For students enrolled in terms: Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Winter 2020 and Spring 2020.
Click the links below for specific information and detailed instructions:
In order to be considered for the majority of PCOM's financial aid resources and federal student loans, you must complete the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The basic eligibility criteria for receiving federal student aid are:
myPCOM is PCOM’s online resource center for students.
Your Financial Aid Checklist within myPCOM is your central hub for financial aid information: complete outstanding
requirements, accept your financial aid awards and view your estimated cost of attendance.
To access your Financial Aid Checklist:
Use the timeline below as a general guide for completing financial aid requirements.
Important notes when completing the FAFSA:
SIGN AND SUBMIT
You must have three major requirements completed by March 1, 2019 in order to have priority consideration for PCOM scholarships:
*The March 1, 2019 date is for students admitted to their PCOM program prior to February 15, 2019. For students admitted to their PCOM program after February 15, 2019 refer to your Financial Aid Checklist within myPCOM to view your specific Scholarship Consideration Deadline for the FAFSA and PCOM Scholarship Application.
If you wish to be considered for PCOM's financial need scholarships, you are REQUIRED to post your parent information on the FAFSA if you are age 26 and younger as of December 31, 2018. If you are 27 or older as of January 1, 2019, parent information is NOT required on the FAFSA to be considered for PCOM's financial need scholarships. Parent information is not required on the FAFSA for consideration of federal student loans.
Around April 1, 2019 our office will award your initial financial aid package. You will receive an automated email from our office that will encourage you to:
If borrowing federal student loans, follow the instructions below to finalize your remaining federal Direct Stafford unsubsidized loan requirements. Your student loans will not disburse to PCOM unless the below requirements are completed:
Use the below instructions to apply for the federal Graduate PLUS loan.