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Apply for Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Apply for Financial Aid

Priority Dates

Fall Term - June 1
Spring Term - November 1
Summer Term - April 1

Steps to apply for Financial Aid

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at [FAFSA.gov] and include CACC’s School Code of 001007. If you are completing a FAFSA for the first time, you will need to create an FSA ID for yourself and a parent (if you are under the age of 24).

  2. The Enrollment Services Office must have a completed admission application and all official transcripts for financial aid application to be processed.

  3. After submitting your FAFSA online, please monitor your email for messages and instructions from CACC Financial Aid.

  4. If you are selected for Verification or require other documents to complete your file, you will receive an email from CACC with instructions on how to complete your required documents in your OneACCS student portal.

  5. Check your OneACCS student portal regularly for updates to your financial aid status.

  6. After completing steps 1 – 5, please allow a minimum of 2 – 3 weeks for processing. You may check your OneACCS student portal for updates to your financial aid status and financial aid offers.

  7. If you have additional questions, please email financial_aid@cacc.edu for assistance.

Helpful Resources

How to Create Your FSA ID
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What To Do If I Forgot My FSA ID Password
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Fall 2020 Timeline

DATEINFORMATION
October 1, 20192020-2021 FAFSA is available to complete on FAFSA.gov
February 1, 20202020-2021 CACC Scholarship Applications due
June 1, 2020Priority Deadline for Fall 2020 Financial Aid - FAFSA and any required documents. Check your OneACCS for your financial aid status and requirements.
August 14, 2020Last day of Fall registration - all Tuition and Fees must be paid by 4:00pm
August 17, 2020First Day of Fall Semester. Financial aid balances are available to charge books in the bookstore.
August 23, 2020Last date to use financial aid balances in the bookstore.
September 1, 2020Pell Grant refund checks mailed. Loan refund checks mailed, except for first-time borrowers
October 7, 2020Loan refund checks for first-time borrowers mailed

Spring 2021 Timeline

DATEINFORMATION
October 1, 20192020-2021 FAFSA is available to complete on FAFSA.gov
November 1, 2020Priority Deadline for Spring 2021 Financial Aid - FAFSA and any required documents. Check your OneACCS for your financial aid status and requirements.
January 2, 2021Last day of Spring registration - all Tuition and Fees must be paid by 4:00pm
January 11, 2021First Day of Spring Semester. Financial aid balances are available to charge books in the bookstore starting January 6, 2021.
January 19, 2021Last date to use financial aid balances in the bookstore.
January 25, 2021Pell Grant refund checks mailed. Loan refund checks mailed, except for first-time borrowers
February 10, 2021Loan refund checks for first-time borrowers mailed

Summer 2021 Timeline

DATEINFORMATION
October 1, 20192020-2021 FAFSA is available to complete on FAFSA.gov
April 1, 2021Priority Deadline for Summer 2021 Financial Aid - FAFSA and any required documents. - FAFSA and any required documents. Check your OneACCS for your financial aid status and requirements.
May 28, 2021Last day of Summer registration - all Tuition and Fees must be paid by 4:00pm
June 1, 2021First Day of Summer Semester. Financial aid balances are available to charge books in the bookstore.
June 3, 2021Last date to use financial aid balances in the bookstore.
June 14, 2021Pell Grant refund checks mailed. Loan refund checks mailed, except for first-time borrowers
July 7, 2021Loan refund checks for first-time borrowers mailed

Fall 2021 Timeline

DATEINFORMATION
October 1, 2021 2021–2022FAFSA is available on FAFSA.gov – CACC’s school code: 001007
February 1, 20212021-2022 CACC Scholarship Applications due
June 1, 2021Priority Deadline for Fall 2021 Financial Aid - FAFSA and any required documents. Check your OneACCS for your financial aid status and requirements.