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Pell Grant funding now available in the summer

Current Austin Community College (ACC) students can begin to apply for additional Pell Grant funding now available for summer courses. Funding is accessible for students who have used their entire financial aid award during the … Continue reading

Apply now for fall scholarships; deadline is April 1

Now is the time to apply for scholarships for the 2018-19 school year. The Austin Community College Foundation offers hundreds of scholarships for a variety of majors and circumstances (see below). Apply early The deadline … Continue reading

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Faculty & staff: Boost your financial aid savvy at May workshops

ACC faculty and staff are invited to learn the ins and outs of student financial aid at workshops offered May 16 and 18 at three campuses. At Pathways to Dollars and $en$e, staff from the … Continue reading

ACC financial aid specialists offer free FAFSA help

The Austin Community College (ACC) Financial Aid Office is hosting workshops to help students and their families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA Frenzy workshops are available at all campuses … Continue reading

Reminder: Classes must be on degree plan for financial aid

With registration for spring classes underway, Austin Community College is reminding students that they can only receive federal financial aid for courses that are on their degree plan. See answers to common questions about course … Continue reading

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FAFSA opens earlier, easier application Oct. 1

Current and future Austin Community College students can submit the 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning October 1 instead of waiting until January 1. The new schedule gives students more time to … Continue reading

Best Colleges for Federal Work Study Employment

Student Loan Report: Best Colleges for Federal Work Study Employment The average college student leaves school with a hefty total of $28,000 in student loan debt. When looking at the big picture, student loan debt appears … Continue reading

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New Money Management Office helps students master financial matters

With the help of a $1.7 million Department of Education grant, Austin Community College’s Student Money Management Office is taking aim at one of the biggest roadblocks to students earning a degree. “Paying for college … Continue reading

Questions about paying for college? Financial Aid TV offers 24/7 help

Austin Community College students can now take advantage of Financial Aid TV, (FATV), a collection of more than 200 brief online videos with answers to common questions about financial aid, paying for college, and money … Continue reading

FAFSA frenzy at Austin Community College

Fox 7: FAFSA frenzy at Austin Community College

Earn money for college through City of Austin savings program

Austin Community College students and employees who are Austin residents are eligible to receive up to $4,000 for education expenses through a city-sponsored savings program. The City of Austin’s matched savings account program encourages students … Continue reading

ACC hosts open house for students wanting to enroll for fall

Destination: ACC Saturday is a one-day event for students to complete registration The Austin Community College District is hosting an open house for students who want to sign up for fall classes but haven’t started … Continue reading

ACC Opens New College Destination Center to Help Students

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ACC opening pop-up help center for prospective students

KXAN: ACC opening pop-up help center for prospective students

ACC hosts open house at new pop-up help center

KEYE: ACC hosts open house at new pop-up help center

ACC launches pop-up help center for college and career planning

College Destination Center @ACC provides one-on-one assistance for those starting college The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) new pop-up resource center offers individualized help for college and career planning needs. The College Destination Center @ACC … Continue reading

ACC Opens Center to Help Reduce ‘Summer Melt’

KUT: ACC Opens Center to Help Reduce ‘Summer Melt’

Attend Free Student Loan Exit Counseling Workshop, May 1 or 13

If you’re graduating or transferring at the end of spring 2014 and borrowed a student loan along the way, the Financial Aid Office recommends you attend a free Student Loan Exit Counseling workshop, either May … Continue reading

Apply for ACC Foundation Scholarships Using New Online System

The Austin Community College Foundation offers a new online scholarship application. Visit https://austincc.academicworks.com now to apply. To start the new, streamlined application, log in with your ACCeID and password. Once you complete a short form … Continue reading

Applying for Financial Aid is Free, Beware of Scam Mail

ACC does not endorse or work with any scholarship or financial aid search services that charge a fee of any kind. Read this story for more info about applying for financial aid at ACC for free. Continue reading

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