Welcome to the YCCC Financial Aid information page. Please select what you are looking for from the links on this page.
Financial Aid Disbursements, Refunds And Other Semester Information:
Financial aid generally gets disbursed to student accounts in the Business Office within 3-4 weeks of classes starting . For students with credit balances as a result of receiving financial aid, the Business Office is required to mail refund checks within 14 days of the credit balance being created. If you have a credit balance, book vouchers will be available 2 weeks prior to the beginning of Fall 2022 classes. To know when your refund check was processed, log into your YCCC Portal and under, "student", then "Business Office", then "Create Course And Fee Statement" you can view your online statement with the description "A/R refund check" to see when your refund was mailed to you.
BOOK VOUCHERS: For Fall 2022 classes that start August 29, 2022, if you are expecting a refund, you may be eligible to receive a book voucher from our book store. Book vouchers will be available starting 8/15/22
NEWS: The Financial Aid Office will be sending all Financial Aid Award Notifications to your YCCC email account. Those emails will also be followed up with a text message to the student's phone. View the content of your awards through the Netpartner link above on this page (far right corner). if you haven't filed your 2022-2023 FAFSA, do so: studentaid.gov .
FINANCIAL AID AS IT PERTAINS TO COVID-19:
WITHDRAWING FROM A COURSE(S): Online learning might be a little tough for some students. Some will adjust well. If you have a hard time adjusting to online learning, consider these great resources on the COVID-19 INFORMATION part of our web site. You must contact Enrollment Services when withdrawing from a course(s): firstname.lastname@example.org .
Financial Aid Filing HELP:
If you need assistance filing the FAFSA, or finishing the financial aid process, here are some options:
The FAFSA is located here: studentaid.gov . Our school code is 031229
If you are attending classes in the fall of 2022, spring of 2023 or summer of 2023, you need to file the 2022-2023 FAFSA using 2020 income information.
Deadline to be considered for Maine State Grants May 1, 2022 so you need to file your 2022-2023 by then.
Deadline to File your FAFSA for Summer 2023 is June 30, 2023
Here is a great video that can help you/your parent create the FSA ID and Password for the FAFSA: FSA ID & Password .
Here is a great video that can help you use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool .
BILLING NEWS FROM OUR BUSINESS OFFICE
Payments received after those dates will be subject to a late fee.
To make Payment Arrangements, you can either:
PAY WITH FINANCIAL AID:
1. Log into your YCCC Portal above, then click on "Student", then "Financial Aid", and "Financial Aid Documents". Return any missing documents to us by the payment arrangement dues dates above.
2. If you have questions, e-mail us at: email@example.com , or call 207-216-4403.
PAY WITH VETERANS BENEFITS:
1. Click on the "Veterans Benefits" link on the left tool bar and follow the VA Application Process.
2. if you have questions, e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org , or call 207-216-4410.
OTHER PAYMENT ARRANGEMENTS:
1. Please call 207-216-4438 or 4439.
Mail payment to:
York County Community College
112 College Drive
Wells, Maine 04090
Pay by phone with a credit card: 207-216-4438 or 4439.
Stop by the YCCC business office in suite A101.
If you have any concerns or questions regarding your bill or payment options, please call 207-216-4438 or 4439.
FEDERAL STUDENT FINANCIAL AID PENALTIES FOR DRUG VIOLATIONS:
Rules that apply to employees and students under the Drug Free Workplace Act In November of 1988, the United States Congress enacted the Anti-Drug Abuse Act which contains a section called “Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988.” The law requires employers who receive federal funds to notify employees that drug abuse is prohibited in the workplace; establish a drug free awareness program; require each employee to notify the college of any criminal conviction for violations occurring in the work place; and impose sanctions or remedial actions for convicted employees. In addition, a court may suspend or terminate an individual’s eligibility for federal benefits, including student financial assistance, if that individual is convicted of certain drug offenses. ◊ Please refer to the college’s Alcohol and Drug brochure for more information, and visit the FAFSA website “drug question” at https://studentaid.gov/.
Student Loan Relief (2022)
The student loan relief plan is $10,000 off on your aggregate student loan debt if you earned less than $125,000 filing singly, or $250,000 filing married. The plan also states that if you were a Pell recipient, $20,000 in total will be forgiven from your student loan debt. More information can be found here.
Please, only respond to emails or paper mail from either the U.S. Department of Education or from their servicer, MOHELA. No one should be contacting you or your parents via phone. If that happens, it may be a phishing or scamming incident. Never give anyone your SS# or other key data on the phone, no matter how convincingly or urgently they are requesting it.
The U.S. Department of Education recommends borrowers first determine if they’re eligible for the relief by checking their annual federal income in 2021 or 2020. Borrowers then should log into their account on StudentAid.gov and with their own loan servicer to make sure their contact information is correct. Borrowers who don’t have an FSA account should make one.
The application to receive relief will be available online by early October 2022 and a paper version of the form will be made available at a future date. Updates as to when the application is made live will be emailed to borrowers and updated on the FSA website. Borrowers will have until Dec. 31, 2023, to submit their application.
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Financial Aid Office
Fax: 207-216-4403 or 207-216-4410
Barbara Winchell, Director of Financial Aid
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