Obtain Financial Aid

You CAN afford college.

A college degree is one of the most important investments you will make. Our mission is to help you achieve your academic goals by providing you with financial resources and valuable information. These webpages are dedicated to giving you the tools you need to finance your education successfully.

How & when to apply

Follow the financial aid application steps to request aid.  We also recommend searching and applying for scholarships before each academic year you attend ACC.

After you successfully complete the application steps, our office will determine your eligibility for aid and notify you of an award offer.

Best times to apply

Complete the financial aid application steps as soon after Jan. 1 each academic year that you request aid.

You must complete your FAFSA before the last day of classes in order to receive aid for that particular semester.

Priority deadlines

Because some types of funds are limited, we recommend you submit your application by the priority deadline.

Priority Deadlines for Financial Aid
To receive aid for …Submit all documents by …
Fall April 1
Spring October 15
Summer March 15

Students who submit their application after the priority deadline are still eligible for financial aid but may need to pay their tuition before the payment due date.

Avoid application delays

Check ACCmail and Online Services for important notices from our office.