Applying for Aid: Full-time Students

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Step 7Review the Application Checklist

  • Create a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID.
  • Complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Complete the NYS TAP Application.
  • Review your Student Aid Report (SAR). Make any corrections that are necessary.
  • Respond to any request for additional information from the MCC Financial Aid Office.
  • Learn about MCC Scholarships on the Scholarships section of the MCC web page.
  • If offered a Federal Work-Study (FWS) award, accept/decline the award through your MyMCC account.
  • If offered a William D. Ford Federal Direct Student Loan, accept/decline the loan through your MyMCC account.
  • Students accepting a Federal Direct Student Loan will also need to do the following:
    • Complete a Loan Entrance Counseling session prior to the disbursement of their loan.
    • Complete and sign the promissory note for their student loan.
    • Check the status of your account. For your benefit, you need to make sure that any aid that you are eligible for has been applied to your account. To do so, you may check the status of your application by using one of the following options: