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Financial Aid

Students can now submit documents electronically to Financial Aid through the Financial Aid Portal. Please note a written signature must be provided on forms which require a signature and a typed signature will not be accepted.

The Financial Aid staff provide necessary tools and education to our students and the community to assist in the financial aid and employment process. We provide grants, loans, scholarships and work study employment opportunities in accordance with federal and state regulations.

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Apply for Financial Aid: Get Started

To receive consideration for financial aid, all materials and completed applications must be submitted no later than the deadline.

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Financial Aid Portal: Check Your Status

We use paperless notifications and all correspondence will be available through the Financial Aid Portal. Check it and your student email often for updates.

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Student Employment

Career and Student Employment (CASE)

Career and Student Employment is available to help with work study, career exploration, job search, campus employment, and resume writing.

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FAFSA Workshop

Need help completing your FAFSA? Sign up for a FAFSA Workshop.

Interested in Student Loans?

Complete the loans steps if you want a student loan. To find information about student loans and the loan steps, please see the Student Loans page.

2017 -2018 Financial Aid Application Checklist

Keep track of what you need to do to apply for Financial Aid at Highline College by using our checklist.

Highline College:

  • Does not require the use of any particular lender or limit the choice of lenders offering Private or Alternative student loans (Education Loans)
  • Does not recommend particular lenders to students.
  • Processes Alternative student loan applications through any lender a student chooses.
  • Does not solicit or accept anything of value from any lender in exchange for any advantage sought by the lender to make education loans to students.
  • Prohibits employees of the financial aid office from taking from any lender any gift worth more than nominal value, and strictly adheres to Washington State guidelines pertaining to gifts to state employees.
  • Prohibits employees of the financial aid office from entering into any type of consulting arrangement or other contract to provide to a lender services relating to education loans.
  • Prohibits employees of the financial aid office who may serve on an advisory
    board relating to education loans established by a lender or group of lenders from receiving anything of value from the lender(s) in connection with serving on such advisory board (or committee or group).
  • Prohibits employees, representatives or agents of lenders from providing staffing services to the financial aid office.
  • Prohibits employees, representatives or agents of lenders from identifying themselves to students of the College or their parents as employees, representatives or agents of the financial aid office.
  • Does not assign a particular lender for any borrower, through award packaging or other methods, and does not refuse to certify or delay certification of any loan
    based on the borrower’s selection of a particular lender or guaranty agency.
  • Does not offer any student loan program where any form of revenue sharing
    with the lender is involved, also referred to by several attorneys general as
    “Opportunity Loans.”

Updated April 2011

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Message Line: (206) 592-3358

Fax: (206) 592-4856

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Highline College
Financial Aid M/S 6-5

PO Box 98000
Des Moines, WA 98198-9800