On this page, you will find video instructions on how to complete most financial aid tasks. If you can’t find the answers to your questions here, visit our Support Center. There, you can find answers to many questions in the search box, as well as live chat with a representative or submit a case to receive an e-mail response. You can also give us a call toll-free at 844-632-2463. Chat and call agents are available to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Create Your FSA ID
This video shows how to create your Federal Student Aid ID and password. You will use this to sign the FAFSA and access your financial aid history electronically.
File the FAFSA
The FAFSA is your electronic application for federal and state financial aid. This kicks off the application process.
After the FAFSA
This video shows what will happen with your FAFSA after you file and how to check your FAFSA processing status.
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and Filing an Appeal Script
Federal regulations require that a student receiving financial aid make satisfactory academic progress (SAP) in accordance with standards set by the College and the federal government. This video shows MECC’s SAP policy, how you are notified of SAP notices, how to check your status and how to submit an appeal.
Check Your Aid Status
After you submit the FAFSA, we will contact you to let you know if we need additional information. This video shows you how we will contact you, how to check the status of your financial aid at MECC, and how to submit any requested documents.
How Much is My Aid?
Once you have responded to all requests for information, you will receive a financial aid notification. This video shows you how to view how much financial aid you have been packaged as well as whether it your courses are eligible for aid.
Know if You Owe
This video shows you how to determine whether your financial aid will cover all of your tuition charges or whether you will owe a balance. It also helps you determine whether you have financial aid available for books or other expenses.