Financial Aid

 STEPS TO FINANCIAL AID 

  • Students and Parents - File your 2015 Income Tax Return for the 2017-2018 school year
  • Complete 2017-2018 FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
    • Select South Plains College with school code (003611)
    • Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (It will remain unavailable for the 2017-2018 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

 

2018-2019 FAFSA is available -- 2016 tax data is required.

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool will be available for the 2018-2019 FAFSA.

 

WHICH FAFSA DO I FILL OUT?

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

Fall 2017                                                              Fall 2018

Spring 2018                                                        Spring 2019

Summer 2018                                                    Summer 2019

 

THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN EMAILS

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

 

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.