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Pierce College, Financial Aid Office

The financial aid process can be challenging and confusing. Our financial aid team is committed to making the financial aid process as transparent and understandable as possible. The sections below will assist you in navigating the financial aid process. If you should have further questions, please contact our office.

Students are encouraged to submit their FAFSA application by the following priority dates listed below:

Quarter to Begin AttendingRecommended FAFSA or WASFA Submission DateRecommended date to submit all required documents to complete your Financial Aid Award
Summer 2015March 1, 2015May 1, 2015
Fall 2015March 1, 2015May 1, 2015
Winter 2016September 1, 2015October 1, 2015
Spring 2016January 1, 2016February 1, 2016

Navigating Financial Aid

Welcome to Pierce College! The information listed below will help you understand your financial aid options and let you know how to start the application process. We are here to help, so please contact our office if you have any questions.

Please see these important sections:

Requirements to Qualify for Financial Aid »
How to know if you are eligible to receive financial aid.

Applying for Aid »
Important steps to follow when applying for financial aid at Pierce College.

Types of Aid »
Learn about the types of federal and state aid available at Pierce College.

Tuition and Fees »
Learn about payment options for paying what you are responsible for.

Get & Keep Your Aid »
Your responsibilities as a financial aid recipient to continue receiving financial aid funding.

Steps for Loan Borrowers »
Next steps to finalize your Federal Loans.

Frequently Asked Questions »
Learn how your aid is disbursed to your student account.

Financial Aid Forms »
Important forms you need when applying for or managing your financial aid.

Financial Aid Portal

To inquire about the status of your financial aid just click Financial Aid Portal to access your financial aid student portal.

  • Log in to your financial aid account and find out the current status of your financial aid award.
  • Access financial aid forms and other important information posted from the financial aid office.
  • This is a secure website, requiring your social security number for username login.
  • Your birth date (MMDDYY) is your password.

School Code 005000


Please include your full name and student ID number with your email inquiry.



Fax Numbers

253-964-6427 (Fort Steilacoom)
253-864-3215 (Puyallup)

Office Hours

M-Th: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.