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Financial Aid Night 2023
The EHS Financial Aid Night was held virtually on September 28th for the Class of 2024. This provided helpful information regarding the 2024-2025 FAFSA which is expected to "open" on December 1, 2023. The recorded Zoom is also provided for reference via this link.



Prepare for 2024-25 FAFSA by joining HESAA online to learn about FSA IDs.

It is that time of the year where 12th grade students/parents (now contributors) must start thinking about completing the FAFSA.  Yes, the FAFSA will be delayed/slated for release in December 2023 (no specific date has been announced from the United States Department of Education (FSA). To be ready, HESAA has setup Zoom sessions where student/parent(s) - now referred to as “information contributors” can have access to the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), with their user id and passwords (FSA ID’s). Yes, both English and Spanish dates are available and no registration is required.  

Who should create an FSA ID: Students, Parent(s)

Link to the details are here: https://www.hesaa.org/Pages/FAFSA.aspx

How to Create a FSA ID
The student and parent must create a FSA ID in order to "sign" the FAFSA application before submitting.

8 Steps How to Apply for Federal/State Aid

New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application
The New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application allows NJ Dreamers enrolled in eligible NJ colleges and universities to apply for state financial aid. For eligibility criteria and to apply, please visit the HESAA website.

NJ Community College Opportunity Grant
CCOG (Community College Opportunity Grant) - a program for students whose parents have income of 65K or lower may be eligible for a grant to their community college, MCC is one of the participating community colleges. For additional information, please visit their website.

NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA):http://www.hesaa.org/

HESAA Hotline(609) 584-4480 or 1(800) 792-8670
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm; Friday 8am-5pm


Financial Aid Glossary
FAFSA, net price, priority date — you may come across some unfamiliar terms as you start looking into and applying for financial aid. Here is a glossary to help you make sense of it all!

Plan for College - Resources and information on planning for the cost of  college.