The time for filing for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now! File your FAFSA now!

Federal Title IV CODE for The Community College of Allegheny County - ALL CAMPUSES IS: 003231-00


Community College of Allegheny County offers several financial aid option to help ease the cost of tuition and fees. Financial Aid also seeks to help you acquire aid as simply as possible. CCAC administers various federal and state financial aid funds. Grants which do not require repayment, as well as loans and student employment programs, are available through the Office of Financial Aid. Financial Aid may only be used for educational purposes and to pay costs associated with attending CCAC.

If you are expecting to receive financial aid, you can review your pending financial aid at MyCCAC. Navigate to CCAC Central e-Services and select "Students". Then click on Financial Aid Self Service.

It is your responsibility to compare your financial aid award with your tuition and fee costs and if the financial aid is less than the total cost of tuition and fees the balance is due by the tuition due date.

If you are applying for a student loan you must also complete a Direct Loan Master Promissory Note and Student Loan Entrance Counseling in order for your loan to be processed.

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Important Dates

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Jun 1 2023
Jun 2 2023

Financial Onboarding

10:00 AM
Jun 14 2023

Financial Aid Appointments

Appointments are available virtually with one of our knowledgeable financial aid staff. Schedule an appointment through the Appointment Central.

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Federal Direct Student Loan Program

Direct Federal Stafford Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans are based on financial need as well as annual and aggregate limits. Find out more about these two federal loans and options for parental loans at the link below.


Eligibility for Debt Relief

What Is Federal Student Loan Debt Relief?

It’s a program that provides eligible borrowers with full or partial discharge of loans up to $20,000 to Federal Pell Grant recipients and up to $10,000 to non-Pell Grant recipients.

Who Qualifies?

  • Individuals who made less than $125,000 in 2021 or 2020
  • Families that made less than $250,000 in 2021 or 2020

If you filed federal taxes, your income requirements are based on your adjusted gross income (AGI), which tends to be lower than your total income. Your AGI can be found on line 11 of the IRS Form 1040.

How It Works

Apply today (but no later than Dec. 31, 2023). We’ll determine your eligibility and will contact you if we need more information. Your loan servicer will notify you when your relief has been processed.

Learn More About Student Loan Debt Relief

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Net Price Calculator

Using both institution-provided and student-entered data, this calculator will allow prospective students to calculate an estimated net price at an institution, defined as cost (price) of attendance minus grant and scholarship aid, based on what similar students paid in a previous year. Try it out below!

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Access Financial Aid Forms

The following financial aid forms can be downloaded and printed. Please note that completed forms need to be brought to the campus with any required documentation for the appropriate signatures where indicated or mailed or faxed to the campus for processing if your signature is the only one required.

Financial Aid Forms



Frequently Asked Questions

The Help Center contains information that addresses frequently asked questions such as considerations for financial aid, help applying and completing the forms, tax return documents, eligibility for financial aid, default on student loans, work-study applications, withdrawing or dropping a class, and information on receiving money.


Enrollment Services Office Hours

Students interested in enrolling at CCAC can meet with representative from Admissions, Advising, Registration, Financial Aid and Student Accounts all in one visit.

On-Site Hours

All Campuses

M-TH 8:30AM - 7:00PM

F 8:30AM - 4:30PM

2nd Saturday of every month 10:00AM - 1:00PM

SU Closed

Virtual Hours

M-TH 8:30AM - 7:00PM

F 8:30AM - 4:30PM

2nd Saturday of every month 10:00AM - 1:00PM

SU Closed

Contact Financial Aid

[email protected]

Schedule a Virtual Financial Aid Appointment




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