Monday, January 23 - Weather Closing

Greenfield Community College will close at 5pm this evening due to impending storm - All evening classes and all activities, at all locations, that are scheduled to start at 5pm or later have been cancelled and the buildings will be closed. This evening's Orientation has been cancelled and students should check their email for other alternatives to today’s orientation. For the latest status, call the Greenfield Community College weather hotline at (413) 775-1010.

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FAFSA

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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the only Financial Aid application used by Greenfield Community College. By filing a FAFSA, you are requesting assistance in paying for college, from the federal government. The forms of aid available through the FAFSA include grants, loans and work-study. GCC and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will also use the information you provide on the FAFSA to award state and institutional aid.

  • The FAFSA is free to file. You should not pay to submit a FAFSA.
  • Beginning with the 2017-2018 FAFSA, you will need your tax information from two years previous to complete the FAFSA. For example, for the 2017-2018 FAFSA, you will use calendar year 2015 tax, income, and asset data.
  • If you are a Dependent Student you will also need parent tax information. This is all IRS 1040 forms and employer W-2 forms.
    • A complete list of the required documents is available here.
  • You sign the FAFSA using your Department of Education FSA ID.
  • It is important to follow FAFSA deadlines to retain your maximum eligibility for aid funds:
    • Earliest date to apply – October 1
    • Massachusetts priority deadline – May 1
    • GCC priority deadline – May 1
    • Complete list of FAFSA filing deadlines
  • In addition to the GCC Financial Aid Office, assistance with the FAFSA is available from the U.S. Department of Education (online chat is also available), or by calling 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243).
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