Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA)
The first day to apply for your 2017-2018 FAFSA is now October 1, 2016!
Learn more about the changes to the FAFSA process for 2017-2018
We encourage you to submit the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) if you plan to attend Clark College summer quarter 2017 through spring quarter 2018.
Follow these steps to apply for and activate financial aid.
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. It becomes available every year on January 1st. You must indicate on FAFSA that you're applying for Clark College by putting the school code in the application - 003773.
If you are a new student at Clark College, apply for admissions.
Complete additional forms required by the Clark College Financial Aid Office through the Financial Aid Portal. Your forms will be available in your portal approximately 3-5 business days after you complete your FAFSA. We will also send you an e-mail reminder to your student account when additional forms are available to complete.
Activate your BankMobile card.
You will be notified of your financial aid eligibility by student e-mail. This information will be posted in your portal under the "Award" section.
Federal Direct Loans require an additional online application process that is accessible the day after you receive your Clark College award notification.
Helpful FAFSA videos
- How to create an FSA ID
- How to fill out the FAFSA
- FAFSA and FSA ID Tips for Parents
- After the FAFSA: What Happens Next
- This is what the FAFSA Process looks like