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Financial Aid

PVCC Federal School Code 026236


Note: Classes that do not span the entire length of the semester (approximately 16 weeks) could affect your financial aid eligibility (i.e., amounts, disbursement dates, eligibility, etc.)

* Paradise Valley Community College does not certify Parent Plus Loans or Private Student Loans

FAFSA

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). PVCC's school code is 026236. Please allow 5-7 business days for receipt of your application. Be sure to follow up by checking your To Do List and Message Center in your my.maricopa.edu Student Center.

 

Summer Financial Aid Eligibility

Your maximum financial aid eligibility for an award year is the equivalent of two full time semesters for fall, spring, and summer.
A full time semester is a total or 12 or more credit hours.

PELL:
You may have remaining Pell Grant eligibility for the summer if:

  • You have not attended two full time semesters equaling  24 credit hours or more in fall and spring semester

Use our FA enrollment calculator to determine your Pell grant eligibility.

Financial Aid Eligibility Calculator
Maximum Pell grant eligibility is two full time semesters which is equivalent to 100% per year and inclusive of fall, spring, and summer.

If you have not attended two full time semesters totaling 100% eligibility during the fall and spring, you could have remaining financial aid Pell grant eligibility to apply towards summer classes.

Note: All eligibility standards apply, e.g. Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), minimum 6 credit hours for loans.

To calculate your remaining summer eligibility enter your semester hours in the “Enter your semester enrollment”

Credits

Enrollment

12+

Full time

9 to 11

3/4 time

6 to 8

1/2 time

1 to 5

less than 1/2 time


Enter your number of credits funded per semester

Fall

Spring

 

  

Summer Eligibility Remaining:  

Loans:
You may have remaining Direct Loan eligibility for the summer if:

  • You did not borrow your academic year eligibility in prior semester &
  • Minimum enrollment of 6 credit hours

Maximum yearly loan eligibility:

Dependent Students

  • $3500 Subsidized
  • $4500 Subsidized (Second Year Student)
  • $2000 Unsubsidized

Independent Students

  • $3500 Subsidized
  • $4500 Subsidized (Second Year Student)
  • $6000 Unsubsidized

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

  • Eligibility for financial aid funding for summer classes are subject to SAP review.  SAP will be reviewed upon conclusion of the spring 2014 semester after the posting of grades. 
  • Any student awarded financial aid for summer session that fails to meet SAP at the end of the spring 2014 session could potentially have their summer financial aid cancelled and be responsible for full payment.

**SAP Policy http://www.paradisevalley.edu/finaid/terms-and-conditions

Road to success for summer sessions!
Summer sessions are fast track courses that are offered in a condensed format.   These classes require the equivalent amount of course work and studying as 16 week courses.
Note: Courses available vary from 5 week to 10 week sessions


Direct Student Loans

Book Advance

  • Book Advance information was placed on the My.maricopa.edu login page, listed under Paying for College on the left hand side of the screen at http://my.maricopa.edu/book-advances/
  • Book Advance options are found in your Student Services Center under the Finance Section.
  • To receive a Book Advance you must have an actual award greater than your charges. Some awards may not be eligible for a Book Advance.
  • Review your "Opt In" or "Opt Out" choices to ensure it reflects the correct status. If no action is taken a Book Advance may not be issued.
  • If you choose to "Opt In" your Book Advance monies will be disbursed as early as 5 business days prior to the start of your first class.
  • Book Advances will be issued through the Maricopa Student Refund Program (MSRP). Debit card or direct deposit options are the fastest ways to receive our advance. http://my.maricopa.edu/refund

Financial aid workshops

Learning Workshop Outcome:

  • Learn to navigate Financial Aid through the Maricopa Student Service Center
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Smart Choices Advisement

Workshops are open to all students!

Attending the financial aid workshops will make you eligible to enter a drawing for a Bookstore Scholarship for up to $300.00

Sign-up forms are available in the NEW PVCC WELCOME CENTER!

