Not sure how to pay for college? Financial Assistance Services provides guidance on grants, scholarships, student employment and loans to help pay college expenses.
Where Do I Start?
Where Do I Start? is a quick reference, step-by-step checklist to begin the process.
Watch this overview video to learn more about all aspects of financial aid. Watch a short video tutorial that highlights key features of our financial aid website.
Use this glossary to learn about commonly used financial aid terms.
- New! Are you a graduating Pinellas County High School student?
Apply for the Presidential Scholarship by Jan. 17, 2017 and earn up to 60 credit hours of covered tuition!
New! File your FAFSA for next academic year now!
File your FAFSA application now. Best of all, you can use your 2015 tax information, the same tax information you used to complete this year’s application.
- E-Forms - New for 2016-17
We are proud to announce that most forms related to Verification of FAFSA data are now available in an electronic format. These E-Forms are easier to complete and can even be completed on mobile devices. If you prefer to use the paper version, those are still available.
- New! Make smart loan choices today
Explore our FREE, easy-to-use loan management and planning tools so you can afford to finish your degree without accumulating a pile of debt.
- 2016-17 Verification requirements
If your 2016-17 FAFSA application is selected for Verification, make sure you understand what documents you need to submit. Not all applicants will be asked to submit the same documents.
- Get answers to basic financial aid questions - 24/7
Check out Financial Aid TV. Eliminate the need to call or stand in line. Get easy-to-understand answers by watching short videos on important financial aid topics.
- Your goal is graduation
Get there by using My Learning Plan to map out which classes you need to take for your degree and when you need to take them.
- Withdrawing from classes can cost you
If you plan to withdraw from a class or all of your classes, see the consequences of your decision.
- Bright Futures Recipients
In order to receive Bright Futures funds at SPC, you must list St. Petersburg College as the institution you plan to attend on your Bright Futures account. Learn more.