How-To Videos

Financial Aid "How To" Page

On this page, you will find video instructions on how to complete most financial aid tasks. If you can’t find the answers to your questions here, visit our Support Center. There, you can find answers to many questions in the search box, as well as live chat with a representative or submit a case to receive an e-mail response. You can also give us a call toll-free at 855-844-3631. Chat and call agents are available to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Create Your FSA ID

This video shows how to create your Federal Student Aid ID and password. You will use this to sign the FAFSA, apply for student loans, and access your financial aid history electronically.

File the FAFSA

The FAFSA is your electronic application for federal and state financial aid. This kicks off the application process.

After the FAFSA

This video shows what will happen with your FAFSA after you file and how to check your FAFSA processing status.

Check Your Status

After you submit the FAFSA, we will contact you to let you know if we need additional information. This video shows you how we will contact you, how to check the status of your financial aid at BRCC, and how to submit any requested documents.

How Much is My Aid?

Once you have responded to all requests for information, you will receive a financial aid notification. This video shows you how to view how much financial aid you have been packaged as well as whether it your courses are eligible for aid.

Know if You Owe

This video shows you how to determine whether your financial aid will cover all of your tuition charges or whether you will owe a balance. It also helps you determine whether you have financial aid available for books or other expenses.

Mobile SIS

You can check your financial aid status, read messages, and submit documents using the SIS Mobile site. This video shows you how to complete these and other financial aid functions on SIS Mobile.

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Financial Aid
Houff Student Center
Office Hours:
M-F: 8:30 am-5:00 pm

24/7 Support:
(855) 844-3631
(540) 453-2241
Support Center

FAX: (540) 234-8189
Federal School Code: 006819