Summer 2021 Specific Information
Pell Grants are available in some cases. Our office will automatically award you the maximum Pell Grant for which you are eligible.
Student loans are available if you did not borrow your full annual loan limit during the fall and spring semesters OR you advance grade levels (move from Freshman to Sophomore).
The summer term is considered the end of an academic year. You may receive financial aid for summer courses if:
You are enrolled at least half-time as a degree-seeking student at DCC (6 credits for undergraduates), Limited exceptions.
You are maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress;
You have remaining (unused) eligibility from the fall and spring term;
You have filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 20/21 award year by June 30 2021; and
After you have registered for your summer term courses, you will need to complete and submit the application for Summer Aid.