South Suburban Colleges Advises Students to File Early for Financial Aid

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SOUTH HOLLAND, IL –(ENEWSPF)–October 21, 2016.  Beginning in October, 2016, financial aid applications (FAFSA.ED.GOV) will be available for the 2017-2018 school year. You will be using tax information from your 2015 tax return rather than 2016 tax information. Because of the change, students and parents will be able to complete their FAFSAs using information from a completed and accepted federal tax return. It would be best to use the IRS tax retrieval tool to transfer your information to FAFSA.

Don’t miss out on your opportunity for Financial Aid for the upcoming school year. To benefit from all available grants and scholarships, October, 2016 is the time to apply for 2017-2018 financial aid. The application is available online: (FAFSA online or for questions call 1-800-433-3243). The South Suburban College School Code is 001769.

Before Financial Aid can be processed you must have:

  1. Official High School Transcript on file with Admissions.
  2. Have all required Documents at the time of processing.
  3. Select a Degree Program at Registration

Dates for processing paperwork will be announced at a later date.

All student must meet SSC’s Satisfactory Academic Policy (PLEASE CONSULT THE SSC WEBSITE FOR GUIDELINES) Office of Financial Aid. For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit or contact the Admissions Office at (708) 210-5718.