Financial aid is available for students who qualify at GCC. The types of financial assistance available include Pell Grants, privately funded scholarships and VA Education Benefits. Applications for any of these types of financial assistance can be obtained by visiting the Financial Aid Office in Room 2116, Student Services & Administration Building or by calling 735-5543/4. It is the mission of the Financial Aid Office to assist all students who qualify for financial aid so that they receive the maximum financial assistance available in order to make their college education more affordable. For those who do not qualify for financial assistance, GCC has two payment plan options for Fall or Spring semesters. For more
information, contact the Business Office at 735-5551.
In general, a student may be eligible for assistance if:
• Student demonstrates financial need
• Student maintains satisfactory progress toward declared program of study
• Student is admitted as a Declared Student
• Student is a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
• Student, as required by Federal Law, attests to his/her Selective Service status
In order to receive any form of assistance, the student must comply with the following list of requirements:
• Complete all necessary forms and documents on or before the established deadlines.
• Be admitted as a DECLARED STUDENT and have a declared program of study.
• Enroll in courses required by the program of study.
• Maintain academic SATISFACTORY PROGRESS.
• Inform the Financial Aid Office of any changes that might affect the financial assistance and/or educational benefits.
• Comply with all other policies established by the Financial Aid Office.
Students who fail to comply with the requirements listed above may jeopardize their assistance and/or educational benefits.
Note: When filing for FAFSA online, please note that the Guam Community College school code is 015361.
REMINDER: The GCC Financial Aid priority deadline for SPRING 2017 is December 7, 2016. You may be required to obtain Tax Transcripts from the Department of Revenue & Taxation. If you are unable to meet our priority deadline to submit all required documents, please prepare to make payment for your classes by the January 4, 2017 Business Office deadline.
Contact Information:Esther Rios, Financial Aid Coordinator
Vivian Guerrero, Program Coordinator II
Benedict Rachielug, Records & Registration Technician/VA Certifying Officer
Location: Room 2116, Student Services & Administration Building (Bldg. 2000)
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Friday - 8:00 A.M. - 12 Noon