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Apply for Financial Aid

At Bunker Hill Community College, the Financial Aid Office is committed to assisting students and their families meet the costs of a college education. Bunker Hill Community College participates in a wide variety of federal, state, and private financial aid programs.

Steps to receive Financial Aid

a. Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) using BHCC’s school code of 011210 by visiting studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

b. Within 5 business days, you will be notified in writing if you need to submit additional documents such as your IRS tax transcript. You can also check if you need to submit additional documents by logging on to https://selfservice.bhcc.edu/Student/ and clicking on the Financial Aid tab.

c. Turn all your required documents before the Priority Deadlines. You can upload your documents on the Financial Aid Form Upload page or in person in Student Central once the school reopens.

a. Once your financial aid file is completed and a counselor reviews it, your will receive an email notifying you that your financial aid award letter is ready.

b. Log onto https://selfservice.bhcc.edu to view your financial aid award letter

c. Your financial aid is awarded based on full-time enrollment. Please note that if you enroll in less than 12 credits, your financial aid will likely be adjusted.

d. If you need to apply for additional financial aid in the form of student loans, please complete your Loan Entrance Counseling and Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) at www.studentloans.gov. Then, submit your loan request amount through https://selfservice.bhcc.edu.

a. Your actual financial aid dollars will be credited to your account during the middle of the semester after your enrollment level has been verified, book charges have been added to your account and all NA grades have been reported by your professors. This generally happens in late October for fall semester and in early April for the spring semester.

a. File a FAFSA every year. A FAFSA needs to be completed annually in order to continue to receive federal financial aid.

b. You must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) on a yearly basis to continue to be eligible for financial aid. You can find SAP information on the Issues That May Affect Your Financial Aid page. 

Financial Aid Dates to Remember for students taking classes in Summer 2022

Priority 1 Deadline: 

Your 2021-2022 FAFSA and financial aid file should be complete by April 30, 2022 to prepare for on time registration.

Priority 2 Deadline:

To receive notification of your financial aid award before the start of summer classes, your financial aid file must be complete by May 28, 2022.

Final Deadline:

All Financial aid documents for the 2021-2022 year must be complete by June 18, 2022. Students submitting 2021-2022 documents after June 18, 2022 may not be eligible for aid.

Important Information

Please be sure to complete BOTH the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 FAFSA at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa. BHCC’s school code is 011210 and must be included on your FAFSA for our office to receive your information.  It takes 3-5 business days for BHCC to receive your FAFSA information once you have filed.  It can take up to three weeks for your financial aid file to be reviewed once your file is complete.

Remember that getting a financial aid is a process that takes time! 

Financial Aid Dates to Remember for students taking classes in September 2022

Priority 1 Deadline

Your 2022-2023 FAFSA and financial aid file should be complete by April 30, 2022 to prepare for on time registration. 

Priority 2 Deadline

To receive notification of your financial aid award before the Fall 2022 bill due date, your financial aid file must be complete by July 29, 2022.

Priority 3 Deadline

To receive notification of your financial aid award before the start of Fall 2022 classes, your financial aid file must be complete by August 19, 2022

Important Information

Please be sure to complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa. BHCC’s school code is 011210 and must be included on your FAFSA for our office to receive your information.  It takes 3-5 business days for BHCC to receive your FAFSA information once you have filed.  It can take up to three weeks for your financial aid file to be reviewed once your file is complete.

Financial Aid Dates to Remember for students taking classes in January 2023

Priority 1 Deadline

Your 2022-2023 FAFSA and financial aid file should be complete by October 14, 2022 to prepare for on time registration.

Priority 2 Deadline

To receive notification of your financial aid award before the Spring 2023 bill due date, your financial aid file must be complete by November 18, 2022.

Priority 3 Deadline

To receive notification of your financial aid award before the first day of Spring 2023 classes, your financial aid file must be complete by January 9, 2023. 

Important Information

Please be sure to complete BOTH the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 FAFSA at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa. BHCC’s school code is 011210 and must be included on your FAFSA for our office to receive your information.  It takes 3-5 business days for BHCC to receive your FAFSA information once you have filed.  It can take up to three weeks for your financial aid file to be reviewed once your file is complete.