Financial Aid

A college education is one of the most important investments anyone can make. Schoolcraft College understands that students often need help to finance their education. Financial aid programs can provide students with options that may assist them in meeting educational expenses and achieving their educational goals.

Free FAFSA & Financial Aid Open Houses in June, July & August

Confused about completing the FAFSA? Come to one of our free open house events this summer and receive professional help to complete your 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  • FAFSA Open House Schedule

SC Educational Grant

application now available online at

A limited number of grants are awarded each academic year to students who demonstrate financial need. If you are in need of additional assistance, you may complete the General Scholarship application then “apply to” the SC Educational Grant opportunity.

2015 Summer Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Refunds

Financial Aid refunds will begin to be released for: 

  • Summer 2015: August 14th
  • Fall 2015: October 9th

Please Note: These dates are subject to change. Any change will be reflected here and on WebAdvisor.

New! - As of 5/10/15, the
FSA ID has replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN. Learn how to your create your FSA ID. 

Next Steps

Basically there are two types of financial assistance: need-based and non-need-based aid. Need-based aid uses a formula to determine a family’s financial strength and eligibility for a program. Non-need-based aid does not consider financial strength but may take into consideration other factors such as grade-point average.

  • Who is Eligible for Financial Aid?

  • 1. Fill Out FAFSA

  • 2. Receive and Review Your SAR

  • 3. Respond to Need Inquiries and Verification

  • 4. Receive Award Notification

  • 5. Stay in Touch

It is important to note that along with the benefits that financial aid offers, there are rights and responsibilities for the recipients. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the basic rights and responsibilities of financial aid as well as those that are specific to any type of aid you receive.


  • Important DateStarting 5/10/15 FSA ID will replace Federal Student Aid PIN
  • Important DateFall Only & Fall and Winter Loan Requests available starting 5/11/15
  • Important DateLast Day to submit a Summer Loan Request is 7/10/15
  • Important DateSummer ’15 Financial Aid Bookstore dates: 6/26/15-7/17/15
  • Important DateFall ’15 Financial Aid Bookstore dates: 8/10/15-9/25/15

Frequently Asked Questions

Mon-Thu: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Additional evening office hours are available during walk-in registration.

Financial Aid Office
McDowell Center, MC260
P: 734-462-4433
F: 734-462-4527

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