Eligibility Requirements for Federal Student Aid

In order to be eligible for financial aid you must:
  • be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • have a valid high school diploma or GED, or complete state approved home schooling
  • have demonstrated financial need by completing the FAFSA
  • be admitted into an approved degree or certificate program at FCC
  • maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • not be in default on a loan at any school
  • not owe a refund on a grant at any school
  • be registered with Selective Service, if required
  • be enrolled for at least six (6) credit hours (not including audited courses). Some students enrolled for fewer than six credit hours may be eligible for the Pell Grant.
  • attend courses - attendance must be confirmed before Federal Student Aid is disbursed
  • students are only eligible for up to 30 credit hours of developmental coursework
Financial Services Center  

Financial Aid

Email: Financial Aid
Jefferson Hall, 3rd floor
Phone: 301.846.2620
Fax: 301.624.2886

Current office hours:

8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday - Thursday*
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m. *Thursday hours:
Open until 6:00pm
(January, July, August)

Student Accounts

Email: Student Accounts
Jefferson Hall, 1st floor
Phone: 301.846.2658
Fax: 301.846.2648

Current office hours:

8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday - Thursday:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*Thursday hours:
Open until 6:00pm
(January, July, August)

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