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 Scam Alert

Students and parents need to be aware of financial aid scams that generally take place throughout the year.  A family should be extremely wary of any company that charges money in order to process a financial aid application.  Remember that the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is a FREE application. 

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Financial Aid & Scholarships News

School Code:  003451

Due to the extreme high volume of incoming phone calls, the Financial Aid & Scholarships is unable to answer many calls as they arrive.

Please be sure to leave us your name and a phone number where you can be reached and we will return your call within 24-48 hours.

‌2014-2015 PLUS applications are now available at studentloans.gov

Don't forget that you need to be registered in your classes on or before the term's census date to be eligible for federal or state aid.

Regular 14/FA Census Date: 08/26/2014
14/FA Fall I Census Date:      08/19/2014
14/FA Fall II Census Date:     10/10/2014

If you have classes that begin on an irregular date, the census dates may be different.

Did You Know?

12 Semester Lifetime Limit for Federal Pell Grant

The duration of a student's Federal Pell Grant eligibility is limited to 12 semesters, or until a bachelor's degree is earned, whichever comes first. This new amendment to the Higher Education Act, Section 401 (c)(5) is a federal mandate and not subject to appeal. For more information, click here.

Data Retrieval Tool

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool (through the FAFSA website) is now available two weeks after filing your 2013 income taxes electronically.

File your taxes early and complete the 2014-2015 FAFSA.  Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool for faster and easier completion!

FAFSA Tips for Unique Situations  

Loan Quick Reference Guide:
A Quick Reference Guide for Choosing a Student or Parent Loan by fastweb.com

Award Notification Information

Other Important FAS Updates 

 


Financial Aid Dates

  • Jul 10 2014 Fall bills available on line
    Jul 15 Deadline to submit completed SAP appeal forms for 2014 fall
    Aug 1 CCU must have received completed FAFSA data in order for
    eligible aide to be deducted fro
    m balance due.
    Aug 8 Fee payment deadline
    Nov 1 Spring semester study abroad application deadline
    Dec 1 Apply for Application-Based Scholarships via WebAdvisor
    Dec 15 Deadline to submit completed SAP appeal forms for 15 Spring
      Other Important Financial Aid Dates 

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