Financial Aid Virtual Lobby

Ways to Pay for College

There are several solutions for any student to cover the cost of their experience at Santa Fe College. Visit our Ways to Pay page to explore your options, including:

  • Federal and State Financial Aid
  • Scholarships
  • Discounted Tuition (FL Resident)
  • Tuition Waivers and Exemptions
  • Payment Plans

Do you still need help after reviewing the Ways to Pay page? Choose how you would like to connect with a financial aid representative below.

Eligibility for Aid

The Federal Government has set certain criteria to be eligible for financial aid. Visit our Eligibility page for important information.

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Applying for Aid/FAFSA Help

The process of applying for aid can be confusing sometimes. Visit our Applying for Aid page for important information.

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Documents to Verify Your FAFSA Information

Some students are selected by the Federal Government to verify information in their FAFSA (Application for Financial Aid). For help understanding the verification process visit our Verification page.

Your My FA Status page within eSantaFe will tell you what documents we need. In most cases you can upload them right there.

Do you still need help after reviewing the Verification page and your My FA Status page? Choose how you would like to connect with a financial aid representative below.

Disbursements (Payments to Students)

Disbursement is the payment of remaining student aid and scholarship funds, after tuition, fees and books have been deducted. This can also be called a "refund."

For information about your disbursement visit our Disbursement page and review your My FA Status page within eSantaFe.

Do you still need help after reviewing the Disbursement page and your My FA Status page? Choose how you would like to connect with a financial aid representative below.

Drop/Withdrawal from Classes

Dropping or withdrawing from classes almost always affects your financial aid. It can impact the amount of aid you have been awarded and your eligibility for aid in the future.

Review the Satisfactory Academic Progress page and then contact the financial aid office to discuss your situation. Choose how you would like to connect with a financial aid representative below.

Additionally, if you drop, withdrawal from, or otherwise fail to complete all your classes in the semester, you may be required to return money to the Federal Government. This process if know as Return to Title IV or R2T4. Review our R2T4 page for more information.

Dropping or withdrawing from a class may also impact your future eligibility for the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship. If you are a Bright Futures recipient read more at our Bright Futures page.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

The Federal Government requires that you are completing your classes with passing grades to remain eligible for financial aid. This is called Satisfactory Academic Process. For more information visit our Satisfactory Academic Progress page.

Additionally, if you drop, withdrawal from, or otherwise fail to complete all your classes in the semester, you may be required to return money to the Federal Government.  This process if know as Return to Title IV or R2T4.  Review our R2T4  page for more information.

Dropping or withdrawing from a class may also impact your future eligibility for the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship. If you are a Bright Futures recipient read more at our Bright Futures page.

If due to unforeseen circumstances you did not make standards for Satisfactory Academic Progress you may appeal to have your financial aid eligibility reinstated. Go to your My FA Status page in eSantaFe to submit your appeal.

Do you still need help after reviewing the Satisfactory Academic Progress page and your My FA Status page? Choose how you would like to connect with a financial aid representative below.

Book Charging

Financial aid recipients may charge books and supplies using a bookstore line of credit (BLOC) at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore (B&N) at Santa Fe College. Visit our Book Charging page for important information.

Do you still need help after reviewing the Book Charging page? Choose how you would like to connect with a financial aid representative below.

UF@SF Programs

Santa Fe College offers two special partnership programs with the University of Florida: Gator Engineering and Gator Design and Construction.  The way students in these programs receive financial aid changes as they progress. It is important that UF@SF special programs students review the special programs page for critical information.

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Florida Bright Futures Scholarship

Information regarding eligibility, renewal requirements, appeals and more for the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship can be found on our Bright Futures page.

Additional information can be found on the Florida Office of Student Financial Assistance Bright Futures page.

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Other

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