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?
Any student whose disbursed financial aid exceeds their account balance
at the time of disbursement will receive a financial aid refund. The
refund is processed by the Business Services office through the
student’s Higher One Account. Generally refunds are generated on a
weekly basis and begin each Fall and Spring semester approximately 30
days after the semesters begins. Maymester and Summer I aid refunds
begin approximately 2 weeks after the Summer I semester begins. Summer
II aid is not paid on the account until the first class day and refunded
approximately one week later.
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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