Financial Aid

Financial aid is money provided to help bridge the gap between your own resources and the amount needed to pay for the cost of attending college.

Here you'll find answers to your questions about how you might pay for college, how to apply for aid, and what financial aid programs are available at MHCC.

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get money on time

If you need
financial aid by
the start of the
academic terms:
File the FAFSA
by these dates:
You must also
complete all MHCC
paperwork by
the following deadlines:
Summer Term
As soon after Jan. 1 as possible
April 1
Fall Term
April 1 — earlier if possible
July 1
Winter Term
July 1 — earlier if possible
October 1
Spring Term
Nov. 1 — earlier if possible
February 1

tips 1.   File your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online for faster processing (
2. Check MyMHCC regularly for your application status and turn in required documents promptly.
  3. If you missed deadlines, financial aid will not be available until after the start of the term.
  4.   Students are served first-come, first-served for fairness - do not ask for exceptions unless the College made a clear error in your file completion date. This will help us serve you and all students faster!
It can take up to 6 weeks for your financial aid to be ready after you file your FAFSA!

Be | On Time

Federal School Code: 003204

Contact Information:    
Phone: 503 -491-7262 Fax: 503-491-7379
Address: Mt. Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St.
Gresham, Or 97030



Student Services


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Important Dates:

  • Complete your 2014-15 FAFSA application now. Remember that you have to re-apply each year to receive financial aid.

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