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Financial aid is available to help eligible students meet educational expenses. This aid is provided through the federal government, state government, or through private sources and may consist of grants, scholarships, loans, or work.

Applying for financial aid is not as complicated as you might think. The important thing to remember is to take it one step at a time and plan in advance. The process consists of completing the appropriate applications and submitting requested documentation to the Financial Aid office. 

To apply for financial aid, begin by creating your FSA ID is a username and password used to sign your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and confirms your identity when you access your financial aid information and electronically sign Federal Student Aid documents. . After creating your FSA ID, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can check the status of outstanding and received paperwork through Falcon Self-Service on the My Daytona State Portal.

Daytona State College's Federal School Code is 001475.

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All required financial aid paperwork must be submitted before the end of the semester while you are enrolled. If required paperwork is submitted after the end of the semester, you will not be eligible for financial aid for that semester. 

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Office of Financial Aid

Summer Hours 

May 13 – August 9

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

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