Frequently Asked Questions: Paying for College
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Paying for College FAQs
Q: How do I pay for my dual credit/early admissions classes?
Q: Can I receive Financial Aid to help pay for my classes if I am still in high school?
Q: How do I get financial aid (grants, loans and work study)?
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.
(Computer labs and kiosks are available for student use throughout
campus). You fill out the application using your prior year's tax
information. The response can take from 2-3 days. You will receive a
Student Aid Report from the Department of Education by email or letter.
First time students to TJC will also receive a letter and continuing
students will receive an email, within 2 weeks.
Q: What do I do with the Student Aid Report (SAR) that I received from the Department of Education after I completed the FAFSA?
Q: What do I do with the FAFSA Response letter or email that I received from the Financial Aid Office?
Q: When is the best time to apply for Financial Aid?
Q: What happens if I miss the financial aid deadlines?
Q: What is TJC's School Code?
Q: How can I check my financial aid status?
Q: How long will it take to receive my financial aid award?
Q: What is the process for receiving student loans?
Q: How can I get text books with my financial aid?
Q: When will I get my financial aid refund?
Q: How do I get summer financial aid if I am attending any of the Summer terms (Maymester, Summer I, Summer II)?
Q: I am currently attending another college and will transfer to TJC, what do I need to do regarding my financial aid?
Q: How can I pay for on-campus housing?
Q: Can I get financial aid to take a Continuing Studies course?
Q: I’m a veteran. Can I get financial aid?
Q: Where can I find registration and payment dates?
Q: How much is tuition for the different semesters (fall, spring, Wintermester, Maymester, Summer, etc)
Q: How do I know if I am an in-district student or an out-of-district student?
Q: My financial aid doesn't come in until after school has been in session for a while. Is there a way I can get my books before school starts?
Q: How do I apply for installment payments for tuition and fees?
Q: Where can I find a copy of the Dependent Verification Worksheet?
Q: What are acceptable forms of identification?
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