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Financial Aid

Financial Aid TVOur office is dedicated to helping students navigate their financial aid options including any form of financial assistance that helps you pay for college. This includes grants, scholarships, work-study and student loans. Learn more about the various resources available at Columbus State Community College. Remember to check both your student and personal email for further notification from our department.

Important Financial Aid Information

Students attending Summer semester 2015

Summer aid may consist of Federal Direct Loans and Federal Pell Grant. However, if you exhausted your Federal Direct Student Loan and Pell amounts during the Fall/Spring academic school year here or at another institution, you may not be eligible for aid during Summer.  To determine if funds are available for Summer semester view your award letter and follow the instructions. 

If you are interested in attending the Summer semester and have NOT exhausted your aid, complete an Award Revision Form. If you are not sure, a Financial Aid representative is available to assist you.

To view your account information, log into CougarWeb and click on "Manage My Account".  For additional details see Disbursement FAQ page. 


Extended Hours through Saturday May 30, 2015

Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday (May 30, 2015) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Summer Fee payment deadline: May 20, 2015

Autumn 2015 FAFSA deadline: June 1st. Complete the 2015-16 FAFSA application.


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Financial Aid Fraud Notice

Columbus State Community College follows established guidelines for the prevention, identification of and response to indications of identity theft and financial aid fraud. This notice provides a summary of student rights, responsibilities and preventative measures regarding financial aid fraud. Fraud Notification