• _____ Complete a FAFSA at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa and have it sent to SCC by entering 005537 for the Federal School Code
  • _____ Check eServices to see if additional information is needed to complete your financial aid file at SCC; submit required paperwork if needed
  • _____ View Financial Aid Offer on eServices
  • _____ Determine grant (money that does not have to be paid back) amount at your credit level by viewing ‘Awards by Credit Level’ on eServices
  • _____ Compare the grant amount, if any, to the amount you owe in Bills and Payment on eServices
  • _____ Decide if you need to borrow a Student Loan (a loan needs to be paid back), if so, request the loan through eServices and complete all the steps including the pre-requirements
  • _____ Sign up for Direct Deposit on eServices if your financial aid (grants and/or loans) will be greater than your bill
  • _____ If you don't sign up for Direct Deposit, make sure the permanent mailing address showing in ‘Account Management’ on eServices is correct
  • _____ Continue to check eServices throughout each term to see if there have been any changes to your financial aid or your bill

Financial Aid Important Dates

Spring Semester: January 11, 2021 – May 12, 2021

  • January 4 – January 22 - Bookstore charging allowed for financial aid applicants
  • January 26 - Financial aid applies to student accounts
  • January 29 – Financial aid disburses to students (direct deposits and checks mailed)
  • February 16 - Delayed loan applies to student accounts
  • February 17 – Delayed loan disburses to students (direct deposits and checks mailed)
  • February 25 - Late fees assessed on outstanding accounts not paid by February 24th
  • March 16 – Second half of spring only loan applies to student accounts
  • March 17 - Second half of spring only loan disburses to students (direct deposits and checks mailed)
  • April 28 - Last day to submit Direct Loan request for the spring semester
  • May 12 – a valid FAFSA must be received by SCC by this date for spring term processing if not enrolled for summer term 2021
  • May 26 - Financial aid paperwork must be submitted by this date for spring term processing if not enrolled for summer term 2021

Summer Semester:  June 7, 2021 – July 30, 2021

  • May 10 – June 11- Bookstore charging allowed for financial aid applicants
  • June 15 - Financial aid applies to student accounts
  • June 16 – Financial aid disburses to students (direct deposits and checks mailed)
  • July 7 - Delayed loan and second half of summer loan applies to student accounts
  • July 9 – Delayed loan and second half of summer loan disburses to students (direct deposits and checks mailed)
  • July 19 - Late fees assessed on outstanding accounts not paid by July 16th, hold placed on accounts which prevents future enrollment
  • July 14 - Last day to submit Direct Loan request for the summer semester
  • July 30 – a valid FAFSA must be received by SCC by this date for summer term processing
  • August 11 – Financial aid paperwork for the summer term must be submitted by this date

Fall Semester:  August 23, 2021 – December 15, 2021

  • July 15 – Bill information available on eServices in Bills and Payment
  • July 15 – Official Financial Aid Offers available on eServices
  • August 2 – September 3 - Bookstore charging allowed for financial aid applicants
  • September 8 - Financial aid applies to student accounts
  • September 10 – Financial aid disburses to students (direct deposits and checks mailed)
  • September 29 - Delayed loan applies to student accounts
  • October 1 - Delayed loan disburses to students (direct deposits and checks mailed)
  • October 5 - Late fees assessed on outstanding accounts not paid by October 4th, hold placed on accounts which prevents future enrollment
  • October 20 - Second half of fall only loan applies to student accounts
  • October 22 - Second half of fall only loan disburses to students (direct deposits and checks mailed)
  • December 1 - Last day to submit Direct Loan request for the fall semester
  • December 15 – a valid FAFSA must be received by SCC by this date for fall term processing if not enrolled for spring term 2022
  • January 22 – Financial aid paperwork must be submitted by this date for fall term processing if not enrolled for spring term 2022

Spring Semester: January 10, 2022 – May 11, 2022

  • December 14 – January 21 - Bookstore charging allowed for financial aid applicants
  • January 26 - Financial aid applies to student accounts
  • January 28 – Financial aid disburses to students (direct deposits and checks mailed)
  • February 16 - Delayed loan applies to student accounts
  • February 18 – Delayed loan disburses to students (direct deposits and checks mailed)
  • February 23 - Late fees assessed on outstanding accounts not paid by February 22th
  • March 16 – Second half of spring only loan applies to student accounts
  • March 18 - Second half of spring only loan disburses to students (direct deposits and checks mailed)
  • April 27 - Last day to submit Direct Loan request for the spring semester
  • May 11 – a valid FAFSA must be received by SCC by this date for spring term financial aid processing if not enrolled for summer term 2022
  • May 25 - Financial aid paperwork must be submitted by this date for spring term processing if not enrolled for summer term 2022

Updated 04/30/2021
Dates are subject to change