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Avoiding Financial Aid Scams

Getting help to find money for college doesn’t have to cost you anything. Applying is 100% FREE and the Mt. SAC Financial Aid Office offers FREE assistance and guidance with the financial aid application process. You don’t have to pay to get help finding money for college.

Be cautious about paying for any service that will assist you with applying for financial aid, submitting appeals, or requesting additional financial assistance.

Protect your identity and be careful about sharing sensitive information such as your:

  • Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Username and Passwords
  • Debit/Credit Card
  • Banking Information
  • Home Address
  • Personal Identifiable Information

The Mt. SAC Financial Aid Office offers FREE assistance with the financial aid application process. Students can always contact the Financial Aid Office for questions regarding their status, appeals, and opportunities to receive other financial aid resources.

For more information and resources on avoiding financial aid scams visit the Department of Education website here.