Financial Aid

Attend a virtual Financial Aid Info Session to learn about your financial aid options like grants, scholarships, and emergency aid. We can also help you complete your financial aid application and paperwork! RSVP at https://austincc.edu/collegemoney

Students can now upload financial aid documents online through our new StudentForms portal.
Students can now upload financial aid documents online through our new StudentForms portal. Visit austincc.edu/faforms to learn more.
Submit Your FAFSA Today
Complete the FAFSA to apply for free money (grants), borrowed money (loans), and part-time employment (work-study). Review our steps to apply at austincc.edu/fasteps
Visit austincc.edu/fatv to view our library of helpful financial aid videos to get answers to your questions 24/7.
Financial Coaching via MOSAIEC

Our partners at MOSAIEC offer ACC students free virtual financial coaching including help completing the FAFSA (or TASFA). Create an account and schedule an appointment at mosaiec.org/coaching.

Submitting a SAP appeal

We understand that there are circumstances that can affect a student's ability to meet SAP requirements. The appeal is a great way to get back on track: austincc.edu/sap.

Financial aid can help you pay for college. Most students are eligible for some type of assistance – from grants, scholarships, loans, or work-study. The Financial Aid Office at Austin Community College will work with you to explore options and access the funds you need to achieve a college education.

COVID-19 Update


  • Students can now submit financial aid documents online through our new StudentForms portal. Visit austincc.edu/faforms to learn more.
  • For assistance with veterans benefits, contact a Veterans Specialist at veterans@austincc.edu.
  • To apply for financial aid to cover this academic year (including this summer), complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA at StudentAid.gov. We also encourage you to renew your application for the 2021-2022 school (covers next fall 2021 and spring/summer 2022).
  • Financial Aid FAQs
  • Beginning Tuesday, July 6th, the Highland Campus will be offering walk-in services Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm.

How to Apply

The first step is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and include ACC’s FAFSA code 012015 on your application.

APPLY TO FAFSA | VIEW STEPS

Non-citizens and undocumented students
Non-citizens and undocumented students with Texas residency, follow these instructions to apply for state aid.

Continuing Education students
ACC offers various ways for continuing education students to fund their education, including grant funds for select programs. Learn more on the website.

When to Apply

Apply as early as October 1 each year for the best financial aid options. Some funds are limited, so the sooner you apply the better your chances of accessing first come, first served resources.

You can use our priority dates below to ensure your aid is ready before your tuition is due. If you miss the priority date, don’t worry. ACC processes financial aid year-round, and you may even receive money for classes you’ve already taken.

  • Fall – April 1
  • Spring – October 15
  • Summer – March 1

Check Your Financial Aid Application

The financial aid application can take several weeks to process, so we encourage you to apply early and follow through with all requirements in order to receive an early award offer. Your application status will appear in your student account.

LOG INTO FINANCIAL AID (ACCeID & password required)

Not a student? Submit the ACC admissions application before your financial aid can be processed.

Contact Us

Have questions? We are here to help.
For any questions related to Financial Aid, please call 512-223-4636. *Se Habla Español*