Financial Aid Processing Update

 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 Jan. 2, 2018 and Jan. 16, 2018 (all To Do list item status show “RECEIVED”) and you are enrolled in Financial Aid eligible coursework during Fall 2017 or Spring 2018.

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 is not 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.
The 2017-2018 Direct Loan Request is displayed in eServices under Aid Year 2018 after your award is displayed.

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 is displayed in your eServices award. 

Loans do not release until you are actively enrolled in 6 Financial Aid eligible units.

Financial Aid disbursements: We release funds to BankMobile every Friday during the semester 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.

Fall 2017 SAP Appeals:  We are currently reviewing Spring 2018 Appeals received as of Jan. 6, 2018.

Appeal for Special Circumstance:  We are currently reviewing Appeal for Special Circumstance forms  received as of Dec. 18, 2017.

Intra-District College Change form: Currently processing  Intra-District College Change (IDCC) forms  (excluding students who must add college/change major/academic plans):

Your FAFSA is at SCC and we are moving to ARC, CRC, or FLC:   Form Rcvd   12/12

If your FAFSA is at
ARC and you need it moved to SCC:          Form Rcvd:  Dec. 11, 2017
CRC and you need it moved to SCC:          Form Rcvd:  Dec. 7, 2017
FLC and you need it moved to SCC:           Form Rcvd:  None Pending

NOTE: Spring 2018 only college changes did not begin until after Fall 17 grades were finalized, Jan. 2, 2018.

This information was last updated Jan. 27, 2018