Priority 1 Deadline:
Your 2019-2020 FAFSA and financial aid file should be complete by April 26, 2019 to meet the Massachusetts state grant deadline and prepare for on time registration.
Priority 2 Deadline:
To receive notification of your financial aid award before the Fall 2019 bill due date, your financial aid file must be complete by July 19, 2019.
Priority 3 Deadline:
To receive notification of your financial aid award before the first day of Fall 2019 classes, your financial aid file must be complete by August 16, 2019. Students completing financial aid files after August 16, 2019 should be prepared to make payment arrangements at the time of registration.
Remember that getting a financial aid award is a process that takes time!
Important Information for Students taking Classes in September 2019
Start by filing the 2019-2020 FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov. BHCC’s school code is 011210 and must be included on your FAFSA for our office to receive your information. It takes 3-5 business days for BHCC to receive your FAFSA information once you have filed. It can take up to three weeks for your financial aid file to be reviewed once your file is complete.