Student Financial Services

The Student Financial Services Office staff recognizes that education is an investment in your future. We are committed to working with you to identify and secure all eligible funding so that you can achieve your education goals.

WMCC/NHHEAF Financial Aid Information Sessions:

White Mountains Community College (WMCC) and the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF) Center for College Planning are partnering to present evening Financial Aid Information sessions:

 Tuesday November 16 (6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

WMCC Berlin Campus

2020 Riverside Drive

Berlin NH 03570

 

Wednesday November 17 (6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

WMCC Littleton Academic Center

646 Union Street

Littleton NH 03561

Interested students and family members are welcome to attend.  The program will provide the opportunity to learn about the process of applying for financial aid and the different types of financial aid that is available for all college students. WMCC and NHHEAF staff members will be available to provide important information and answer questions.

A few things you should know:

  • You must apply for financial aid each academic year.
  • You must be matriculated (formally accepted) into a financial aid eligible program (16 credits or more).
  • You must be enrolled in a minimum of (6) credits per semester to receive federal loans funds.
  • ALL matriculated students may be eligible for some types of federal aid.
  • The preferred deadline for applying for financial aid is May 1, 2021 for the School/Academic year of June 2021-May 2022.
  • Contact Angela Labonte, Assistant Financial Aid Director at 603-342-3041 or wmccfinancialaid@ccsnh.edu if you have any questions.
     

How to Apply for Financial Aid

The 2021-2022 Financial Aid Year runs June 2021-May 2022

If you will be attending Summer 2021, Fall 2021 or Spring 2022, you will need to complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA. The 2021-2022 FAFSA is now available to complete.

Click the following link for an online FAFSA Tutorial

Complete your Financial Aid Application using the following steps:

  1. Create an FSA ID here. The FSA ID serves as your electronic signature; you will need to remember your FSA ID for future use.
  1. Complete the FAFSA here. White Mountains Community College school code is 005291
  1. Your Student Aid Report (SAR), which is a record of the information you submitted on the FAFSA, should arrive via email approximately one week after the date your FAFSA was filed online. If you do not receive your SAR, call 1-800-433-3243. (This report is for your records only; WMCC will receive a copy electronically).
    • Review your SAR for any incorrect information. Corrections can be made by logging into your FAFSA.
    • The Financial Aid Office will contact you via mail IF additional information is required after your FAFSA is received.
    • Note: If additional information is requested, your financial aid cannot be determined until that information is received and processed. Therefore, please submit any required information as soon as possible.
  1. You must be accepted into an eligible certificate or degree program prior to being awarded financial aid. You should receive an award letter which lists your estimated financial aid approximately three to four weeks after you are accepted into an eligible certificate or degree program AND your SAR information is received at WMCC (If you complete your FAFSA before mid-April, you will not receive your award letter until the end of May or three to four weeks after you have submitted all required documentation.
  2. If you elected to accept Stafford loans, complete Loan Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note.

Additional Notes of Interest:

  • Refunds are usually not available until approximately 45 days into the semester.
  • Details will be posted in January about anticipated federal funds for spring, as a result of the December 2020 US Congressional legislation: Congressional agreement on COVID-19 would give higher ed $23 billion. 
New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF)
Our colleagues at NHHEAF have made themselves available to assistant students all over the state in completing the FAFSA. If you would like assistance, please reach out to:
The NHHEAF Network
4 Barrell Court
Concord, NH 03301
Tel: 603-225-6612