Student Accounts and Financial Aid

2024-2025 FAFSA Announcement:

The Better 2024-2025 FAFSA is available at studentaid.gov. While applicants may be able to submit their FAFSA now, the 2024-2025 FAFSA eligibility information will be sent to schools mid March. CAC will be able to answer questions about an applicant’s aid eligibility or status mid March 2024.

As the cost of education continues to rise, decisions on how students and parents will pay for college become very important. Sources of assistance, such as Federal Financial Aid, Scholarships etc. can help cover some of these expenses. Students and parents should begin determining how they will meet outstanding educational costs with family resources such as earnings, savings etc.Student Accounts and Financial Aid processing is ongoing throughout the year. Therefore, to ensure your financial aid prior to the beginning of book charging each term you must align your student account with your financial aid. The Student Portal is your direct access to your student information such as your Student Account(Ledger Card) and Financial Aid information such as Missing Documents and SAP status.

The Financial Aid Team is responsible for preparing and communicating information on financial aid. This office helps students apply for and receive grants, scholarships, student loans and other types of financial aid, and providing general assistance to students regarding their financial aid status.  The Student Accounts Team is responsible for billing and collecting tuition and fees, posting payments and financial aid disbursements, processing stipends/refunds, and providing general assistance to students regarding their accounts. It is recommended to use the timeline below and your portal access to stay informed. The following tabs will inform students/families about Student Accounts and Financial Aid processes and contact information.