Application l FAFSA Process

FAFSA | Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FAFSA Assistance

For FAFSA help  - click FAFSA Assistance 

2021-22 Academic Year: Fall quarter 2021 through summer quarter 2022.
Is the 2021-22 FAFSA currently available?  YES
2022-23 Academic Year
: Fall quarter 2022 through summer quarter 2023.
Is the 2022-22 FAFSA currently available?  Will be available Oct. 1, 2021.

Metropolitan Community College school code: 004432

Application Process For Federal Student Aid at MCC

FAFSA on the Web and myStudentAid mobile app:

  1. Complete and submit the FAFSA at Be sure to list Metropolitan Community College's school code: 004432 on your FAFSA.  You will need to have your FSA ID username and password to complete your FAFSA on the web. If you need to retrieve your FSA username or password, go to My FSA ID)  For additional information you may need to know to fill out the FAFSA go to

  2. After the Federal Processor sends MCC a copy of your processed FAFSA data, we will send you a letter directing you to review your Checklist using your Financial Aid Self-Service to see if you have any actions items to complete to receive a financial aid Offer Letter.  Financial Aid Self-Service will help guide you through the financial aid process at MCC.  Please submit all required documents as quickly as possible.

  3.  After your documents have been reviewed, we will determine whether you are ready to be awarded or whether we need additional information from you (we will contact you if we do).

  4.  After you have been awarded, we will notify you by your MCC email address that your Offer Letter is available for your review and your award data will appear in My Way under My Services - Financial Aid - Self-Service Fin Aid.

To complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA you will need to gather the following information:

  • 2019 Income Information (including self, spouse, or parent, if dependent)
  • 2019 records of earned income
  • 2019 Social Security documentation
  • 2019 Child Support documents (paid and/or received)
  • Any other 2019 untaxed income documentation (disability benefits, workers' compensation, etc.)
  • Current balance of cash, savings and checking
  • Net worth of all investments such as stocks, bonds, real estate (not your residence), businesses and investment farms

Priority Deadlines for completing and submitting the FAFSA

  • Fall quarter: July 1

  • Winter quarter: Oct. 1

  • Spring quarter: Jan. 1

  • Summer quarter: March 1

    Video: How to create an FSA ID