Summer Financial Aid

Registration for summer is open. To help you make your decision about enrolling, we’re sharing information about aid eligibility, requirements and options for summer sessions. 

Your eligibility for summer aid cannot be determined without completing the form and filling out a 17-18 FAFSA form. To access the form, please click the blue button below. 

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Summer Pell Grant for Fall/Spring Full-time Students: New

In the past, students who were full-time in the fall and spring were not eligible to receive Pell Grants in the summer.

However, the great news is that with Year-round Pell Grants, you may be able to receive Pell to fund your summer courses! It is our hope, that this will help you graduate sooner and with less debt.

WANT YEAR-ROUND PELL FOR SUMMER? HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO DO.

  • Enroll in 6 credit hours that count toward the degree plan for your eligible program.
  • Submit the Summer Financial Aid Request Form.  Your eligibility for Year-round Pell cannot be determined without completing the form. To access the form, click hereThe form could take up to 2-3 weeks to process, so get it in as soon as possible.
  • Be actively pursuing a degree or certificate program at HCC. Students who are enrolled at HCC for the summer term only (not enrolled in Fall or Spring semesters), are not eligible to receive aid.   
  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress standards and be in good academic standing.

 

Once we receive the Summer Aid Request form, we will evaluate your eligibility and award all eligible aid. Please know that funds are not guaranteed.

 

DON’T WAIT. ENROLL TODAY.

We strongly encourage you to enroll in classes while you await a decision for your summer Pell Grant eligibility. 

Summer Pell Grant for Fall/Spring Part-time Students

WANT SUMMER AID? HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO DO.

  • Submit the Summer Financial Aid Request Form. Your eligibility for summer aid cannot be determined without completing the form. To access the form, click here.  The form could take up to 2-3 weeks to process, so get it in as soon as possible.
  • Be actively pursuing a degree or certificate program at HCC. Students who are enrolled at HCC for the summer term only (not enrolled in Fall or Spring semesters), are not eligible to receive aid. 
  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress standards and be in good academic standing.

 

Once we receive the Summer Aid Request form, we will evaluate your eligibility and award all eligible aid. Please know that funds are not guaranteed.

 

DON’T WAIT. ENROLL TODAY.

We strongly encourage you to enroll in classes while you await a decision about your eligibility for summer aid.

Purchasing Books Using Summer Financial Aid

On May 18, 2018, you may start using financial aid to purchase books. Click here for more details.