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  • An academic year begins in September and ends the following August. At South the academic year consists of four (4) quarters - Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer.
  • Typically, financial aid applications and awards cover funding for a maximum of three (3), full-time quarters in the academic year. Summer funding is limited, so please contact the Financial Aid Office if you plan on attending.
  • Completed applications are evaluated on a first-come, first-served basis in the awarding cycles listed below.
  • Students who complete the application process by the awarding cycle date will be notified of their financial aid eligibility before the first day of class. (See Application Checklist below.)

Find the quarter you want to start school

Complete your Financial Aid file by this date
Includes FAFSA application and all required forms

First Day of Class

Fall 2014 – Summer 2015
Fall Quarter 2014 May 8, 2014 Monday, September 22
Winter Quarter 2015 October 16, 2014 Monday, January 5
Spring Quarter 2015 January 15, 2015 Monday, April 6
Summer Quarter 2015 February 26, 2015 Monday, June 29

2014 - 2015 Application Forms
SSCC Financial Aid Guide Describes eligibility requirements, deadlines, the application process and more. PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT. Open PDF
Financial Aid Data Sheet This form is required by the SSCC Financial Aid department in order to process requests for aid. Open PDF
Request to Exclude Parent Information This document outlines the criteria for excluding parent's financial information on your financial aid application.Students who do not live with, or receive financial support from their parents may use this form. Open PDF
Financial Aid Loan Application Form
2014 - 2015
Form that must be completed by students that want to be awarded Federal Direct Loans. Open PDF

Verification Worksheets

You do not need to fill out a worksheet unless your application for financial aid is selected by the U.S. Department of Education for review in a process called "verification."

If you are selected for review, please go to the web site find links to worksheets.

Verification 1-Standard Verification

Verification 3-Child Support Paid Verification

Verification 4-Custom Verification

If the student is unable to come into the financial aid office,Verification 4-Notary

Verification 5-Aggregate Verification

If the student is unable to come into the financial aid office,Verification 5-Notary

Verification 6-Household Resources

  • Applications completed after the awarding cycle dates will be reviewed as time permits.
  • Late applicants must plan to pay for books, tuition and fees from their own funds to get started. A financial aid check for late applicants will be issued to eligible students when eligibility is determined.
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Forms and Documents

Most forms and documents are PDF (Portable Document Format) files. If you experience trouble opening a PDF, please read "PDF Help."

Important Documents for Students Awarded
2014 - 2015 Financial Aid

Conditions of Award and Distribution of Funds 2014-15

READ THIS! It provides an overview of how funds are distributed and your responsibilities. 

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Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirements for Financial Aid Recipients at SSCC 2014-15

Financial Aid recipients must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (cum GPA). This document explains how the cum GPA is calculated. 

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Return of Title IV (R2T4) Aid Repayment Policy 

Policy for calculating repayment of  Title IV funds for students awarded federal financial aid but completed 0 credits for the quarter.  

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State Grant Repayment Policy

Policy for calculating repayment of  SNG funds for students awarded SNG but completed 0 credits for the quarter.

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Other Forms and Documents



Link to form

FAFSA on the Web

Complete the FAFSA application online.
You should complete this application at least 6 weeks before the awarding cycle date.

Link to application at fafsa.ed.gov

Obtaining Documentation for your Financial Aid Application

The page tells you how to find phone numbers, web links and addresses of agencies that have documents you may need.

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SSCC Consortium Agreement Application

The agreement allows credits taken at another school to be used to meet financial aid credit requirements at SSCC.

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Satisfactory Progress Appeals Form

Appeals for failure to maintain satisfactory academic progress are only granted when there are extenuating circumstances. Use this form to submit an appeal.

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Maximum Time Appeals Form

To be used if your program of study is not completed in the time allowed because of extenuating circumstances.

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Major Change Appeal Form

If you would like to pursue a second program of study and receive financial aid you will need to complete this form

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