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)?

Answer:

Students who attended TJC during the Fall and Spring semester and received financial aid for the Fall and Spring terms need to register for ALL of their Summer classes in any summer term by the final funding date (generally in early June). The financial aid office will then determine eligibility for grant funding and post the award or a notice of ineligibility on Apache Access.

Students who are attending TJC for the first time during the summer or those who have not already completed the FAFSA, should complete the entire FAFSA process and should do so at least one month prior to the Summer terms payment due date. Once the FAFSA process has been complete, students need to register for ALL of their Summer classes in any summer term by the final funding date (generally in early June). The financial aid office will then determine eligibility for grant funding and post the award or a notice of ineligibility on Apache Access.

Students who are only loan eligible MUST complete a loan request form to be considered for a loan award during the summer (many students have used all of their loans if they received them during the Fall and Spring semesters).  Loan awards or a notice of ineligibility will be posted to Apache Access.

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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