Financial Aid

WELCOME!  Thank you for choosing us.  It is the desire of the PDCCC Financial Aid Office that no qualified student shall be denied the privilege of attending college because of the lack of finances, if funds are available.  Please view our updated Financial Aid Handbook for an overview of the Financial Aid Process.

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GET HELP:  Many questions can be answered by visiting our new  Financial Aid Support Center, below, or call our support center any time of day or night–even on weekends and holidays at 1-855-877-3918 to speak to a live person!  If you just need to download a form, please see “Forms for Financial Aid Students” instead.mysupport

GET STARTED NOW:  Paul D. Camp Community College (PDCCC) offers a variety of financial opportunities for students who need financial assistance. See “How To Apply”, at right.  Our school code is 009159.

ELIGIBILITY: To determine if a student qualifies for aid, students must file the FAFSA and meet all eligibility requirements; see “Eligibility for Financial Aid”, at right.  Beginning with the Fall 2015, PDCCC will offer Federal Direct Student Loans.  Loans must be repaid, with interest.  To apply, see “Student Loan Program”, at right.

WANT MORE FREE MONEY?  Apply early:  Grants are free money that does not have to be repaid, as long as a student attends from beginning to end, and earns passing grades. Students who meet the priority FAFSA deadline (listed below) for their first semester each academic year may qualify for state grants in addition to Pell Grant and/or loans.  Priority filing deadlines are:

  • Fall Aid: June 1
  • Spring Aid: October 15
  • Summer Aid (*see note below): April 15

Don’t forget to apply early for scholarships too!  See “Scholarships” section, at right.

ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED: Financial Aid works on a “paycheck theory” that the student earns the aid by attending from beginning to end, and receiving passing grades. Students must successfully complete the semester to avoid owing aid back and/or losing eligibility for continuing aid.  Please see the Satisfactory Academic Progress and Treatment of Title IV Aid When a Student Withdraws policies in the College Catalog.

REFUNDS:  Expecting a refund for a financial award, scholarship, or dropped course? Avoid waiting in lines at school offices and take control of the refund process online. Paul D. Camp Community College offers two electronic refund choices through our partners, Tuition Management Services (TMS).  Manage your account at

SUMMER: *Students should check the SIS for any Pell Summer Trailing awards on April 1, and compare the award to actual tuition charges, once enrolled.  Students who are not eligible for Pell Grant and those who have been enrolled 12 or more credits for both Fall and Spring will need to submit a Summer 2016 State Grant Application by the deadline listed above, for full consideration.

Financial Aid Office Locations:  Click here to see Our Staff!

Franklin Campus located in room 125
P.O. Box 737
Franklin, VA 23851
Fax 757.569.6743

Hobbs Suffolk Campus located in room 100A
P.O. Box 500
Suffolk, VA 23439
Fax 757.925.6732

*Sweepstakes disclaimer:  Sweepstakes is open to all currently registered students at PCCCC. No participation required for entry.  Users may submit an entry via mail to during the sweepstakes period.  Limit one entry per student per sweepstakes period.