Federal School Code: 005537

  1. _____ Complete your FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov
    Select the appropriate academic year. If you plan to attend the summer term, you must have a FAFSA for the current academic year on file. Be sure to indicate SCC's school code 005537 on your application.
  2. _____ Receive your Student Aid Report (SAR)  from the Department of Education
    The SAR is a summary of the information that you provided on the FAFSA. SCC will receive a copy of the SAR electronically within 3-5 business days. Review the SAR carefully and make any necessary corrections at www.fafsa.gov.
  3. _____ FAFSA Follow Up
    If additional information is needed to complete your application, you will receive notification from the Financial Aid Office.  Check your eServices account for updates.
  4. _____ Receive a Financial Aid Award Notification
    You will be notified by email that your award notificationfrom SCC is ready to view online through your eServices account. The notification will list the amount of grants and loans for which you qualify.
  5. _____ Sign up for Direct Deposit
    Utilize the direct deposit option to receive excess financial aid funds in a timely and secure fashion. Sign into eServices to set up your direct deposit account.
  6. _____ Apply for a Direct Student Loan
    If you decide to borrow the student loans you were awarded, you must complete additional steps under the Loans section on eServices.

Important Dates

Fall 2018
August 27, 2018 – December 19, 2018

  • August 20 – September 7 - Bookstore charging allowed for financial aid applicants
  • September 14 – First financial aid disbursement
  • September 28 - Delayed loan disbursement
  • October 9 - Late fees assessed on outstanding accounts not paid BEFORE October 8th
  • October 26 – Midpoint loan disbursement
  • December 5 - Last day to submit Direct Loan application for fall semester

Spring 2019
January 14, 2019 – May 15, 2019

  • January 7 – January 25  - Bookstore charging allowed for financial aid applicants
  • February 1 – First financial aid disbursement
  • February 22 –  Delayed loan disbursement
  • February 27 - Late fees assessed on outstanding accounts not paid BEFORE February 26
  • March 22 – Midpoint loan disbursement
  • May 1 - Last day to submit Direct Loan application for spring semester

    updated 08/30/2018
   dates are subject to change