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Financial Aid

Helping you finance your education

Financial Aid

Helping you finance your education

Financial Aid

Helping you finance your education
Financial Aid

Check Your Financial Aid Status Here!

Use your ctcLink account! Your Username is your ctcLink ID number.

Work Study Jobs

Click here for a list of available on-campus work study jobs and view instructions for how to apply with each department.

Complete the Federal Direct Loan Application

Click here to get started on filling out the Federal Direct Loan application for 2022 – 2023.

Financial Aid Disbursement Partner Information

In compliance with Department of Education regulations, provided is a link to our contract establishing a Tier One arrangement with BankMobile Disbursements.

Welcome!

The Financial Aid Office is ready to provide you with financial assistance so you have the opportunity to achieve your educational goals. 

View updated service hours for summer quarter:

 

Processing Update Regarding ctcLink

Your 2022-23 financial aid information is now available in ctcLink!   

Starting summer 2022 your financial aid information including upcoming awards, outstanding requirements/documentation, and your satisfactory academic progress (SAP) status will reside within ctcLink. 

– Students with outstanding requirements will be notified by email and to dos will be posted within their ctcLink account. 
– To view your financial aid information, please visit the Financial Aid section within your ctcLink account. If you have outstanding requirements, you will need to complete those before being awarded.

The Financial Aid tile in ctcLink provides access to:

  • Aid Year Information – Review your awards for the given academic year.
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) – Review your SAP status and the Institutional SAP Policy.
  • Loan Counseling – Review and complete your Loan Entrance Counseling.
Activate your ctcLink account (if you have not yet)

For more information regarding your ctcLink account, visit https://ctclink.skagit.edu/ctclink-students/

Confirm your preferred email address in ctcLink is correct

All email communications will be sent to your preferred email address within ctcLink. Please review and update your contact information (link).

Confirm your mailing address in ctcLink is correct

If we need to mail your refund or other documents, we will use the address listed in ctcLink. We assume your information is accurate, so it is important to review and confirm. Follow the steps listed here (link), and click “Addresses” on step 4. 

Review ctcLink for outstanding requirements (To Dos)

If we need additional information to continue processing your financial aid file, you will see a To Do posted within your ctcLink Homepage. Click into the To Do item for more information on the requirement and what action to take. Review our Financial Aid and ctcLink Guide for more information.

Please note we have not finalized awards for 2022-23, therefore your “financial aid tile” in ctcLink is not yet available. We hope to begin posting awards early June for eligible students. If you have outstanding requirements, you will need to complete those before being awarded.  

If you have additional questions about ctcLink and your financial aid, please visit our FAQ webpage!

 

Need help completing your FAFSA or WASFA Application?

2022-23 applications for Financial Aid (FAFSA and WASFA) are available NOW!

If you are unsure of which application to complete, please contact our office at and one of our knowledgeable staff will assist you!  Contact us during any of our service hours or attend an upcoming workshop!

Be sure to include Skagit Valley College’s School Code on your application so that we receive your information: 003792

2022 – 2023 Federal Direct Loan Application:

General Eligibility Requirements

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Eligibility
  • Be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen;
  • Be registered with the Selective Service (if required);
  • Be enrolled in an eligible program of study and are enrolled in eligible classes that lead to a degree or certificate offered by SVC that is at least one year in length;
  • Have a high school diploma, GED certificate;
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress;
  • Not be in default on any student loan or owe a repayment on any grant received at any institute of higher education.
Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) Eligibility
  • Have HB1079 or DACA status;
  • Be enrolled in an eligible program of study and are enrolled in eligible classes that lead to a degree or certificate offered by SVC that is at least one year in length;
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress;
  • Meet certain Washington State Residency requirements.

The information that you report on your application is used to determine your Expected Family Contribution. When your file is complete, the SVC Financial Aid Office will evaluate your application and notify you of your eligibility.

Your financial aid need is determined using the following formula:
Cost of attendance – Expected family contribution = Financial need

Current Financial Aid Consumer Information
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