Applying & Receiving Aid

To apply for financial aid at SKC a student must first submit the application to Admissions and disclose a major to an eligible degree or certificate program.

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Creating a Federal Student Aid ID Account

Whether you’re a student, parent, or borrower, you’ll need to create your own account to complete federal student aid tasks.

What You Can Use Your Account For

  • Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form
  • Signing your Master Promissory Note (MPN)
  • Applying for repayment plans
  • Completing loan counseling
  • Using the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Help Tool

Items Needed to Create an Account

  • Social Security number
  • Your own mobile phone number and/or email address

Filling out the FAFSA

Once a student submits the FAFSA application online. SKC will receive the application within 3-5 business days. A student will receive an email notification when the application is ready to start the process of review. Each student will need to complete the required forms and submit the required supporting documentation before a review is completed. Once all required documentation is submitted and assessed an award letter is generated. The award letter will detail a  student's cost of attendance and financial aid eligibility in the form of federal student aid (Pell Grant, work-study, and direct loans). Please note SKC only generates the Pell Grant at the beginning of the quarter and there is an additional process for the work study and direct loan programs.  For more information please contact the following:

SKC's FAFSA CODE: 015023


Eva Oruste

Direct Loans

Kylie Coby - Loan Officer

Cost of attendance

The cost of attendance is used to determine a students eligibility for need based aid and demonstrates the maximum amount of aid that can be received in one academic year. The COA includes the tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation expense, personal expense, child care/dependent expense for students with children age 10 and under, and any additional direct cost owed to the school for additional fees not already included in the general fees.

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