FAFSA Workshops

Friday, January 19
Friday, February 9
Friday, March 2,
Friday, March 23
Friday, April 20
Friday, May 4

Students applying for Summer 2018 need to bring 2015 tax returns for themselves and parents if under 24. Students applying for Fall 2018 will need to bring 2016 tax returns.

FAFSA Deadline Documents Deadline
Summer 2018 May 1 May 29
Fall 2018 May 15 July 1

 

To qualify for financial aid you must first be enrolled at Wilkes Community College. If you have not already applied for admission, visit the Admissions page to complete the admissions process.

Once you are approved for financial aid, you must register for classes.

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Visit the US Department of Education's web site to apply for aid online (FAFSA ). Students will be considered for all aid programs available through the college (as described in this section) except certain scholarship or loan programs.

Continuation of financial aid from one academic year to the next is not automatic. Students who plan to enroll in college for another year must re-apply for financial aid. Applications (Free Application for Federal Student Aid and the WCC Scholarship Application) will be available after January 1.

The WCC Financial Aid Office offers information sessions each semester to assist student's with the application process for financial aid. If you are interested, contact 336-838-6144 for more information.

As a student, you have been issued a WCC Student email account and a WebAdvisor account. It is important that you attempt logging into these accounts NOW and begin checking each regularly. The financial aid office will use the WCC email account to communicate information regarding your financial aid award. Instructions on how to login in to each account is located at www.wilkescc.edu/WCCProwler
The U.S. Department of Education has made it easy for students to apply for federal aid. Applications are completed online using the previous years tax returns (ex. 2015-16 school year uses 2014 taxes). Here are some tips to help you with the process.

  • Currently you must have a FSA Username and Password in order to apply for financial aid. This can be set up here.
  • Dependent students must have a username and password and a parent must also have a username and password. Both a student and a parent user id and password must be used to submit your FAFSA.
  • You can work on your FAFSA and save your work without submitting it. You will be given instructions on how to save it. You can return at a later time to complete your FAFSA.

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2018-19 (Fall 2018, Spring and Summer 2019)

To access these electronic forms, you will need to provide a valid email address. If you were required to use your parents' tax information, you will use the "Dependent" forms.

2018-19 High School Completion Status - Dependent
2018-19 High School Completion Status - Independent
2018-19 Marital Status Verification - Dependent
2018-19 Marital Status Verification - Independent
2018-19 Verification of Non-Filer - Dependent/Student
2018-19 Verification of Non-Filer - Dependent/Parent
2018-19 Verification of Non-Filer - Independent
2018-19 Household Members & Number in College - Dependent
2018-19 Household Members & Number in College - Independent
2018-19 Verification of IRA Pension Rollover - Dependent
2018-19 Verification of IRA Pension Rollover - Independent
2018-19 Verification of Bachelor's Degree

2017-18 (Fall 2017, Spring and Summer 2018)

To access these electronic forms, you will need to provide a valid email address. If you were required to use your parents' tax information, you will use the "Dependent" forms.

2017-18 High School Completion Status - Dependent
2017-18 High School Completion Status - Independent
2017-18 Marital Status Verification - Dependent
2017-18 Marital Status Verification - Independent
2017-18 Verification of Non-Filer - Dependent/Student
2017-18 Verification of Non-Filer - Dependent/Parent
2017-18 Verification of Non-Filer - Independent
2017-18 Household Members & Number in College - Dependent
2017-18 Household Members & Number in College - Independent
2017-18 Verification of Bachelor's Degree

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal Forms

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Form
SAP Degree Evaluation Form

Contact Us

Wilkes Community College
Financial Aid
P.O. BOX 120
WILKESBORO , NC 28697

1328 S. Collegiate Dr., Wilkesboro, NC

Phone: 336-838-6144
Toll Free: 866-222-1548