Financial Aid Workshops

Financial Aid Workshops

  • FAFSA Workshops

    A Financial aid representative will assist you with the online FAFSA applications and necessary documents to complete your financial aid.

    Workshop Dates

    Refer to the Financial Aid Calendar to view FAFSA Workshop Sessions.

    Information needed

    • 2020 Tax Return and W-2 Forms
      (2020 Tax Return information is needed for 22/23 FAFSA)
    • Verification of untaxed income
    • Social Security numbers and permanent resident information
    • FSA ID login is required, so have it ready! 

    More information

    Priority deadline for the academic year is January 15 and for summer is February 15.

    *The 2022/2023 FAFSA application became available October 1, 2021. (2020 Tax Return information is required for 22/23 FAFSA).

  • Loan Advising Workshops

    *Due to COVID-19, the Loan Advising Session will NOT be required.

    (Optional) Should student wish to complete the session for their own advantage, the Loan Advising Session PowerPoint presentation and packet are listed below.

    Loan Advising Session packet can be emailed to


    Effective July 1, 2021, Interest Rates for 2021-2022 Academic Year Loans

    • Direct Subsidized Loans (Undergraduates):  3.73%
    • Direct Unsubsidized Loans (Undergraduates):  3.73%
    • Direct Unsubsidized Loans (Graduate or Professional Students):  5.28%
    • Direct PLUS Loans (Parents and Graduate or Professional Students): 6.28% 

    More information

    Students in the following categories are required to submit a loan appeal request before being considered for loans.

    • You owe more than $17,500 in previous student loans (regardless of where you borrowed it from)
    • You have defaulted on a previous student loan before (regardless of where you borrowed it from)
    • You are requesting additional loans in excess of $3,500 (subsidized/ unsubsidized) for the academic year.

    In addition, student loan borrowers will be required to complete online Loan Entrance Counseling and a Master Promissory Note (MPN) at after accepting a loan award online through WebDMC.


    If the loan requirements are not completed within two weeks from the loan award notification, your loan will be cancelled you may not have the option to reinstate. 

  • SAP Workshops

    *Due to COVID-19, the Satisfactory Academic Progress Workshop Session will NOT be required. 

    To learn more about our SAP policy, refer to Satisfactory Academic Progress (Standards).

    (Optional): Should student wish to complete the session for their own advantage, the SAP packet can be completed and emailed to;


Page last updated March 30, 2022.

Contact Information

Financial Aid Department

Heritage: Harvin Center
Office: (361) 698-1293
Fax: (361) 698-2017
Mon-Thu 7:30am-6pm
Fri 7:30am-1pm

Windward: Coleman Center
Office: (361) 698-1726
Fax: (361) 698-2695
Mon-Thu 7:30am-5pm
Fri 7:30am-12:30pm
(general information)