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Financial Aid Application Assistance

Financial Aid Application Assistance

VIRTUAL or IN-PERSON APPOINTMENT REQUEST:

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT:

Students requesting an in-person or virtual appointment, please select the below –

FAFSA / NJ Alternative Application Filing Assistance Appointments

Attention: Prior to requesting an appointment, please view CCM’s main page for college or office closing.  Additionally, it is recommended that you view Titans Direct-Financial Aid for your current status with our office. Or for frequently-asked-questions, try CCM Chatbot “Ask Titus Talks”.

 

Be Prepared – Information needed for participation:

STEP 1 –  The student and one parent (dependent student), also known as a “Contributor’s” must – Create their own Federal Student Aid – FSA ID (account username and password). To Apply visit  https://studentaid.gov/fsa-id/create-account/launch .

STEP 2 –  Applicable contributors – Using their own FSA ID, log in and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa .

STEP 3 –EMAIL INVITATION NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS!
Required for FAFSA completion, signature, consent & approval:

          • FAFSA started by the Student: A dependent student MUST grant consent to a parent by way of entering the parent’s name, date of birth, Social Security number, and email address when prompted for parental information data entry prior to submission. Or
          • FAFSA started by the Parent: A parent may begin the FAFSA on the student’s behalf using their own FSA ID.  However, the parent MUST grant consent to the student by way of entering the student’s name, date of birth, Social Security number, and email address when prompted for FAFSA data entry and signing prior to submission.
          • IMPORTANT: Being a contributor does NOT indicate financial responsibility. However, if a contributor refuses to provide their information, the student will not be eligible for federal student aid.

         

  1. Savings/checking and investments current balance (student/parents).
  2. Filed 2022 IRS Federal income tax return and W2’s from all employees.
  3. Foreign income converted in US dollars (if applicable).
  4. Annual public assistance benefits (SNAP, TANF, SSB, etc.) amount if received or
  5. IN-KIND Support received in monetary $$$ value including cash received.
  6. Child support annual benefits statement or known amount.
  7. Business net worth value (if it were to be sold).
  8. Property net worth value of second home.
  9. OTHER SEE https://www.ccm.edu/admissions/financialaid/application-procedures/

Other:

  1. Review the FAFSA worksheet in preparation to filing online, it will save a lot of time. 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) Form*  |  2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) Form(ES)*
  2. Student log in to www.fafsa.gov , begin the FAFSA by completing at the least the demographical information, saving it prior to attending the workshop.
  3. NJ Alternative Financial Aid Applicants (DACA and undocumented students only) must create a student account https://njfams.hesaa.org

 

Financial Aid Application Workshops –

 

Participants: Incoming and Continuing CCM students.

 

Federal Student Aid video – How to FILL OUT the FAFSA Form

SOURCE: https://studentaid.gov/apply-for-aid/fafsa/filling-out