Financial Aid and Scholarships at CCC Clackamas Community College remains one of the best educational values in the Northwest. Our College Code is 004878. Our tuition and fees are a fraction of student costs at four-year schools. And if you need assistance, financial aid can play a big role in helping you achieve your educational goals. Scholarships, grants, loans, work-study, Información de ayuda financier en espaňol and Veterans Aid options make the CCC experience attainable to a broad student base. Try our Net Price Calculator The financial aid process may take up to12 weeks. All CCC required documentation must be submitted by the following dates to ensure funding for that term. June 24, 2013: Fall Term Recommended Deadline for Financial Aid paperwork. September 30, 2013: Winter Term Recommended Deadline for Financial Aid paperwork. January 6, 2014: Spring Term Recommended Deadline for Financial Aid paperwork. Note: The Fall Term Financial Aid Recommended Deadline has passed (June 24, 2013). If you missed the recommended deadline for the term, we recommend you start the following term if you are relying solely on financial aid for your educational costs. If you have attended multiple institutions and CCC is your 4th institution or you have taken out student loans close to $26,000, you must request official transcripts from all institutions you have attended be sent to CCC for evaluation. Latest News and Updates from the Department of Education: The Development, Relief, and Education of Alien Minors (DREAM) Act proposed in 2001 is still pending. An alternative solution has been developed. Read more about the alternative solution. Effective July 1, 2013, the law limits the benefits of the Direct Loan subsidy to an aggregated period of no more than 150% of program length for new borrowers. Once that limit has been exceeded, a student may borrow only unsubsidized loans, and will begin to incur interest charges on outstanding subsidized loans. New borrower is defined as a student who has no outstanding principal balance on a Direct Loan or FFEL Loan on July 1, 2013, or on the date the borrower obtains a Direct Loan after July 1, 2013. The Department of Education will determine whether a student is a new borrower based on information it will already have. The three-year subsidized loan period is the same for part time and full time students (i.e. attending half-time will not extend your loan period). As of July 1, 2012, the Ability-to-Benefit is no longer applicable to financial aid. In order to receive financial aid, students must now have a High School Diploma, GED, or meet the requirement for the completion of home schooling (Note: Modified High School Diploma is not eligible for financial aid) The Department of Education is recommending that students link to the IRS when completing their FAFSA online. The federal government has a new Satisfactory Academic Policy. Not only do students have to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0, students must now be at 67% pace towards completing their degree. Life Time Eligibility of Pell is at 600%. This means if you are attending school full time, you are eligible up to 6 years of Pell. If you have been a Pell Grant recipient prior years, this change may affect you. Important Dates and Latest News at CCC: Fall Term disbursements will begin on Friday, September 27, 2013. Fall Term Short-term book loan applications will be available Monday, September 23 through Friday, October 11th. Note: Short-term loan vouchers will not be disbursed prior to the first day of the term. January 1, 2014: Apply for 2014-2015 Financial Aid (www.fafsa.gov).