File Your FAFSA First!
You can file your FAFSA for the upcoming school year as early as October 1 of the previous year. Submitting your FAFSA early helps you meet deadlines and maximize your aid.
Final fee payment deadline is January 29! Click here for more information.
Students with unpaid tuition balances can sign up for and pay the $115.00 setup charge for the Payment Deferral Option until the fee payment deadline. This will defer the tuition due date until March 9, 2018.
Find Important Disbursement information here.
Attending Spring and/or Summer semester 2018?
Make sure to complete your 2017-18 FAFSA using 2015 tax information. Continue to check both your CSCC student email and Financial Aid Self-Service located on your CougarWeb account for required documents or your award letter!
•FAFSA Deadline for Summer 2018 semester: April 23, 2018
•Priority Verification Deadline for Summer 2018 semester: April 27, 2018
Attending Autumn semester 2018, Spring and/or Summer semester 2019?
Make sure to complete your 2018-19 FAFSA using 2016 tax information. Continue to check both your CSCC student email and Financial Aid Self-Service located on your CougarWeb account for required documents or your award letter!
•FAFSA Deadline for Autumn 2018 semester: July 23, 2018
•Priority Verification Deadline for Autumn 2018 semester: July 27, 2018
Financial Aid Self-Service
Check your Financial Aid status on Financial Aid Self-Service! Located on your CougarWeb account, Financial Aid Self-Service displays all of the steps, in their proper sequence, that students need to complete for the financial aid process.
Financial Aid Quick Reference
Applying for Financial Aid can be intimidating, but we're here to help. Here's a quick overview of the process.
Step 1: Apply for Admission at Columbus State and fill out your FAFSA.
Step. 2: Complete your FAFSA (There may be some extra questions as you go through the process.
Step. 3: Review your financial aid award letter. Choose if you want to take out loans.
Step. 4: Receive Financial Aid
There are many options for paying for college, such as:
- Federal Work Study
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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