Financial Aid

Financial Aid Opportunities at PCC

Please review the following information regarding Financial Aid opportunities at PCC.

Priority Deadlines for Financial Aid

Financial aid will be processed and completed for students who file a FAFSA and turn in all paperwork by the following deadlines:

  • Spring 2020 Term – October 15, 2019
  • Summer 2020 Term – March 15, 2020

*Please allow 4 weeks for processing after ALL documentation has been submitted.*

We will continue to review and process applications received after the above dates, but we cannot guarantee that aid will be finalized in time to avoid your having to pay out of pocket for tuition, fees, books, and supplies.

FAFSA Nights are BACK!

Starting in October, please come to the computer lab room 178 in Goess from 5:00pm-7:00pm where the PCC Financial Aid Staff will be there to assist you in filling out your FAFSA for 2020-2021. Remember to bring your FSA IDs and 2018 tax information for you and your parents. FAFSA nights will be held the first Monday of each month excluding January.

FAFSA Night Times and Dates

Monday, October 7th , 2019, 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Monday, November 4th, 2019, 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Monday, December 2nd, 2019, 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Monday, February 3rd, 2020, 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Monday, March 2nd, 2020, 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Monday, April 6th, 2020, 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Monday, May 4th, 2020, 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.

For additional information, please contact the financial aid office.

Filing a Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal

  1. Students are no longer required to attend an appeal session.
    Download the Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Request
    Sessions listed below are Q&A drop ins. They are NOT required.
  2. Deadline for SAP appeal submission is Friday, December 6, 2019 before 5:00 PM.
  3. Only submit a SAP appeal if you plan to attend the SPRING 2020 term. (In general, you only submit an appeal when you plan to attend the immediate NEXT semester).
  4. Appeal packets with the appropriate documentation must be submitted in person or by mail with the postmark dated on or before 12/6/2019.  DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL. Mailing address is below.
    • Pitt Community College, ATTN:  Financial Aid, P.O. Drawer 7007, Greenville NC 27835
  5. Appeals for students not attending the current Fall semester will be reviewed upon receipt. Please allow 7-10 business days for a decision.
  6. For specific questions, please email PCCSAP@my.pittcc.edu.
  7. Late appeals will not be accepted under any circumstance.
  8. Students will be notified of the appeal decisions on December 20, 2019.

SAP Appeal Sessions Times and Dates

These are NOT mandatory. Dates and times are subject to change at the discretion of the Financial Aid Office. Sessions will be held for one hour, as an open Q&A forum.

  • Thursday, September 5th, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Thursday, September 12th, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Thursday, September 19th, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Thursday, September 26th, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Wednesday, October 2nd , 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132 
  • Thursday, October 10th, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Thursday, October 17th, 3:30 pm – 4:30pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Thursday, October 24th, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Thursday, October 31st, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Thursday, November 7th, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Thursday, November 14th, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Thursday, November 21st, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Tuesday, November 26th, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Tuesday, December 3rd, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132
  • Wednesday, December 4th, 3pm – 4pm, Location: C.F. Goess 132

For additional information, please review our Satisfactory Academic Progress FAQ’s.

Get a Tax Transcript

In addition to online orders for tax transcripts, the IRS has provided the ability to print a transcript on demand. Aid applicants who are not able to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool may print tax transcripts at:
http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Get-Transcript

To Check Your Award . . .

  1. Go to our web portal, “myPittCC” and log in using the login instructions available below the login box: “How do I Login?”
  2. Once you’re logged in, click on “WebAdvisor for Students”, in the “PCC Services” box located to the right.
  3. Select “Financial Aid” from the menu.
  4. Select Financial Award letter. Choose year and hit Submit.
  5. If your award has been processed, it will be detailed here.  No award listed??   We may still be processing your file.  Check your myPittCC account frequently for updates.  Please note that an award letter will also be mailed to you once your file is complete.

Types of Aid

Visit this page to learn information about the various types of financial aid you may receive through Pitt Community College – including scholarships, grants, federal work study employment, and loans.

Frequently Asked Questions

Some frequently asked questions about financial aid, receiving financial aid, and the financial aid application process. View our Financial Aid FAQs.

Contact Us

Contact the Financial Aid Department if you have a question or a problem. We are located in the Goess Student Center, Room 100.