Please submit all completed financial aid forms to the Financial Aid Office located on the second floor of the Student/Conference Center, or mail to:
Highland Community College
Financial Aid Office
2998 W. Pearl City Rd.
Freeport, IL 61032
Explains need for social security number on financial aid forms.
HCC Financial Aid Data Form Required
Required from all financial aid students. Students must provide personal and academic information and verify number of household members
HCC Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy Required
Mandatory for all financial aid students. This form explains the academic standards that all financial aid recipients must maintain in order to receive financial aid.
Financial Aid Authorization/Return of Title IV Funds Form Required
Required from all financial aid students. This form authorizes the Financial Aid Office to release a student's financial aid award(s) to cover any college charges. It also provides information to the student regarding how the Return of Title IV Funds policy can affect a student's financial aid award(s). Read the Return of Title IV Funds Policy here.
Federal Verification Worksheet – Dependent
Required if a student is selected for the verification process. Student is considered a dependent if required to provide parents' tax information on the FAFSA form.
Federal Verification Worksheet – Independent
Required if a student is selected for the verification process. Student is considered an independent if not required to provide parents' tax information on the FAFSA form.
Other Untaxed Income Verification Form for 2014
Form may be required if a student is selected for a specific verification process.
Confirmation of Income Worksheet – Dependent
Form must be completed if a student does not meet income guidelines
Legal Dependent Verification Worksheet
Form must be completed if a student does not meet income guidelines, and the only factor making the student independent is by answering yes on FAFSA to providing over 50% of support for a dependent.
If a student experienced extenuating circumstances which led to their financial aid eligibility being terminated as a result of failing to meet the standards of satisfactory academic progress policy, this form can be completed and submitted (along with other required documentation) to the Financial Aid Office for reconsideration.
Acceptable Documentation for Proof of Illinois Residency
This form provides a list of documents approved by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to verify Illinois residency.