Financial Aid

 STEPS TO FINANCIAL AID 

  • Complete 2018-2019 FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov (Requires 2016 tax data)
    • Select South Plains College with school code (003611)
    • Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (It will remain unavailable for the 2017-2018 school year, however it is available for the 2018-2019 school year.)
  • Check DAILY for emails on the student and parent email accounts provided on the FAFSA; including the student's SPC account
  • If selected for Verification, please follow the SPC Verification Process
  • Submit Official High School Transcript with Graduation Date to Admissions and Records
  • If a loan is needed, click here

  

WHICH FAFSA DO I FILL OUT?

2017-2018--(requires 2015 tax data)             2018-2019--(requires 2016 tax data)

Summer 2018                                                             Fall 2018

                                                                                      Spring 2019

                                                                                      Summer 2019

 

THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN EMAILS

  • All award notifications are sent via email
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress status notification 

 

*** IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR RETURNING STUDENTS ONLY  ***

IF YOU ARE A RETURNING SPC STUDENT, YOUR 2018-2019 AWARDS WILL BE REASSESSED BASED ON YOUR PREVIOUS SEMESTERS AT SPC AS OUR NEW COMPUTER SYSTEM IS UPDATED. 

 

PRIORITY DATES

Fall & Spring Semesters                    June 10

Spring Semester Only                       October 15

Summer Session                                 March 1

Priority Dates--Dates by which all students should complete their files to be considered for all types of aid, including limited funding for some grants and on-campus jobs; also, the date to ensure that funding will be available for the pre-registration payment due date and open registration.