Isothermal Community College

Financial Aid

Apply for Financial Aid today!  Even if you have missed the Priority Deadline.  It is not too late!

Priority Deadlines for Financial Aid:
  • Spring 2016 - November 20, 2015
  • Summer 2016 - April 22, 2016

*Students planning to utilize financial aid for payment of tuition, must complete the steps below before beginning the registration process.

**Please note: Steps may take 2 - 4 weeks to complete. Please plan appropriately.**

  1. Apply for admission, submit all high school transcripts or GED scores, and complete the placement test, if needed.
  2. Complete and submit the FAFSA at least two weeks prior to our deadline. FAFSA applications are available online at
  3. Complete and return all requested paperwork sent from ICC following your FAFSA application by the deadline listed above.

**For more information about the priority deadlines and payment dates, see below.*

Financial Aid Census Dates:

  • Fall 2015: September 11, 2015
  • Spring 2016: February 1, 2016
  • Summer 2016: June 9, 2016

*If you are unsure how dropping or withdrawing from a course prior to the FA census date will impact your eligibility for financial aid, please visit the Financial Aid Office.*

Financial Aid Disbursement Dates

Fall 2015

Spring 2015

Summer 2016








Dates to be determined.

Any funds remaining on your account after tuition charges, fees, books, and supplies have been deducted, will be released to the student in the form of a check.  

For those students who have completed all of their paperwork and have received an award letter prior to the beginning of the term, their checks are released on the first date in the term as noted in the schedule above. Checks will then be written monthly after that for those students who have not completed their paperwork early enough for the first processing of checks. Checks can be picked up at the Business Office between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  Checks not picked up from the Business Office within 21 days, will be mailed to the address on your account in our computer system. Please make sure your address is correct.

  • You will be required to present a picture ID to get your check.
  • Checks will not be released to anyone other than the person whose name appears on the check.

Lee L. Powers Service Scholarship Deadlines: 

  • Fall 2015 - November 16, 2015

  • Spring 2015 - May 2, 2016

Priority Deadlines for FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) filing for 2015-2016:

  • Spring 2016 - November 20, 2015
  • Summer 2016 - April 22, 2016

FAFSA filing priority deadlines for 2015-2016: Students must file their FAFSA and submit all requested documentation by the priority date to ensure their FAFSA is processed in time and their financial aid award is in place for semester payment dates.

Payment Dates:
  • Spring 2016:  December 4, 2015
  • Summer 2016:  April 22, 2016.

To see if you are missing any requested documents please log in to Patriot Port and under Financial Aid in the left side column, select “My Documents”. If you do not know how or are having difficulty logging into Patriot Port please email Help Desk @

Please do not delay in completing your paperwork as this will prevent your Financial Aid from being awarded. To discuss your options please come speak to a Financial Aid Counselor or call 828-395-4198.

Contacting the Help Desk

If you need assistance accessing Patriot Port or Moodle, please contact the Help Desk.