Welcome to the Student Financial Aid

We hope that the material you find here is helpful and easy to use. You will find not only a wealth of information regarding the policies and procedures meant to help you make the most of your GTCC Financial Aid experience, but also helpful links that will point you to external resources to further assist you as you put together the package you need for funding your Guilford Tech education.

GTCC School Code: 004838

Important Deadlines

New and Continuing Students:

The Fall 2015 deadline has now passed. However, you may still attend. You will have to make alternate payment arrangements and then be reimbursed with financial aid once your file has been processed.

New and Continuing Students: Spring FAFSA and all requested documents must be submitted by December 10!

March 15 – Complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on-line at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Your signature must be received by the Department of Education by the 15th via paper signature page or electronically sign using your FSA ID.

2016 Spring Deadlines

November 30, 2015 – Last chance FAFSA deadline – This is the last date a student can file a FAFSA and be processed in time for the Spring semester. Students filing their FAFSAs after this date are responsible for paying their tuition out of pocket.

December 10, 2015 – Students that met the FAFSA filing deadline must submit all requested documentation by this date. Students submitting their requested documentation after this date are responsible for paying their tuition out of pocket.

To see if you are missing any requested documents please log in to your Web Advisor and under Financial Aid in the left side column, select “My Documents”. If you do not know how or are having difficulty logging in to your Web Advisor please email eLearning@gtcc.edu. During business hours, call (336) 334-4822 Option 3. After business hours, call the 24/7 help line at 1-866-826-3748. For self-service assistance, go to My Account.

Please do not delay in completing your paperwork as this will prevent your Financial Aid from being awarded. To discuss your options please come speak to a Financial Aid Advisor or call 336-334-4822 Option 3.

Things To Know

New FSA ID replaces Department of Education PIN

Beginning May 2015, students, parents, and borrowers are required to use an FSA ID, made up of a username and password, to access certain U.S. Department of Education websites. Your FSA ID is used to confirm your identity when accessing your financial aid information and electronically signing your federal student aid documents. Here are instructions on How to Create an FSA IDStill have questions?

New Steps to Accept your Loans

You may have been offered a Subsidized and/or Unsubsidized Stafford Loan as part of your financial aid package. This is ONLY an offer to show you your potential eligibility for student loans. You are not required to accept this offer. However, if you do want to accept this offer, you must complete 4 steps read more…

How do I Check My Financial Aid?

For instructions on how to view your status and missing documents click here. You should check your Titan Live email daily to ensure that you are not missing any communications from the Financial Aid Office. We send very important information to you on a regular basis. If you are not checking your Titan email, then you may be missing vital information.

Disbursement Dates

You can find the disbursement dates for the 2015-2016 year and other information you need to know in the Award Letter Supplement.  Read more (PDF)…

Tuition Deferment Program

The Tuition Deferment program is designed to assist students who do not have or are awaiting financial aid eligibility and need help with paying their tuition and fee charges. Read more…

Emergency Loan Program

The emergency loan program has changed. The limit is $250 and all emergencies must be documented. For more information please review the policy and procedures at Emergency Loan Program.

ATTENTION Loan Borrowers, Did you know?...

There are many different ways that you can get answers to all of your financial aid questions. For instance, do you want to know how much you have borrowed in Federal Stafford Loans? Then visit NSLDS. The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) has all the information you need on your prior loans and Pell grants. You can find out lender information, how to make payment arrangements, establish forebearance/deferment or to simply find out if you have remaining eligibility. Go visit NSLDS today to learn more.

Please contact Financial Aid if you have any questions 336-334-4822 Option 3 or email at: finaid@gtcc.edu