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How to Apply For Financial Aid

Application Procedures

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by sending in a paper FAFSA or using FAFSA on the Web at SVC must be listed with our Title IV code 003792.

FAFSA on the Web A Guide to Financing Your Education

  • Approximately 6 weeks after you submit the FAFSA, you will be sent a letter asking you to complete a Financial Aid Data Sheet. Please return it promptly to the Financial Aid Office. Other information may also be requested at that time.

  • After these initial items are submitted, your file will be reviewed and an award made. If further clarification or verification is needed a request for additional information will be sent to you. A financial aid award will not be made until EVERY ITEM in your file is complete and accurate.

  • Apply for admission to SVC if you are a new student and then get your MySVC email account information. It will be assigned automatically two-days after your FAFSA and admissins application have been recieved but no earlier than April 15. PLEASE NOTE:  You must have received your SVC Student ID (SID) from admissions, have completed your FAFSA, and allowed time for SVC to receive your FAFSA information from the Dept of Ed. before your MySVC email account will be created. 

  • If you have previous college enrollment, request that all copies of your academic transcripts be sent to the Admissions Office.

  • Request an official evaluation of SVC and other transcripts if you have a prior degree or certificate, 1 year or more of postsecondary enrollment at any school, or more than 30 credits from SVC or any school.

  • If you want to apply for a student loan you must first complete the FAFSA and the submit forms requested by the Financial Aid Office.