Financial Aid Processing Update

2016-2017 FAFSA & DREAM (includes Fall 16, Spr & Sum 17):

SCC To Do List items: If all of your 2017 To Do List items show “RECEIVED” and you are enrolled in Fall 16, Spring 17 or Summer 2017 as of June 27, 2017 we are currently reviewing your file. Awarding for 2016/2017 ends Sept. 9, 2017.

Summer 2017 SAP Appeals:  CLOSED

Summer 2017 Pell Grant:  We began to display awards June 14, 2017 and end Sept. 27, 2017. Awards continue to display on a rolling basis based on session start date. Click on View Summer 2017 awards in eServices under Aid Year 2017.

-Aid will not be awarded until students begin coursework.
-If you have already collected maximum grant eligibility, no further grant funds can be awarded.

Loans: CLOSED for new loan awards.

Financial Aid disbursements:  We release Financial Aid every Friday when students are awarded and become eligible for payment. The last payment for 2016/2017 is scheduled for September 29, 2017.

2017-2018 FAFSA & DREAM (includes Fall 17, Spr 18 & Sum 18):

SCC To Do List items: We are currently processing your file if you submitted your 2018 To Do List items between August 14 – 30, 2017 (all show “RECEIVED”) and you are enrolled in Fall 2017.

Fall 2017 SAP Appeals:  We are currently reviewing appeals received as of 8/23/2017.

Financial Aid Awards: Awards continue to display on a rolling basis based on file completion and enrollment. You may view  your Fall 17 Award in eServices under Aid Year 2018.

-Aid will not be released until after students begin coursework.
-Awards are postponed if coursework is added/dropped during the week of expected payment.
-If you have already collected your initial grant eligibility, no further grant funds will be awarded for changes in enrollment until the second disbursement unless a student requests a manual adjustment.

Loan processing takes 3-4 weeks from loan award request/acceptance. Fall 2017 cannot be requested until after 2017-2018 Financial Aid Award eligibility displays in eServices.  If you are eligible for Cal Grant, loans will not be awarded until after Cal Grant. The 2017-2018 Direct Loan Request will be displayed in eServices under Aid Year 2018 after your award eligibility is determined.

Financial Aid disbursements: We release funds to BankMobile every Friday beginning with the Friday before each term begins (loans only). If you set up your disbursement to move to your bank, you should have access to the funds 2-3 business days later.

Intra-District College Change: We are currently processing forms received as of 8/14/2017 (FAFSA/DREAM is at SCC and you requested it moved out to another campus).

This information was last updated Sept. 25, 2017