Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


How do I reach the Financial Aid Office?
What is my Federal Pin?
What is my MCC Voice Response System PIN?
What is my Student Records PIN?
 

Application Questions

How do I apply for Financial Aid?
When should I apply?
What does it cost to attend MCC?
Can Financial Aid be used to cover the cost of living in the MCC Residence Halls?
In order to receive financial aid do I have to apply each year?
Do I have to apply every semester? 
What types of financial aid are available?
What is the MCC Federal School Code?
What is the MCC TAP code?
What is the deadline to apply for financial aid?
Do I still need to submit a Financial Aid Transcript even if I did not receive aid at a prior school?
Do I need to submit tax returns?
Should I use a Scholarship Search Service?
What does it take to be considered an independent student?
We've been told we probably will not qualify for aid. Should we bother to apply?

Special Situation Questions
If my parents are divorced or separated, which parent should provide the information required to apply for aid?
What if I can't get my parents information?
What does it take to be considered an independent student?
What if I withdraw. How will it affect me?
What do DRUG CONVICTIONS have to do with Financial Aid?
What if my family's financial circumstances change after I apply?
 

Student Loan Questions

How do I get a loan?
Do I need a separate form to apply for a Direct Student Loan?
After I turn in my Direct Loan Promissory Note, when can I expect the money?
 

Work Study Questions

What is Work Study? How do I apply?
 

Eligibility Questions

Will I be eligible for the same amount of financial aid yearly?
Can I receive Financial Aid during the Summer?
What does it cost to attend MCC?
How much Financial Aid can I get?
What about my books?
Will I be eligible for the same amount of aid at every college?
Is there an income level cutoff to qualify for financial aid?
 

When do I receive my Financial Aid?

After I turn in my Direct Loan Promissory Note, when can I expect the money?
 

Part-Time Student Questions

What types of financial aid are available?
Can I receive Financial Aid as a part-time student?
What if I am part-time? Do I need to any other forms?
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