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.
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