Financial Aid

Welcome to the Glen Oaks Community College Financial Aid Office. The Financial Aid Office provides various options for assisting students with their educational expenses. Options include grants, scholarships, work opportunities, and loans.

The first step in applying for federal student aid is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. Apply as soon as possible after October 1st for the following academic year. The 2017-2018 FAFSA became available October 1st, 2016. The 2018-2019 FAFSA will be available October 1st, 2017.

Consumer Information

Federal regulations require that institutions provide specific consumer information about the college and about financial aid to enrolled and prospective students. The Consumer Information Guide document below provides the required information.

Consumer Information Guide

GOCC Financial Aid Office Announcements

To protect the privacy of student records, the Glen Oaks Financial Aid Office requires students to provide photo identification before they can obtain information about their financial aid.

Students can authorize Glen Oaks personnel to disclose information pertaining to their records to a designee (parent, spouse, partner, relative, guardian, etc.) by completing an Authorization to Release Information form available in the Student Services Office on campus.
 

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Department of Education Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) Statement‎ about the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT)

March 9, 2017
The IRS Data Retrieval Tool on fafsa.gov and StudentLoans.gov is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. However, at this time, the IRS anticipates the online data tool will be unavailable for several weeks.

If you wish to read the article in entirety, please follow the Complete Data Retrieval Tool Unavailability Article link provided.

Financial Aid Office Personnel

Jean Zimmerman – Director of Financial Aid
Leanne Barnell – Assistant Director of Financial Aid/Academic Advisor
Barb Murk – Financial Aid Secretary
Rachel Medina – Financial Aid Clerk

Contact us at 269-294-4260 or via our Contact Form


The Glen Oaks Financial Aid Office adheres to the statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)