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Financial Aid - Federal/Title IV School Code: 002601

 

Office of Financial Aid 

(856) 691-8600, ext. 1280.. for general information & to schedule an appointment (856) 691-8600, ext. 1302... for NJSTARS students only (856) 794-3368................. Financial Aid Office Fax Number.

Welcome to Financial Aid
Cumberland County College offers many financial aid options to help you pay college costs. Explore our site to find information about the application process, deadlines and aid programs. If you still have questions, please visit our office. Our staff is here to help.

Location
The office is located in the new Student Center.

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. During registration, extended evening hours may be posted to accommodate students.

Important Phone Numbers
State of New Jersey TAG information.........1-800-792-8670  - (Customer Care Center.....609-584-4480) Federal Student Aid Information Center....1-800-4 FEDAID - (1-800-433-3243)

TYPES OF AID:
There are 3 primary sources of student cost assistance - Federal, State and Private.

Federal Grants
Include the Pell and Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants. The amount awarded is based on financial need and ranges from $400 to approximately $4,300 per academic year.

Federal Loans
Include the low interest rate Stafford and Parent (PLUS) loans. Repayment of these loans can be postponed until after the student ceases to be enrolled at least half time, completes their program and/or graduates.

Federal Work Study
Students who are interested in working part-time on the college campus can be considered for one of the limited employment opportunities. Students work around their classroom schedule and are paid an hourly rate. Positions vary and include clerical, tutorial, and some community service based activities.

State Grants, Scholarships & Loans
The Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) is the largest source of state funded grant aid available to NJ residents. Must file the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as well as provide provide additional information to the state in order to be considered.

The Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program is available to students who are economically disadvantaged and who would not be able to attend and/or succeed without support.

State Merit Scholarships include the Garden State Distinguished, Urban Scholarship, the NJ Stars are awarded while in High School based on scholastic achievement.

NJ Class is a state administered loan program with a low variable interest rate. Details and an application for this loan can be found at http://www.hesaa.org


Private/Alternative Sources
Private sources of financial assistance include a number of civic, business, fraternal organizations, friends of the college and Foundation sponsorship. Other sources include the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Veterans Administration.

ALL STUDENTS REQUESTING FINANCIAL AID

THROUGH THE COLLEGE MUST COMPLETE THE FAFSA BY
JUNE 1st FOR THE FALL, AND, NOVEMBER 1st FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER.
* To learn more about Federal Financial Aid programs and services, and to apply, click on: http://studentaid.ed.gov/ or http://www.fafsa.gov.

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

Missing Documents - When we require documentation from you, we will send you an e-mail message &/or a letter via regular mail. This notice will specify the documents needed and actions required for completion of your financial aid file. It is not necessary to send documents to us until you receive this request. Current Students - The Office of Financial Aid communicates official information to you via your Cumberland County College e-mail account. You are required to maintain your official Cumberland County email address and check your email on a regular basis. Information with regard to award letters, revisions, deadlines and other important announcements will be sent to your official CCC email address. Exit Loan Counseling - This is required for all graduates who have borrowed under the Federal Stafford Loan Program(s). Before you graduate you must complete this process in person or online at the Student Direct Loan website - https://studentloans.gov/ & click on "Exit Counseling". FAFSA Workshops - All students who need help completing their FAFSA are invited to attend a workshop on campus in the Success Center. For specific dates and times, please click on Important Info & Dates, or call the F.A. Office.

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