Finanical Aid

Financial Aid

Net Price CalculatorA college education is an excellent investment in your future. A degree, diploma or certificate from Gateway Community and Technical College will pay off throughout your life—a higher salary, better professional opportunities, and personal satisfaction.

Education You Can Afford

A Gateway education is an especially good value. At Gateway, you’ll pay less than half of what you’d pay at a four-year college, for the same quality education.  We offer a range of scholarshipsgrants and loans. In fact, our students earn higher grades after they transfer to four-year colleges than students who start at a four-year school.  We work to bring this great education within reach for everyone.

Need help?

Do you have TROUBLE completing your FAFSA?
Stop by at one of our open labs at our Edgewood Campus to get help!

We will be in EHS, Room 144 from 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on the following dates to assist you:

  • Tuesday, July 5th
  • Tuesday, July 12th
  • Tuesday, July 19th -- This date only will be held in Room E209 
  • Tuesday, July 26th

Priority Dates for Financial Aid Documentation

Priority dates for submission of FAFSA and/or financial aid documentation are recommended dates for requested documentation to be submitted to the financial aid office. The dates are set to allow appropriate time for review and processing prior to term start dates. There is no guarantee that all processing will be completed by the term start date as there are a variety of items to be reviewed. Submission of documents may continue after the priority dates listed. However, after the priority dates, students may wish to discuss payment arrangements with the Business Office.

After review of submitted documents, additional documentation may be required to correct conflicting information. Notice of additional documentation is sent through Gateway email and/or mail.

Priority Dates for Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Summer 2016:

August 1 Priority Date for all requested documentation for August 17 start date: Session 1 (16 week) and M06 (1st 8 week module)
August 31 Priority date for all requested documentation for September 14 start date for 12 week module (M10)
October 1 Priority date for all requested documentation for October 15 start date for 2nd 8 week module (M05)

January 3 Priority Date for all requested documentation for January 11 start date: Session 1 (16 week) and M02 (1st 8 week module)
January 30 Priority date for all requested documentation for February 8 start date for 12 week module (M04)
March 7 Priority date all requested documentation for March 14 start date for 2nd 8 week module (M03)

May 11 Priority date for all requested documentation for May 16 start date for 1st 5 week module (M03)
May 23 Priority date for all requested documentation for May 31 start date for Summer 8 week session (M02)
June 11 Priority date for all requested documentation for June 20 start date for 2nd 5 week module (M04)

 

Not familiar with some of the terms on this page? Please visit the Financial Aid Terms page.

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