Tyler Junior College

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?

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?

Answer:

Prospective or former students requiring services from Tyler Junior College must present a valid form of ID with an identifiable photo. An individual must present one of the following options to the office they are requesting services from:

  • Texas driver license (DL) or identification certificate(ID)
  • Temporary receipt for a Texas DL or ID
  • DL or ID issued by another U.S. state, U.S. territory, the District of Columbia, or Canadian province
  • U.S. Passport book or Passport Card
  • U.S. Citizenship Certificate or Certificate of Naturalization
  • U.S Citizen Identification Card
  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Foreign Passport, Visa
  • U.S. Military ID card for active duty, reserve, or retired personnel
  • Current Student ID from any College/University or High School
  • Identification Letter “School or Notarized identification Letter for Individuals without photo ID” for High School students that do not have DL or Student ID. Form available in Testing center. Current students requiring services from Tyler Junior College must present a valid form of ID with an identifiable photo. An individual must present one of the following options to the office they are requesting services from:
  • Current student ID
  • Texas Driver License or identification certificate
  • Temporary receipt for a Texas DL or ID

Note: Additional information may be required for transactions involving the following areas: HigherOne, Testing, Cashier’s office.

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