Financial Aid

Harford Community College's Financial Aid Office provides assistance and counseling to students seeking financial aid. Assistance is available through grants, scholarships, loans and student employment.

We strive to assist and educate students by providing the best service possible so they may focus on their educational experiences. All students must apply each year for financial aid at

Don’t Delay, Do Your FAFSA Today!

FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. You can start filing the FAFSA on October 1st for the upcoming academic year.

The Maryland State priority deadline for FAFSA applications is March 1st of each year for the following academic year that begins in the fall. 


When you apply online, you will be given an option to retrieve 2016 tax information through the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT).  Tax information retrieved will automatically populate, although it will not be viewable to the applicant.  Items transferred will say "Transferred from the IRS".

Standard Office Hours

  • Monday and Thursday
    8:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday and Wednesday
    8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

January Extended Office Hours

January 14th to January 26th
Note: HCC is closed Mon., Jan. 21.

  • Monday - Thursday
    8:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Fridays
    8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Saturday, January 19 & 26
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

College Closings

  • Winter Break: December 22-31
  • Winter Break: January 1, 2019
  • MLK Holiday: January 21, 2019