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FAFSA 101 - 7 Easy Steps Video

FAFSA 101: Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Filing the FAFSA is your first step in applying for financial aid.

Important facts you should know about FAFSA:

  • The Coastal Carolina University school code for your FAFSA is 003451.
  • You must file a FAFSA before each academic year to be considered for financial aid.
  • To receive priority funding, file your FAFSA as early as Jan. 1 but no later than March 1.
  • A FAFSA provides eligibility requirements for an academic year - Fall, Spring and Summer terms, i.e., 2012-2013 for Fall 2012, Spring 2013, and Summer 2013.
  • The U.S. government and Coastal Carolina University base financial aid, including grants, loans, and work-study, on the FAFSA.
  • Complete the FAFSA online.
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships may ask you for additional documents after you file your FAFSA. Check your CCU e-mail account often, and make sure you submit any additional documents by August 1.

    Coastal Carolina University's School Code:  003451

    7 Easy Steps to completing the FAFSA - Video

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