How to Apply for Financial Aid

Start with the FAFSA
Do You Have Financial Aid Questions? Call 1-855-622-2332 (toll free)

 

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the application used to determine financial aid awards, whether federal grants, student loans, or federal work-study.

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Your annual FAFSA application will require information from your Federal Tax Return , so file your annual Federal Tax Return forms as soon as possible, then complete your FAFSA online. If you earned no income in the previous year and are not a dependant, you may fill out a FAFSA as early as January 1. The online FAFSA application deadline is June 30.

Gather these documents, then go online to fill out your FAFSA:

To be considered for Financial Aid every year, you must fill out the FAFSA every year. The government budgets a limited amount of money for federal student aid. So don't wait. The earlier you submit your FAFSA, the better your chances of receiving financial aid.

Learn more about the FAFSA application process at my.maricopa.edu.

We hold free financial aid information sessions throughout the year. Check our calendar for upcoming sessions. 

FINANCIAL AID INFO SESSIONS:

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Contact:

Building: Enrollment Center (EC)
Phone: 1-855-622-2332 (toll free)
Fax: (623) 845-3310
Email: finaid@gccaz.edu
Hours of Operation

Fall/Spring

Mon. - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Summer

Mon. - Wed. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thurs. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.