Financial Aid

SCC offers quality education for an affordable cost. Along the way, our Financial Aid office is here to assist you with your investment.


Apply for Aid

Before you can access any financial aid, you need to complete the FAFSA. Use this guide, and the support of SCC's Financial Aid Office, to simplify your journey through the financial aid application.
SCC School Code: 004603


    Types of Aid

    There are several different types of financial aid opportunities available. Most of them require that you complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To learn more:


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Applying for financial aid can be a confusing process. Check out our FAQ for answers to some of the most common questions.

        Our Financial Aid office provides financial assistance using wide variety of programs. Our team of financial aid professionals are happy to assist our students on a one-on-one basis.

        The Financial Aid Office awards:

        Remember, we're here for you. Don't hesitate to ask us a question or stop by our offices anytime. Affording college is easier than ever with the experts in SCC's Financial Aid office on your side!


         **Which FAFSA do I need to file?**

        Submit the 2024-25 FAFSA to apply for aid for
        Fall 2023, Spring 2025, and Summer 2025
        You will use income information (tax returns, W-2's) from 2022

        Please go to to complete FAFSA and learn about the many changes to the FAFSA form

        We recommend filing your FAFSA before March 1 each year in order to take full advantage of the state of Iowa's grant programs and SCC Foundation Scholarships.
        SCC's school code is 004603



        West Burlington


        Sheri Knipe
        Financial Aid Director
        (319) 208-5014

        Deanna Church
        Assistant Registrar/Financial Aid Officer
        (319) 313-1931 

        Courtney Abolt

        Financial Aid Officer
        (319) 208-5013 

        Debbie Boyer 
        Financial Aid/Student Affairs Specialist
        (319) 313-1922 


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