Welcome to the Financial Aid Office


Completing FAFSA applications in the Lowell Office


Welcome to Middlesex Community College's Department of Financial Aid. We are here to help you through the financial aid process and provide information that will walk you through the process. Please review the information below regarding financial aid.


COVID-19 Information

Student Financial Services is committed to assisting you through this difficult time. It's not too late to file for grant aid, and we at Middlesex Community College SFS are here to take your call, respond to email or support you with a Zoom email meeting with a Financial Aid Counselor or Financial Wellness Specialist. Even though we are physically closed for in-person meetings, we are available for Zoom chats! To set up an appointment, please contact us at:

studentaccounts@middlesex.mass.edu
financialaid@middlesex.mass.edu
financialwellness@middlesex.mass.edu

Information on Student Accounts can be found here: www.middlesex.mass.edu/studentaccounts
Information on Fin. Aid is located at: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/financialaid
Need assistance with advising? Visit www.middlesex.mass.edu/advising
Need assistance with registration? Log into MyMCC/My Registration or email registrar@middlesex.mass.edu

 

MCC's COVID-19 Information page can be found here:

https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/disclosurestatements/covid_19.aspx

Click on the MCC Cares tab to find out information on community and government support.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE FINANCIAL AID PROCESS:

HOW WILL STUDENTS KNOW THE TYPE AND AMOUNT OF AID THEY WILL RECEIVE?

  • The Office of Financial aid will notify students of their estimated award via:
    • MCC email *
    • The MCC portal called MyMCC

* It is very important students check their MCC email account for communication from the Financial Aid office. There are deadlines to make any necessary corrections or provide us with additional information as needed to complete a financial aid file

WHEN WILL STUDENTS BE NOTIFIED OF THEIR ESTIMATED AWARD:

  • Summer 2020 (2019-2020 FAFSA must be received by the Financial Aid office no later than June 15)
      • approximately 2 weeks after enrollment in classes
  • Fall 2020 (2020-2021 FAFSA* must be received by the Financial Aid office no later than June 15, 2021)
    • estimated awards, for students who have enrolled, will begin the first weeks of June 2020

* FAFSA opens October 1, year. Preferred filing date for the 2020-2021 Academic year is May 15, 2020. This date has been extended due to COVID-19 pandemic to:

HOW TO I APPLY FOR AID?

  • The starting point to be considered for federal financial aid begins with completing a FAFSA form online. A new FAFSA is required for each academic year. 

    FAFSA INFORMATION

Ensure your FAFSA is submitted for the correct academic year, and you have confirmation that your FAFSA was successfully submitted.

  • MCC will receive your FAFSA electronically in approximately 5-7 business days.

Students and parent(s) when applicable must both complete a FAFSA, each using their own FSA-ID. Click here for FSA-ID assistance.

  • Parents should use an email address different than students.
  • Independent students will not be required to provide parent information.
  • The FAFSA application process will help determine if you are an independent or dependent student.
  • Please contact FAFSA for assistance with setting or resetting your FSA-ID and/or Password. 
  • Please contact the MCC financial aid team if you need assistance with completing the FAFSA or visit one of our offices.
  • OFFICE LOCATIONS - Please review information on this page in regard to COVID 19 and how it affects office hours and locations

Where is MCC's financial aid office?

  • We have two offices - one in Lowell and one in Bedford
  • The Bedford campuses office is building 9, first floor.
  • The Lowell campuses office is in the Cowan building on the 3rd floor (see below for contact information).
CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Summer Financial Aid Hours are:
    • Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 5:00 p.m. Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 NOON
  • UCHAT
    • Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 NOON

You can visit or contact either office regardless of where you attend classes for information and/or help with the financial aid process.

Please ensure you check your MCC email account. You will receive emails regarding your financial aid award and may receive emails asking for more information that may be required from you in order to complete your application.

Choose from one of the links below for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions FAFSA website and How to apply for financial aid?
FAFSA help and workshops Billing/Student accounts
Book advance information
Federal work study information
FERPA - privacy policy Grants
Loans Who is my financial aid advisor
How do I accept loans? Veterans resources
Important deadlines Forms
How do I register for classes MCC inter-campus shuttle schedule
Net price calculator
Scholarships
Summer sessions
Other important websites
Waiving health insurance fee MCC Bookstore Bedford Campus
Withdrawal policy MCC Bookstore Lowell Campus
Satisfactory academic progress information  

OFFICE LOCATIONS

Bedford Campus
591 Springs Rd
Building #9, ground floor
Bedford, MA 01730
Phone 781-280-3650
Fax 781-280-3603 - Please contact the office before sending any fax

Lowell Campus
33 Kearney Square
Cowan Building 3rd floor
Lowell, MA 01852
Phone: 978-656-3242
Fax: 978-656-3322 - Please contact the office before sending any fax

contact us via email at: financialaid@middlesex.mass.edu

Last Modified: 7/28/20