Financial Aid

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Welcome to BBCC Financial Aid!

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Financial aid can lower the cost of a Big Bend Community College education. BBCC will calculate your eligibility for aid on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students as determined by federal, state, and institutional regulations, policies and procedures. Your eligibility will be determined using the information you, and in some cases your parents, submit on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. For DREAMer students, financial aid eligibility will be determined using information submitted on the Washington Application for State Financial Aid, or WASFA.

BBCC awards financial aid chronologically based on the assigned “Ready to Award” date. The “Ready to Award” date is assigned once all required documents have been received.

Check the Financial Aid Portal for the most up to date information regarding the status of your Financial Aid Application.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Financial Aid Portal

To apply for financial aid, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the FAFSA.


The Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID

Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID

The FSA ID has replaced the student or parent pin. The FSA ID is a student or parent’s electronic passport to Federal Student Aid Online. All application for Federal Student Aid will require the FSA ID to electronically sign or make corrections to your FAFSA. The FSA ID is required for all students, parents of dependent students, and loan borrowers. Create your FSA ID today by clicking HERE.

Financial Aid Portal

Click here to go to the Financial Aid Portal

You can check on the status of financial aid application on the Financial Aid Portal. Is your application Ready to Award or are you missing information?

Your User Name is your Social Security number. Your Password is your six-digit birthdate in mmddyy format.

Password Examples:
June 7, 1986 = 060786
December 22, 1994 = 122294

BBCC Title IV School Code 003770

Financial Aid Office
Phone: 509.793.2034
Fax: 509.762.3648
Toll Free

1.877.745.1212 ext 2034

Mailing Address
7662 Chanute Street NE
Moses Lake, WA


Priority Funding Dates

  • Summer/Fall Quarter – April 15th
  • Winter Quarter- November 2nd
  • Spring Quarter- February 2nd

Use the 2016-2017 FAFSA for financial aid for quarters that start July 1, 2016 through June, 2017.

Use the 2015-2016 FAFSA for financial aid for quarters that start July 1, 2015 through June, 2016.

The FAFSA, the Data Sheet and all requested documents must be received by the Financial Aid Office by the Priority Funding Date to ensure determination of eligibility prior to the tuition due date.

Financial Awareness

Click here to learn more about how SALT can help college students and alums take control of their finances and live well by planning for tomorrow.


Higher One BBCC Debit Card

Financial Aid Portal


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