Semester

Workshop Location

Workshop Dates

Workshop Time

Fall 2013

E134

10/03/2013

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Fall 2013

E148

11/14/2013

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Spring 2014

E Building- Computer Commons

Weekly Tuesdays

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Spring 2014

TBD

TBD

TBD

Important Dates in Financial Aid

Semester

Summer 2013

 Fall 2013

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

Tuition Due Date

35 days prior to start date

35 days prior to start date

35 days prior to start date

35 days prior to start date

Financial Aid Complete File Date*

April 1, 2013

July 1, 2013

November 1, 2013

April 1, 2014

FA Book Advances Begins

May 20, 2013

August 6, 2013

January 3, 2014

May 17, 2014

Class Start Date

May 28, 2013

August 17, 2013

January 11, 2014

May 27, 2014

Consortium Agreements Due

May 29, 2013

August 26, 2013

January 21, 2014

May 28, 2014

Pell Census Date**

May 29, 2013

August 26, 2013

January 21, 2014

May 28, 2014

Loan Disbursements Date

Check www.studentloans.gov

Check www.studentloans.gov

Check www.studentloans.gov

Check www.studentloans.gov

Pell Disbursement Date

5-7 days after first class start date

5-7 days after first class start date

5-7 days after first class start date

5-7 days after first class start date

Last Day of Semester

 

December 13, 2013

May 9, 2014

July 31, 2014

*Students who appear to be eligible for federal aid and have a complete FAFSA application and supporting documents:

  •  may qualify to have their tuition due date extended
  •  may be considered for a book advance


Students who complete their financial aid file after the Complete File Date will still be considered for financial aid but must pay their tuition by their due date or sign up for the e-Cashier Payment Plan to avoid being dropped from classes for non-payment.

**Pell awards offered prior to the census date will not be increased for any credits added after the census date.

 


Student SuccessFinancial Aid tools
Scholarship Nuts&Bolts - pdf 
SAP Workshop
FAFSA Español

Net Price Calculator — estimated, total annual cost for you to attend Paradise Valley
Loan Repayment Calculators - Learn more about the different repayment plans available.

Contact Us

Kranitz Student Center 
Tel: 1-855-622-2332
Fax: (602) 787-7105
Email: dl-pvc-finaid@paradisevalley.edu
**All emails requesting specific account information
must be sent from an official student email address.
Please include your name and student ID number.**

Regular Office Hours
Mon-Thur 8:00am-5:30pm (last appointment 5:00pm)
Friday  8:00am-3:00pm (last appointment 2:30pm)

Summer Office Hours

(May 12, 2014 - August 1, 2014)

Mon-Thur 8:00am- 6:00pm (last appointment 5:30pm)
Closed on Fridays

(August 4, 2014 - August 15, 2014)

Mon-Thur 8:00am-5:30pm (last appointment 5:00pm)
Friday  8:00am-3:00pm (last appointment 2:30pm)

Office Hours Closures & Revisions:
CLOSED- January 20, 2014- MLK Day
CLOSED- February 17, 2014- President's Day
CLOSED- March 13-14, 2014- Spring Break
CLOSED- May 26, 2014- Memorial Day

**Hours of operation may change around holidays & during the summer**

Staff

Financial Aid Staff Email

dl-pvc-finaid@paradisevalley.edu

*All inquiries must be sent from an official Maricopa student email account.*
**Please include your name and student ID number (8-digit number beginning with 3)**

Assistant Director
Mary Rosas

Technician III
Lola Quiroz

  • Federal Work Study
  • Financial Aid Awards 
  • General Financial Aid Assistance

Technician II
Britney Corbitt

  • Financial Aid Awards
  • General Financial Aid Assistance

Technicians
Cheryl Brinson

  • Financial Aid Outreach

Eddie Gamez

  • Scholarships
  • Financial Aid Awards

Ryan Kamper

  • Financial Aid Outreach

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