Happy Thanksgiving! There are no classes on Wednesday, November 21, but the college offices will be open. After that the college is closed until classes resume on Monday.

You should apply for financial aid!

Over 60% of applicants receive some form of financial assistance to help with college expenses including tuition, books and supplies, and other costs.

The Financial Aid Office is located in the main hallway of building 100. Hours: Mon. – Thurs., 8:30AM – 5PM; Friday, 8:30AM – 4PM.

Getting Started

We offer help sessions! Attend a group session or schedule a private one-on-one session with us. Schedule it NOW

Apply for FAFSA

  1. If you don’t already have an email address, get one.
  2. Create (or find) your FSA ID.
  3. Apply for FAFSA.

Get More Money with a Scholarship

Why stop with federal aid? You may be eligible for a scholarship! There are many available.

Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces:

Veterans and military members have a host of educational benefit programs.

What is covered?

  • Tuition and fees
  • Books and other required materials

You may also be able to secure funding for the following related expenses through scholarships and loans:

  • Transportation
  • Housing and food
  • Health care and personal expenses
  • Child care
  • Special services for students with disabilities

When do I get the money?

Detailed instructions are available to check the status of your financial aid.

Financial Aid Grants

You do not have to formally accept grant awards. Provided you are enrolled at the end of the two-week add/drop period, your grants will be applied to your student account.

Refunds

Financial Aid refunds are processed and sent out starting in October for the Fall Semester and starting in March for the Spring Semester.  If you believe you are due a refund, you can check the status on your MyCommNet account under account balance by term.  A negative final number here represents the refund you may expect.  Please contact the Financial Aid office if you have any questions.

Scholarships

Scholarships are often awarded from 3rd parties, so to find out how and when funds are distributed, look up the scholarship for which you applied and find the info there, or get in touch with someone at that organization for more info.

How much will college cost? Get a quick quote now.

More Info

FAQ

Financial Aid refunds are processed and sent out starting in October for the Fall Semester and starting in March for the Spring Semester.  If you believe you are due a refund, you can check the status on your MyCommNet account under account balance by term.  A negative final number here represents the refund you may expect.  Please contact the Financial Aid office if you have any questions.

Tunxis Community College school code is 009764

You can apply as early as October 1 of the year preceding the year you wish to attend!

Deadlines

Federal Deadline
Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2019.
Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Time, September 14, 2019.

State Deadline
Connecticut – February 15, 2018, by midnight, Central Time. For priority consideration, submit application by date specified. Additional forms may be required.

Cost of Attendance (COA) 2018-2019*

COA Independent Student-

Books and Supplies- 1200
Standard Fees- 552
Housing- 6888
Miscellaneous Personal- 2632
Meals- 3076
Transportation- 2120
Tuition- 3912
Total: 20380

COA Dependent Student-

Books and Supplies-1200
Standard Fees-552
Miscellaneous Personal-2002
Meals-2120
Transportation-2120
Tuition- 3912
Total: 12862

*budget is based off of full time enrollment

Need Help?

Contact Financial Aid at 860.773.1422 or email tx-finaid@tunxis.edu.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!