Financial Aid

Completing the FAFSA

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov
  • Be sure to submit your signature electronically with your FSA ID 
  • Mail-in applications are available for print at www.fafsa.gov

Student Aid Report

  • Student receives a Student Aid Report, by mail or by e-mail if the e-mail address is provided
  • Student Aid Report indicates students and/or parents ability to assist with payment of educational cost. This numerical value is called the EFC (Expected Family contribution)
  • Schools listed on the FAFSA will receive an Institutional Student Information Record
  • School receives the Institutional Student Information Record and determines if additional documents are needed from the student and/or parents

Awarding

  • Students are mailed an award letter which indicates the amount of financial aid they are eligible to receive (Pell, SEOG, NC Community College Grant, NC Education Lottery Scholarship)
  • Unless noted, the award letter is based on Full Time Enrollment-12 hours or more. Additional paperwork regarding Financial Aid policies will be included
  • Students are able to charge their books and supplies in the bookstore during the dates scheduled for that term. The schedule is mailed with the award letter.

2017-2018 FORMS

Authorization Form

Independent Household Size

Dependent Household Size

Student Nontax Filer Form

Parent Nontax Filer Form

Unusual Enrollment Form

 

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Request - Spring 2018

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Note:  Excerpt from Piedmont Community College Financial Aid Policy and Procedures Manual