How To Fund Your Education / FAFSA


A student starts the financial aid application process by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at Our school code is 002583.

  • The 2019-2020 FAFSA is the application for Summer 2019, Fall 2019, and Spring 2020

  • The 2020-2021 FAFSA is the application for Summer 2020,  Fall 2020, and Spring 2021.

A new FAFSA must be filed each year. The financial aid year begins with the summer term at Great Bay Community College. 

The preferred filing date is March 15 for the upcoming financial aid year. Students who meet this filing date will be considered for all institutional funds. Students who file after this date will be considered on a funds-available basis. If you are unable to meet the preferred deadline, filing by these dates will help to have your financial aid in place before you begin classes:

Begin Enrollment FAFSA Best to File By
Summer 2019 2019-2020 March 15, 2019
Fall 2019 2019-2020 June 1, 2019
Spring 2020 2019-2020 October 1, 2019
Summer 2020 2020-2021 March 15, 2020
Fall 2020 2020-2021 June 1, 2020
Spring 2021 2020-2021 October 1, 2020

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