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Financial Aid
Checklist (pdf)

Priority Dates

Fall: May 30
Spring: Nov 30
Summer: May 1
Scholarships: April 1

We encourage you to complete your Student Center “TO DO” list by the priority dates. This is when our financial aid offices' high volume period starts.

Related Links

Here are some resources you may find useful while you are planning for college, researching financial aid available or applying for financial aid.  Each link will open in a new window.  Close the window when finished to return to this page.

Federal Student Aid

Get in-depth information on federal student aid programs, applying for financial aid and repaying student loans at (website available in English or Spanish). This is your primary resource for official information and rules regarding federal financial aid.

Planning for College

bigfuture by The College Board

First in the Family

CollegePrep 101

Education Planner

CashCourse (Financial Education)

Research Financial Aid Options

FinAid (Guide to Financial Aid)

Early Estimate of Federal Aid Eligibility

Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE)

Department of Veterans Affairs

Scholarwise (scholarship search)

Fastweb (scholarship search)

Applying for Financial Aid

FSA ID (used by students and parents to submit the FAFSA)

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Selective Service System (register for selective service or request a Status Information Letter)

Student Loans website -- Master Promissory Note (MPN), Entrance and Exit Counseling

Educational Opportunity Center (free help)

Other Resources

Student Email Information

A+ Guidelines (PDF)

Grade Point Average (GPA) Calculator

Satisfactory Academic Progress

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Student Access (view your Title IV loans and grants)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Information on Federal Tax Benefits for Higher Education

MCC Contacts

Information Center

Financial Aid Advisors

Academic Advisors

Services for Students with Disabilities

Last Modified: 10/21/19