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)?
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?
All students have live access to their financial aid status from Apache
Access using their student ID found on the Admissions Acceptance Letter
or the FAFSA Response letter. Once logged in, click Financial Aid. This
directs students to the Financial Aid Traffic Light menu. Any items in
yellow require student attention. Apache Access MUST be checked
frequently since traffic lights can change without notice.
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: 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?
Q: What is the 27-hour rule fee?
Q: If I wanted to drop a class, can I and will I be refunded?
Q: Am I eligible to be a Work Study student?
Q: How do I set up my HigherOne debit card?
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