Free Application Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Steps for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

1. Visit https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

2. New students click Start Here, returning students click Log in.
-For Fall 2022, Spring 2023, and Summer 2023:  Complete 2022-2023   FAFSA  (2020 taxes)
-For Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Summer 2024:  Complete 2023-2024   FAFSA  (2021 taxes) – Available October 1, 2022

3. Follow the directions in the application. There is a help menu if needed. Call or visit the financial aid office if you need assistance. The JSCC School code is 007687.

Is Your High School Approved?

Approved High School Accreditations for Financial Aid

Important Information

  • If your financial aid has not been awarded and ALL required documentation turned in prior to registration day, you will be responsible for payment of your tuition and books. Your financial aid is not complete until ALL documentation has been received. Notification of any missing documents will be mailed to your address on file. You can also check Self-Service by clicking here. If you have trouble logging in, click here.
  • The student financial aid program at James Sprunt Community College is administered according to the nationally accepted principle that the family (meaning parents or those acting in place of parents, the student, and/or spouse) is responsible for a student’s educational expenses*. Financial aid is available to fill the “gap” between the total cost of education and the amount the family can reasonably be expected to contribute.* Reasonable educational expenses constitute the student’s educational budget. Expenses included in the student’s educational budget are tuition and fees, room and board, books, supplies, transportation, miscellaneous personal expenses, and expenses related to maintenance of a student’s dependents.

Important Dates

Priority Dates
Fall: July 1st
Spring: December 1st
Summer: May 1st
Priority dates are to ensure Financial Aid will be processed in time to pay tuition.

Anticipated Refund Dates
Fall 2022: September 22nd, October 20th, November 7th, and Dec 15th (Holiday classes)
Students registered for late start courses may receive two separate refunds. Some students will only receive one refund. See your financial aid counselor for details.

Census Dates
Fall 2022: September 6th
If you drop or add a course, your enrollment will increase and decrease, however, once the census date passes, your enrollment is “frozen”, meaning if you need to add a course, you will not receive any additional financial aid for that course. Therefore, you should enroll in all courses by the census date, unless paying out of pocket.

Contact Info

Phone: (910) 275-6379
Fax: (910) 296-1314

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00–5:00
Friday: 8:00–12:00

Summer Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30–5:30

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