Financial Aid

The primary function of the Financial Aid Office is to provide assistance in obtaining financial aid to students who would otherwise be unable to attend college due to economic limitations.

Capital 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 note that due to recent changes in federal legislation, effective July 1, 2010 the Stafford Loan Program was replaced with the Federal Direct Loan Program. For the Fall 2010 semester the processing of student loans has been delayed. For those students who qualify, you will be notified as soon as possible.

You may contact the Financial Aid Office with any questions or concerns at (860) 906-5090 or ca-finaidhelp@capitalcc.edu.

Financial Aid Office personnel are available to assist students in all phases of the financial aid process and in the financial planning aspects of higher education. They will answer any questions pertaining to financial aid and give counsel as needed.

Eligibility

In order to receive financial aid, students must:

  • Be accepted for admission to the college and enrolled in a degree or eligible certificate program.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Trust Territories.
  • Be in good academic standing and making satisfactory academic progress.
  • Be in compliance with draft regulation requirements.
  • Not be in default on any previous student loan.
  • Not owe a refund to any Title IV Higher Education Grant Program at any institution.
How to Apply

Financial Aid Award

FAFSA workshops

  • These workshops are to assist students with the FSA ID and applying for Financial Aid.

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How to Create Your Federal Student Aid ID

How to Fill Out the FAFSA

When to Apply

All application materials must be received on or before the dates listed below to ensure that an award decision will be made prior to the registration periods and the commencement of classes.

Fall Semester
  • July 1- All Students
Spring Semester
  • December 1 – All Students

Applications are accepted on a continuing basis throughout the year. However, since funds are limited, applicants are urged to file early and plan in advance. Financial aid is granted on a one-year basis; students must apply for assistance each year.

Financial Aid Programs
Additional Resources

 

CONTACT


Margaret Malaspina
Director of Financial Aid
Email: mmalaspina@capitalcc.edu
Phone: (860) 906-5096
Room: 216b


Dr. Jose Velez-Otero
Associate Director of Financial Aid
Email: jvelez-otero@capitalcc.edu
Phone: (860) 906-5097
Room: 216c


Bryan Lewis
Associate Director of Financial Aid
Email: blewis@capitalcc.edu
Phone: (860) 906-5098
Room: 216a


Maria Resto
Email: mresto@capitalcc.edu
Phone: (860) 906-5090
Room: 216

Financial Aid Office Hours

Monday – 8:30 am to 5 pm
Tuesday – 8:30 am to 6 pm
Wednesday – 8:30 am to 5 pm
Thursday – 8:30 am to 5 pm
Friday – 8:30 am to 3 pm