Loans and Other Funding

There are loans and funding available for both credit students - those who pursue a degree, and non-credit students who register for trainings or professional development courses. 

Subsidized & Unsubsidized Student Loans

The Department of Ed issues low interest loans to students who are eligible.  Financial need is determined by first filing the FAFSA @ https://studentaid.gov as early as every Oct.1.

Click here to learn the ins & outs of loan rates, programs, etc.

Complete a FAFSA FIRST:

  1. Student submits yearly Loan History Form to Fin Aid office after the FAFSA is processed by CCC.
  2. Student accepts loan amount in CCC Student Portal.

 

Complete a FAFSA FIRST:

  1. Student accepts loan amount in CCC Student Portal after the FAFSA is processed by CCC.

Go to studentaid.gov 

Sign in w/ your FSA ID

  1. Click COMPLETE AID PROCESS
  2. Complete the Entrance Counseling
  3. Complete Master Promissory Note

Go to studentaid.gov 

Provides important information preparing you to repay federal student loans or PLUS loans.  Exit counseling is necessary each time you drop below 1/2 time enrollment, graduate, or leave school.

Federal Direct Parent Loan

Parent Loan (PLUS) : What is it?

Parent PLUS Application : Apply here.  Parent logs in!

First Name Middle Initial Last Name
MM/DD/YYYY
Where can we reach you at easily? INCLUDE AREA CODE
NON School email address
 

 

 

In order to aid borrowers who pursued a public service career, BestColleges.com created a streamlined guide.  Contact CCC Financial Aid if we can help.

The Sallie Mae Smart Option private student loan is now available as a financing option for any persons enrolled in training through Community and Workforce Development/Non-credit courses and certificates.  This option is an alternative to paying out-of-pocket for trainings and professional development education.

Apply directly at https://www.salliemae.com/.  All terms and conditions of the loan will be determined at the time student applies.

Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) starts with the presumption that all individuals with disabilities can benefit from vocational rehabilitation services and should have opportunities to work in jobs integrated within their communities.  Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors guide individuals through service programs they need to reach their employment goal.

Please visit http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr for details.

The OneWorkSource Centers offer funding for career related education for eligible people. Anyone looking for ways to upgrade their career can utilize their free services. Special funding is available for laid off workers.

Contact OneWorkSource at 518-561-0430 ext. 3060 or email kathy.bishop@clintoncountygov.com.

 *Alternative loans are to be used as a last resort, after exhausting all federal and state financial aid and federal loans.  Be sure to compare interest rates and terms of each loan before you choose a lender.

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