Applying for Financial Aid Checklist

  • Apply for admission to FSCC
  • Create an FSA ID at, for yourself and your parent. Your FSA ID will be used throughout your college career; therefore, it is imperative that you keep this information in a safe and accessible place
  • Submit the FAFSA at

    Submit the FAFSA AFTER you and your parents have filed taxes

    Deadline dates to submit a FAFSA are: July 1 for fall semester and December 1 for spring semester

    Items you will need:

    • Previous year’s tax returns for yourself and your parent(s)
      (NEW: Tax returns will not be needed if the Data Retrieval Tool is used. Click here for more details)
    • FSA ID for yourself and your parent(s)
    • FSCC's school code - 001916
  • Submit all official transcripts to the Registrar's Office
    • HS Transcript/GED
    • Previous colleges/vocational schools
  • Check the status of your financial aid by logging into your GIZMO account and FSCC email
  • Submit any other required documents needed by the Financial Aid Office