Financial Aid

Dates & Deadlines


Important Dates for Summer 2019:

May 23- Students with remaining financial aid can begin charging their books.  The last day to charge books is June 14.  Students can view their available amount on their Financial Aid Self-Service portal. 
May 23- Payment for classes is due by 5 p.m.  Classes not paid for, or covered by financial aid, will be dropped for non-payment. 
June 24- Checks will be mailed to students with funds remaining from their grants, scholarships or student loans, after all charges have been deducted. 
July 3- This is the last day to withdraw from full session Summer classes.  Please consult with the Financial Aid Office before withdrawing, so we can advise you on how it will affect your Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).  Remember, if you have stopped attending classes, your instructor may have already withdrawn you.

Financial Aid Deadlines
The academic year at SCC consists of the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. You may have to choose your academic year on the FAFSA.
2018-2019 -- Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019
2019-2020 -- Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Summer 2020

FAFSA Deadlines:

The U.S. Department of Education will now begin processing FAFSAs starting in October each year and ending in June, 21 months later. Example: For the 2019-2020 academic year, the Department of Education will process from Oct. 1, 2018, until June 30, 2020. A student needs to file only one time for each academic year. FAFSA applications can be filed at

SCC has set Priority Deadlines to ensure that students file in time to allow processing and awarding before the start of each semester. SCC students need to file their FAFSAs by the following dates:

  • May 1 – students starting the next Fall
  • September 30 – students starting the next Spring
  • February 15 – students starting the next Summer

FAFSAs filed after these deadlines WILL be processed as soon as possible, but delays may cause eligible students to be awarded after the semester has begun.

Scholarship Deadlines

SCC Scholarships Deadline will be announced each year when the online scholarship application system opens for all SCC Foundation Scholarships.

  • The 2019-20 scholarship application closed on April 26, 2019. Students will be able to access the application again in the Spring of 2020.