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Frequently Asked Questions

Please click Check Your Financial Aid Status for detailed information.

Yes, you must present photo identification to obtain information concerning your file. No one else may obtain information about your file without written authorization from you, the student. You may obtain an authorization to release information form from the Enrollment Services office.

Please click Apply for Student Loans for detailed information.

Financial Aid is not transferable. A transfer student must add MCC’s school code 002615 on their FAFSA by logging into www.fafsa.gov

No, Visiting students are not eligible for Financial Aid at MCC. Students must be degree seeking to receive financial aid.

Go to www.fafsa.gov to access your financial aid application. You will need to add the federal school code for MCC which is 002615.

You must be enrolled as follows to be considered for financial aid.

Full Time 12 or more credits Federal, State & Institutional Aid
Half-Time to Three-Quarter Time 6-11 credits Federal, State & Institutional Aid
Less Than Half-time 1-5 credits Federal Aid Only (Pell Grant)

All students will be considered for federal, state, and institutional grants, and scholarships. Federal loans are available to all eligible students regardless of income.

The Financial Aid Office can be reached by telephone at (732) 906-2520 ext. 3520 or email us at faid@middlesexcc.edu.

Federal and state aid eligibility are based on formulas that take into account: family income, family size, assets, and the number in college. Federal loans are available to all eligible students regardless of family income.

Federal aid will not fund more than 30 credits of developmental courses. State aid will not fund more than five semesters of attendance at the community college level.

No, you can visit Enrollment Services located in West Hall at Edison campus, or Enrollment Services in Perth Amboy and New Brunswick centers. If you need help filling out FAFSA, please click “Free FAFSA Help”.

The Financial Aid Office must recalculate your eligibility based upon the date of withdrawal. You may owe a balance to the College. You must officially withdraw from the college online or by visiting Enrollment Services in West Hall at Edison campus, or Enrollment Services in Perth Amboy and New Brunswick centers.