Financial Aid News & Events

Visit our News and Events page for the latest schedule of Financial Aid & Scholarship Information Sessions, Workshops and other news relating to Financial Aid.

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships assists students in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

We also inform students of the requirements to keep financial aid, including:

  • Maintaining satisfactory progress
  • Completing classes in a timely manner
  • Keeping on pace for graduation within the normal time frame

Students can also learn about non-Title IV aid sources of funding, such as:

  • Scholarships
  • Tuition waiver programs
  • The SLCC Promise Program

View Hours and Locations

Financial Aid in 7 Steps

  1. Apply online using Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • Go to FAFSA
    • Enter SLCC Federal School Code: 005220
    • Use IRS Data Retrieval Tool when possible
  2. SLCC Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships (OFAS) receives FAFSA data and requests information
    • Check your BruinMail account for emails from SLCC OFAS
    • Requested information is found on MySLCC
  3. Submit requested information to SLCC OFAS
    • Submit paperwork by priority dates:
      • Fall Priority Date - April 15
      • Spring Priority Date - November 1
      • Summer Priority Date - April 1
    Late applications will be processed but aid may not be ready by the beginning of the semester.
  4. SLCC OFAS determines aid eligibility and sends award offer email
    • Check your BruinMail account for messages from SLCC OFAS
  5. Review award offer and complete all requirements for awards
    • Loans require acceptance, loan entrance counseling, and a master promissory note
  6. Set up direct deposit refunds through SLCCPay+
    • Direct deposit is the fastest refund option
    • If direct deposit is not set up, excess funds will be mailed by check to current mailing address in MySLCC
  7. SLCC OFAS transfers aid to SLCC Cashier Services about 5 working
    days before the semester starts 
    • You must be enrolled, making Satisfactory Academic Progress, and meet all aid requirements
    • If the amount of your aid exceeds your bill, you will be eligible for a refund

Our primary source of communication is through the student's BruinMail account.

You can access information about your aid application and financial awards by logging in to:

  • MySLCC
  • Tuition & Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid