It’s so easy to apply – no extra forms needed to request summer financial aid!
If you are planning to enroll for summer classes and you wish to be considered for the maximum amount of financial assistance, you should…
- Complete the 2020-2021 year FAFSA.
- Review your “MyMCC“ account for updates.Go to “WebAdvisor for Students” – “Financial Aid” – “Financial Aid Checklist” to look for any outstanding items requested by the Financial Aid Office or to review your award letter. Make sure you are reviewing the Fall 2020 – Summer 2021 award year.
- Complete a separate “Loan Request” or “Work-Study” application if needed.
- Enroll in your summer classes before the semester census date of June 1.
Year-Round Pell Grant
Great news! You can now receive an extra payment of your annual Pell Grant award, making you eligible for a third full-time payment. Or you can enroll half-time (6 – 11 credits) in the summer and be eligible for a prorated award. You may receive Pell grant payments for as many as 18 semesters. All Year-Round Pell Grant awards received will count toward your aggregate lifetime limit.
|Pell Grant Award||$3,098||$3,097||$3,098 (extra Pell award!)|
6 credit hours
|Pell Grant Award||$3,098||$3,097||$1,549 (extra Pell award!)|
Eligibility for summer financial aid is determined from the 2020-2021 FAFSA application. Additionally, you must be in good standing of the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policies.
You will be considered for the following aid:
Pell Grant – You may receive up to three full-time Pell Grant payments in a year if you have lifetime eligibility remaining.
- College Work Study – You must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits. Priority is given to students who are already working in the CWS program.
- Michigan TIP Program – You must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits. You may use up to 24 semester credit hours per academic year (July 1 – June 30).
Direct Stafford loans – You must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits. Requires a separate loan request application completed from MCC’s financial aid website.
- Promise Scholarship – No worries…if you have any remaining eligibility, we will update your summer award by March 12, 2021.
To be eligible, you must be enrolled as a “regular student” in an eligible program of study. A regular student is someone who is enrolled or accepted for enrollment for the purpose of obtaining a degree or certificate offered by MCC. Guest students are not eligible for all federal and some state financial aid programs.
Finally, you must register for ALL of your summer classes by the end of the 12 week refund period. We will determine final eligibility according to your enrollment status on our census date of Tuesday, June 1. See the summer class schedules on MCC’s website.
Summer 2021 Semester Important Dates:
- Begin Priority Web Advisor Registration – March 8
- Begin Open Web Advisor Registration – March 12
- Payment Due Date – April 21
- Bookstore Charges for Financial Aid Students – May 10
- Last day for SAP Financial Aid Appeals – May 13, Noon
- Semester Start Date – May 17
- Last Day to Sign up for the Tuition Payment Plan – May 25
- Census Date – June 1