What is FAFSA? Why should the FAFSA be filed?

FAFSA is the first step to finding out what funding you may be eligible to receive. We strongly encourage that you complete the FAFSA whether you think you may qualify for aid.

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When can the FAFSA be filed?

FAFSA is an annual application that opens on October 1st for the upcoming academic year. 

Where can I file the FAFSA?

Go to studentaid.gov

Who should file the FAFSA?

New and current students should apply. New students should also apply for admissions. Award notifications are sent to students who have applied to attend Harford Community College and have also listed Harford's school code of 002075.

What do I need to do after I have applied to Harford and completed the FAFSA?

An award notification will be sent in April if your file is complete. The HCC Financial Aid Office may need to reach out to you for requests for additional documents. Generally after the initial request for documentation, all correspondence will be through campus email. You may also check your status by logging into OwlNet All About Me and Financial Aid Requirements or Financial Aid Awards.

Do I need to reapply every year?

Yes, to continue receiving financial aid, you must complete a new FAFSA for each academic year.