Financial Literacy & Important Information

1. Financial Literacy

The Washington State legislature passed Substitute SB 5100 that requires us to provide students with information about finances and paying for school.  Shoreline Community College has partnered with iGrad to provide resources related to the Washington College Grant, work study, scholarships and borrowing money for college wisely.  Visit iGrad to create your free account and get started!

iGrad Financial Literacy

2.   Third Party Service Contract for Refunds

After your financial aid pays your tuition, any remaining balance is refunded to you with BankMobile Disbursements, a technology solution, powered by BMTX, Inc.  Please visit their website for details on how you can receive your funds.  View the link below for our contract with BankMobile.

Financial Aid Refund Contract with Third-Party Servicer

3. Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid is an official website of the United States Government to help you access and manage your financial aid.

Federal Student Aid on the Web

4.  Federal Student Loan Information

Learn about federal student loans and your repayment options.  Access your loan balances, contact your loan servicer and more at the link below.

Access your Federal Loan records

5. Student Tax Information - American Opportunity & Lifetime Learning Tax Credits

Note: You do not receive a 1098T for any tax year if your grants/scholarship including disbursements exceed any self-paid tuition.  Review the college's website for how to find your 1098-T tuition statements.  If you have any questions, email

6.  Other Tools

  • Net Price Calculator - The Net Price Calculator allows you to enter information about yourself to find out what students like you paid to attend Shoreline Community College in a prior year, after taking grants and schoalrships into account.
  • College Scorecard - College Scorecards make it easier for you to search for a college that is a good fit for you.  Find out more about affordability and the value of colleges you are interested in attending.
  • College Navigator - This search engine produces information relevant to admission statistics, retention, financial aid, and academics.  It provides another way to compare schools, search for schools in your area and determine costs associated with attending each school.

7. Notification of Title IV Student Complaint Process

The Higher Education Act (HEA) prohibits an institution of higher education from engaging in a "substantial misrepresentation of the nature of its education programs, its financial charges, or the employability of its graduates." 20 U.S.C. §1094(c)(3)(A).  Further, each state must have a "process to review and appropriately act on complaints concerning the institution including enforcing applicable state laws." 24 C.F.R. §600.9.  The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) maintains a process to investigate complaints of this nature brought by community and technical college students in the state of Washington.  For more information, contact SBCTC Student Services, PO Box 42495, Olympia, WA 98504-2495, 360-704-4315 or visit