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The 2015-2016 FAFSA must be completed to receive any federal financial aid for the academic year beginning Fall Semester 2015. Complete your 2015-2016 FAFSA with 2014 federal tax return information.

*Need more information? Click on the FAFSA 101 page*

GHC School Code = 009507

Financial Aid funds will be released to Georgia Highlands College on September 4, 2015
Refunds will be sent out to students within 14 days of this date
Make sure you have selected your preferred refund method via Higher One 

Do you have a balance due for Fall? Check your SCHEDULE/BILL here!

The Business Office issues refunds via the preferred refund method selected through Higher One.

Timeframe: Once aid is credited onto the student's account, the Business Office will issue refunds within 14 days via the refund preference selected on your Higher One Account.

You may contact the Office of Financial Aid or the Business Office by clicking  NEED HELP? GHC 411.


The Department of Student Financial Aid is here to assist you in the application process for all types of financial aid.  Financial Aid is available to eligible students in the form of grants, scholarships, loans and work programs.

To be considered for Federal and State financial aid, you must be admitted to Georgia Highlands College and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  On the FAFSA, you should request that the information be sent to Georgia Highlands College. Our school code is 009507.

GHC Confidentiality

Georgia Highlands College complies with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, also known as FERPA, which prohibits the release of educational records without student  permission.  FERPA states that the college, its agents, faculty, staff, and administrators are not allowed to share educational information with anyone (including parents and spouses) without the written authorization and consent of the student.

Walk-In Customer Service Confidentiality Policy

Students who wish to know specific information (i.e. types of awards and/or dollar amounts, etc.) about their financial aid records are required to provide the Financial Aid Department staff with their GHC ID Card.  Information concerning a student's file will not be released to a parent, spouse, or any other relative without the express written consent of the student.  You may, however, obtain specific information regarding your financial aid file by visiting your SCORE account.  We will accept photo identification for new students who are in the process of applying to GHC and have not received their ID Card.

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Telephone Customer Service Confidentiality Policy

Only general information (i.e. forms required to complete your financial aid file, whether your file is complete or not) will be released via the telephone.  Information concerning a student's file will not be released to a parent, spouse, or any other relative without the express written consent of the student.  The student, however, may obtain specific information regarding their financial aid file by visiting their SCORE account.  Social Security numbers will not be accepted over the phone.

Have Questions...Click NEED HELP?

The first available Financial Aid staff member will respond to you as soon as possible.



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