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Financial Aid Assistance Available for Students

Need help with financial aid? The Student Financial Aid Office at HCC is offering free FAFSA Help Labs throughout the month of February. In addition, HCC recently launched Financial Aid TV, which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to answer student financial aid questions.

Important Information for Students

  • File your FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) for 2011-2012 at www.fafsa.gov.
  • Filing your FAFSA is free.
  • Md. FAFSA Scholarship Deadline is March 1. Maryland only accepts applications at the start of the year and will award aid until funds run out.
  • You are not required to complete your IRS tax return in order to fill out a FAFSA.
  • HCC now offers Financial Aid TV. Receive answers to your financial aid questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Free FAFSA Help Labs are available to students (see dates and times below):

  • Fri., Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. in the Learning Resource Center (LRC), room 122
  • Fri., Feb. 11 at 10 a.m. in the Learning Resource Center (LRC),  room 122
  • Fri., Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. in the Learning Resource Center (LRC),  room 122
  • Sat., Feb. 19 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. in the Learning Resource Center(LRC),  room 122
  • Tues., Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. in the Classroom Building, room 124
  • Fri., Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. in the Learning Resource Center(LRC),  room 122 and again at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the Classroom Building, room 124
  • Sat., Feb. 26 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. in the Learning Resource Center(LRC),  room 122
  • Mon., Feb. 28 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. in the Classroom Building, room 124

Students are required to bring student and parent federal income tax returns for 2010 (if completed) W2s or other estimated income information. Seats are limited. To reserve a space, contact the Student Financial Aid Office at 301-790-2800, ext. 473, or e-mail finaid@hagerstowncc.edu.