Summer financial aid
Learn more about applying for summer financial aid.
What do I need to do to apply for financial aid for the Summer Term?
- File the FAFSA. June 30
is the deadline.
for ALL of your summer courses.
- Look for your notification. The
Office of Financial Aid Services will mail your notification. This
notification outlines your financial aid eligibility for summer classes. You
will receive this notification approximately
two to three weeks after your summer course registration.
- Check your HACCWeb account for detailed information on your
Summer Financial Aid.
What do I need to do for the Federal Pell Grant?
You do not need to do anything. The government automatically considers you for a summer Pell Grant.
What do I need to do for a Direct Stafford Loan?
Complete the summer loan request form:
- Log into your HACCWeb account.
- Click on the "Financial Aid" tab.
- Select "Summer Direct Loan Request" under HACCWeb (SSB).
What do I need to do for a PHEAA State Grant?
Apply online using the PHEAA state Grant Summer Application.
- Any state grant funds you
receive in the summer could jeopardize your future fall/spring grant
eligibility. This is due to the two-year limit on state grants for
Associate degree students.
- You will not be eligible if
you are enrolled in the shorter summer sessions.
- The government bases your loan and Pell Grant eligibility on
your fall and spring aid. They base it on what remains from financial aid
received in the fall/spring.
What am I responsible for?
You are responsible for:
- Paying your bill in full. If you
are not eligible for Federal financial aid, you must pay your bill before
your summer courses start.
- Contacting the Registration Office
to officially withdraw from any registered courses. If you do not
officially withdraw, you are responsible for all charges.
- Meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) (pdf).
The government reviews your SAP after HACC posts your Spring Term grades.
The government will cancel your summer aid if you fail to meet the SAP
standards. You will be responsible for full payment of your summer
I am a guest student. Do I qualify for financial aid at HACC?
You are a guest student if you attend another college and are taking courses at HACC only as a summer student. You will receive financial aid at your home institution. You are not eligible for financial aid at HACC.