Financial Aid Frequently Asked Questions
The 2024-25 FAFSA is currently available to complete.
Due to the delayed release of the new FAFSA, schools will not be able to receive 2024-25 FAFSA's until the end of March.
Spring 2024 2nd 8-weeks: February 19, 2024
Summer 2024: May 2, 2024
Fall 2024: July 11, 2024
Checks for Spring classes will be mailed on February 12, 2024.
If you have direct deposit set up, the funds will be sent to the bank on or around February 12th.
The 2024-25 FAFSA is now available for students to complete but institutions will be unable to receive any FAFSA's until the end of March. We estimate that financial aid awards will not be available to SCC students until the end of April. Please know that you are able to register for fall classes without having your financial aid in place.
Currently, no corrections are able to be made to a 2024-25 FAFSA. Students should be able to make corrections at the end of February.
We are processing 2023-24 FAFSA's daily. You will be notified through your SCC email once your FAFSA is received. If we do not have your FAFSA, make sure you added our school code to your application: 002961.
The 2024-25 FAFSA is available to complete. Due to the delayed release of the new FAFSA, schools will not be able to receive 2024-25 FAFSA's until the end of March. Once we begin receiving FAFSA's, you will get notification through your SCC email.
To set up your direct deposit, login to your and enter your banking information. Please review and verify your banking information before submitting. If you have issues logging into Self-Service, please contact support at 910-695-3827. Please allow for 3-5 business days for your account to verify. You will receive an email notification once your account has been verified.
Follow these simple steps:
- Log into
- Click on Banking Information
- Add an Account
- Activate (Toggle Button)
- Enter all your banking information, agree to
terms and conditions, and submit.