How Do I Apply for Financial Aid (FAFSA)

To apply for federal financial aid, you must complete the FAFSA

  • Collect student and parent income information for the previous calendar year - 2017-18 school year aid is based on 2015 income information.
  • Obtain Name, Social Security number and date of birth for student, parent(s) and/or spouse
  • Request FSA ID and password for student and parent or spouse at
  • Go to and click START HERE to begin

Use GRCC school code number:  002267

Complete the FAFSA at least six weeks before the beginning of the semester you plan to enroll.