Financial Aid

Need assistance filing your FAFSA?

Meet with us virtually!

If you are attending school during:

Fall 2021
Spring 2022
Summer 2022

Do not delay this process and Complete your 2021-2022 FAFSA early! 

If you have not submitted your fall 2020- Spring 2021 FAFSA you still have time!

View full list of required documents

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Thank you for choosing Norwalk Community College! NCC encourages ALL students to apply for financial aid using the FAFSA online at

Financial Aid Office personnel are available to assist students in all phases of the financial aid process and answer any questions pertaining to financial aid. For virtual assistance with your FAFSA please contact us.

Norwalk Community College provides a variety of financial aid programs in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and jobs to eligible students. The amount and type of aid received is dependent upon the student’s financial need as well as annual federal and state allocations. Please use the navigation links on the left hand side of our webpage for further assistance regarding our programs, how to apply, Students responsibilities when receiving Title IV aid, contacts, office hours, etc. Or on the right hand side are Financial Aid Policies and Forms that can be downloaded for your convenience.

Priority Deadlines and Student’s Responsibility

Students are expected to initiate the financial aid process in a timely manner. It is your responsibility to complete the application on time, check the status of your application, ensure all requirements are met, and ask for assistance if needed. If your financial circumstances have changed drastically, you should contact the Financial Aid Office for further assistance (Download Special Circumstances Appeal Here). Late applications will be awarded on a funds available basis. Please review all links on our web page so you can become aware of the policies our office must follow.

For your convenience, we have recently partnered up with Inceptia to expedite the federal verification process. If your FAFSA application is selected for verification by the U.S Department of Education, you will receive an introductory email at the email address you provided on the FAFSA.

How to get in contact with Inceptia:
Call 888-374-8427 (Mon – Fri 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM Central Time)
Secure fax: 402-479-6763
PO Box 84875 Lincoln, NE 68501

Failure to provide the requested documents could result in the delay or denial of financial aid.

Student Loans and Work-Study

Not all students are eligible for grants. However, students may be eligible for student loans and work-study. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to determine their eligibility for Federal financial aid that includes Federal grant, loan, or work-study assistance. For more information on applying for Federal student aid, go to

Net Price Calculator

This calculator is intended to provide estimated net price information (defined as estimated cost of attendance – including tuition and required fees, books and supplies, room and board (meals), and other related expenses – minus estimated grant and scholarship aid) to current and prospective students and their families based on what similar students paid in a previous year.

The estimates apply to full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students only.

Required Documents for your FAFSA Application

It is Time to Submit Your 2021-2022 FAFSA Form 

Gather the documents below and meet with us virtually to complete your FAFSA


The FAFSA questions ask for information about you and about your financial situation. Depending on your circumstances (for instance, whether you’re a U.S. citizen or what tax form you used), you might need the following information or documents as you fill out the application:

  • Your Social Security number
  • Your parents’ Social Security numbers if you are a dependent student
  • Your driver’s license number (if available)
  • Your Alien Registration number if you are not a U.S. citizen
  • 2019 Federal tax information or tax returns including IRS W-2 information, for you (and your spouse, if you are married), and for your parents if you are a dependent student:
    • IRS 1040
  • Records of your untaxed income, ie., child support received, interest income, and veterans noneducation benefits, for you, and for your parents (if dependent student)
  • Information on cash; savings and checking account balances; investments, including stocks and bonds and real estate (but not including the home in which you live); and business and farm assets for you, and for your parents if you are a dependent student.

**If you have not submitted your fall 2020- Spring 2021 FAFSA, you still have time! You need 2018 Federal Income Taxes to complete it**

Make sure to apply for an FSA ID prior to your virtual meeting!

Experienced Significant Changes to your Family’s Financial Situation?
Please download our Special Circumstances Appeal Form

Securely submit it here

**Are you receiving financial aid and would you like a job on Campus?**

Contact us to check your eligibility and available positions!

External Resources

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Descriptions of financial aid programs are subject to change, due to possible changes in federal, state, and College policies, and/or due to changes in funding levels. The Financial Aid Services Office will make every reasonable effort to keep applicants and students aware of any such changes.