Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Financial Aid

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Basics

How do I apply for financial aid?
When should I apply for financial aid?
Does San Juan College have a deadline for applying for financial aid?
What is San Juan College's Federal School Code?
I applied for financial aid, but did not list San Juan College as one of the schools that should get a report. What do I do?
What happens if I miss the SJC April 1 priority application date?
Do I have to apply for financial aid every year?
If my parents are divorced, separated, or you were supported by "another person" am I required to complete parent information? Whose financial information should be used when I complete the FAFSA?
Do I have to be a US citizen in order to receive financial aid?
When will I find out how much financial aid I am receiving?
What happens if I completely withdraw after receiving financial aid? What happens if I drop hours after I receive financial aid for the semester?
Do I have to make satisfactory academic progress (SAP) in order to receive financial aid?
Do I need to let the Financial Aid Office know if I'm receiving additional funding from sources other than the Pell Grant?
Why does the Financial Aid Office put a hold on my account?
When will the Financial Aid Office send my San Juan College bill to me?
How can I find out the status of my child's financial aid file?
Why was my check less than my awarded amount?
What is Return to Title IV funds and how do I know if I will be required to repay this funding?
Do I have to claim Pell, Loans, Scholarships, or Work study wages on my Income Taxes?
I am transferring to San Juan College; does my financial aid automatically transfer with me?
Why do I keep receiving new award letters?
Am I eligible to receive financial aid if I attend summer classes?
How do I get my Personal Identification Number (PIN) for the FAFSA website?
How do I change my PIN number for the FAFSA?
How do I change my name on my FAFSA application?
How do I receive my financial aid?
I live by myself, why do I need to include my parents' information?
What if I only drop one class? How will this affect me?
Can I get a Pell Grant for the summer session?
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Loans

Does San Juan College participate in loan programs?
How do I apply for student loans?
Do I have to complete a Promissory Note in order to receive a student loan?
What is an Entrance or Exit Counseling?
What happens if I drop hours after I receive financial aid for the semester?
What happens if I completely withdraw after receiving financial aid?
Do I need to let the Financial Aid Office know if I'm receiving funding from a source other the Student Financial Aid?
Do I have to claim Pell, Loans, Scholarships, or Work study wages on my Income Taxes?
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Scholarships

What happens if I drop hours after I receive financial aid for the semester?
What happens if I completely withdraw after receiving financial aid?
Do I have to make satisfactory academic progress in order to receive financial aid?
Do I have to claim Pell, Loans, Scholarships, or Work study wages on my Income Taxes?
Do I need to let the Financial Aid Office know if I'm receiving funding from a source other the Student Financial Aid?
When do I receive my Native American scholarship?
Why was my Native American scholarship returned?
Who handles the Native American scholarships?
Do I submit my Native American scholarship applications to the Financial Aid Office?
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Workstudy

How do I apply for work-study?
Do I have to claim Pell Grant, loans, scholarships, or work-study wages on my income taxes?
What happens if I completely withdraw after receiving financial aid?
What happens if I drop below the required enrollment while on work-study?
Do I need to let the Financial Aid Office know if I'm receiving additional funding from another source other than the SJC financial aid office?
How many credits do I need to participate in the work-study program?
Can I work during spring break or the breaks between semesters?
When do we get paid for work-study?
Where can I find a timesheet, timesheet deadlines and pay dates?
Where would I look for job postings?
Do I have to work 20 hours per week?
Do I have to meet satisfactory academic progress requirements in order to receive financial aid, including work-study?