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Paying for College

BCC’s OneStop Student Service Center staff can help you obtain the financial resources you need to pay for college, even if you think you may not qualify for federal grants.  To get started, create a FSA Account and complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) with BCC’s School Code: 015285!

  • Complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid). Enter BCC’s School Code: 015285

Need additional help?

Contact OneStop@brunswickcc.edu.

We can assist you over the phone or setup an in-person or virtual appointment.


Types of Financial Aid

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I pay my tuition?

You have a few options:

  • log into your Self-Service, select “Make a Payment” and pay by credit/debit card
  • remit payment over the phone, 910.755.7318
  • visit the Cashier’s Office, Building A, first floor to pay in person; or
  • setup a Payment Plan with the Business Office 

Note: To remain enrolled in classes, remit tuition by the payment due date. If you are unable to pay the full tuition amount, consider applying for a Payment Plan.

How do I apply for a Payment Plan?

Brunswick Community College is pleased to provide students with a Tuition Payment Plan. This plan allows you to pay your tuition and fees in monthly installments.

To create a Payment Plan:

  • Log into your Self-Service, select “Make a Payment” and select “Create a Payment Plan”; or
  • Visit the Business Office, Building A, first floor.  Complete the Tuition Payment Plan Enrollment Application and make your first payment.

NOTE: A payment plan is not effective until you have made your first payment. During peak registration periods, a Payment Plan Requests may take up to 24 hours to be processed.

What Grants and Scholarships are currently available?

Federal and State Grants:  Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSOG), NC Community College Grant, NC Education Lottery Scholarship, Golden LEAF, and Longleaf Commitment Grant. You apply to each of these grants by completing an annual FAFSA application.

Local Scholarships:  The Brunswick Guarantee Scholarship is available year-round. Students must complete a FAFSA and a Brunswick Guarantee Scholarship application.

BCC Foundation:  Over 100 scholarship opportunities offered.  Application period March 1st – May 31st each year.

Federal Work-Study:  Part-Time Job for students with financial need.  To apply, click the option in your FAFSA application.

Veteran Education Benefits:  Post 9/11 GI Bill, Active Duty Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve and Guard Montgomery GI Bill, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Education Programs. Contact the Financial Aid office for additional details, bccfinancialaid@brunswickcc.edu.

Federal COVID Grants: The college received several grants to provide assistance to those students affected by Covid 19. At this time all funds have been expended. Additional information about these grants may be found on the Cares and HEERF Scholarships webpage.

Does the College provide Childcare Assistance?

Yes. The North Carolina General Assembly appropriates limited funding each academic year to be used to assist student-parents with child care expenses. The intent of this grant is to assist need-based students with the financial responisbility of child care so that they may stay enrolled and complete their educational goals.

Eligible students may receive up to $650 per month per child.

To be eligible for the NC Child Care Grant, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a legal resident of North Carolina
  • Be enrolled in as a Curriculum student
  • Be enrolled at least 6 credit hours
  • Have a 2022-23 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)on file with the Office of Financial Aid
  • Must main Satisfactory Academic Progress (2.0 GPA and 67% completion rate)
  • Must submit monthly attendance sheets for each class enrolled
  • Must submit monthly attendance record from child care provider for each child

Child Care grants are awarded on a first-come, first service basis and preference is provided to students in seated classes.

For additional information, contact us at (910) 755-7320 or OneStop@brunswickcc.edu.

I have been selected for Verification, where do I find the requested Financial Aid Forms?

If you have been advised by the Office of Financial Aid to complete and submit a form(s), click on the button below and enter your user ID and password. Once you have logged in, you should see a list of Financial Aid forms. Select the form you were requested to completed.

If you do not see the requested form, please contact the Office of Financial Aid. Please complete only the form when you have been requested to do so, using the correct year, and return as soon as possible to avoid delay in processing your Financial Aid application.

I was notified that I will be dropped from my classes for non-payment and my Financial Aid application is in process. What should I do?

To remain enrolled you must remit the tuition due. If you are unable to pay the full amount, consider applying for a Payment Plan where you pay an initial amount and then monthly installments. If awarded financial aid, your aid will be applied to your account and any excess funds received will be returned to you.

Log into your Self-Service account or call the Cashier’s office, 910.755.7318, to pay tuition or setup a Payment Plan.

  • Log into your Self-Service, select “Make a Payment” or select “Create a Payment Plan”; or
  • Visit the Business Office, Building A, first floor.  Complete the Tuition Payment Plan Enrollment Application and make your first payment.

NOTE: A payment plan is not effective until you have made your first payment. During peak registration periods, a Payment Plan Requests may take up to 24 hours to be processed.

Does Financial Aid cover the cost of my books?

The amount of financial aid a student has available for books is determined by the financial aid award minus the cost of tuition and fees. Most financial aid and Brunswick Guarantee scholarship recipients have available funds to purchase books. Shop online at BCC’s Bookstore or stop by the Bookstore located in Building A no earlier than 10 days prior to the start of the semester. Financial Aid will only cover course materials listed on your course syllabus.

The last day to purchase books and/or supplies in the Bookstore using financial aid is 5 business days after classes start. This also applies to using Brunswick Guarantee funds for purchases.

How do I maintain Financial Aid Eligibility (SAP)?

Federal and state regulations require that students complete an annual FAFSA form and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) to be eligible to continue receiving funding. For details of BCC’s Policy webpage and refer to 4.20 Satisfactory Academic Progress. For additional questions, contact a Financial Aid Counselor at bccfinancialaid@brunswickcc.edu

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