Financial Aid


Shoreline Community College

Financial Aid

FOSS (5000) Building

16101 Greenwood Ave. N

Shoreline, WA  98133




Phone: 206-546-4762

(Be sure to include a contact phone number and student identification number (SID) number when leaving a message.)


Federal School Code: 003791


Office Hours

Mon. - Thurs.     8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday                 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Shoreline Community College can help you apply for aid and access a full range of financial assistance programs. Eligibility for each program can vary widely, so it is important to understand the requirements for the particular types of aid you may be seeking.


2015-16 Important Dates

  Summer Quarter 2015

  Financial Aid Deadline:

  Classes begin:



  Fall Quarter 2015

  Financial Aid Deadline:

  Classes begin:



  Winter Quarter 2016

  Financial Aid Deadline:

  Classes begin:



  Spring Quarter 2016

  Financial Aid Deadline:

  Classes begin:



Priority Funding Deadline
- 2015-16: March 20, 2015 for all quarters.
- Approximate processing time after all application steps are completed is currently estimated at 10-14 weeks.

 *It is still possible to apply for financial aid after these deadlines.  However, if you miss the deadline, you will need to pay all tuition and fees until your eligibility is determined later in the quarter.



All financial aid refunds are disbursed through HigherOne. Students who have received a financial aid award notification should have received a MyShoreline card and instructions in a separate envelope.

Funds Availability

  • Winter Quarter 2016:
    Grants and loans starting Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Students choose how to receive refunds/disbursements. One of the options listed below must be selected through

  1. Direct deposit to your My Shoreline Card account. Usually available as soon as the funds are awarded beginning at the start of each quarter or,
  2. Direct deposit to another existing financial account, usually available within 3-5 business days or,
  3. U.S. Mail. Mailed in the first two weeks of the quarter

Funds are available if students:

  • Are awarded financial aid (award notifications are generally sent to student email accounts)
  • Are making the required academic progress
  • Registered for the correct number of credits
  • Do not have a block on their account (i.e., parking fine)