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Financial Aid FAQ

Financial aid disbursements are calculated based on your TCC eligible active academic program and enrollment level for the semester. Federal regulations require TCC students to be in an eligible TCC academic program to receive financial aid.

Frequently Asked Questions About Financial Aid

What TCC programs are eligible for financial aid?

Eligible programs include:

  • All of our degree programs
  • Most of our certificate programs that are at least 16 credit hours in length

Exception: Recently approved certificate programs may be ineligible until we receive federal approval.

Why do I need to be in an eligible academic program?

Financial aid is only available for students who are pursuing a degree program and/or eligible certificate program at TCC.

How do I verify my active academic program or check if my classes are on my active academic program?

You can view your current active program degree audit in WebAdvisor:

  1. Log in to MyTCCTrack
  2. Select Student Planning
  3. Select Prepare to Register (Go to My Progress and View Program Requirements)

How do I change my academic program?

You can update your academic program at any campus Admissions and Registrar Office or in WebAdvisor.

If you want to change your degree plan, we recommend first meeting with an academic advisor and financial aid to see how this could impact your timeline and potential financial aid.

To change your academic program in WebAdvisor:

  1. Log in to WebAdvisor
  2. Select Students
  3. Select Change My Academic Program in the Student Records Services section
  4. Select an academic program and complete the form
  5. Click submit
  6. Read and confirm the change of program notice

How do I update my catalog year?

You can update your academic program catalog year at any campus Admissions and Registrar Office or by submitting an email request to

What if I have questions about choosing an academic program or classes?

For assistance or questions about an academic program, we recommend meeting with an academic advisor.

You can make an appointment in WebAdvisor to visit with an academic advisor:

  1. Log in to WebAdvisor
  2. Select Students
  3. Select the Advising by Appointment button at the top of the page
  4. Select Continue to the appointment scheduler at the bottom of the page
  5. Log on to ClockWork with your WebAdvisor username and password

Updated November 16, 2021