How to Apply
Financial Aid

The FAFSA and other requirements need to be completed each academic year in order to be considered for PCOM scholarships and federal student loans.

Select the appropriate academic year:



For students enrolled in terms:

  • Summer 2017
  • Fall 2017
  • Winter 2018
  • Spring 2018

For students enrolled in terms:

  • Summer 2018
  • Fall 2018
  • Winter 2019
  • Spring 2019

Financial Aid Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for the majority of PCOM's financial aid resources and federal student loans, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The basic eligibility criteria for completing the FAFSA are:

View the Department of Education's complete list of eligibility criteria for federal student aid.

Where do I view financial aid information?

Nucleus is PCOM’s online communication center for students. Your Financial Aid Checklist within Nucleus is your central hub for financial aid information. Use your Financial Aid Checklist within Nucleus to complete outstanding requirements, accept your financial aid awards, and view your estimated cost of attendance.

How do I access the Financial Aid Checklist?

To access your Financial Aid Checklist:

  • Login to Nucleus.
    • Note: New students will receive their Nucleus login name and password via email within a couple weeks after confirming your acceptance with the PCOM Admissions Office by submitting your first tuition deposit.
  • Click on the “Resources for Students” tab.
  • Scroll down to the "Financial Aid" section in the right-hand column.
  • Under the "Financial Aid Checklist" heading, you will see a link instructing you to "Click here to view your financial aid checklist."
    • If prompted for additional login information when you click the link, your User ID is your PCOM Student Banner ID # (900XXXXXX) and your PIN is your birthdate in 6-digit format (MMDDYY).
  • You will now be looking at the Banner Self-Service section. Click the "Financial Aid" tab.
  • Select the appropriate academic year.
  • You will now be viewing your Financial Aid Checklist.