registration payment deadline (if the student is eligible



Fall Term:            May 15

Spring Term:        October 15

Summer Term:      March 15




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