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Our Financial Aid team is working virtually to assist you. 
Please feel free to reach out to us by email at NV-FinancialAid@nv.edu or speak to us live at the following times:

Tuesdays, 9:30am - 11:30am Join (Help available in both English and Spanish)

Wednesdays, 11:30am - 1:30pm Join

Thursdays, 9:30am - 11:30am Join

For a full list of NVCC's student virtual supports along with community mental health and food assistance resources, please visit nv.edu/virtualsupport.

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Concerned About Paying for Your Education?

We are here to help, whether you have questions about the steps you need to take to apply for financial aid or whether it's about the verification process after you've already applied. Remember that you must fill out a new FAFSA annually. If you have questions about the financial aid process, look through the resources on our "Steps to Financial Aid" page or contact us today!

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FREE Financial Aid Workshops

FREE Financial Aid Workshops

 

 

Need help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?

Join us for a FREE workshop in English or Spanish:
Students should arrive online at least one hour prior to the end of the session to allow enough time to complete the FAFSA and bring the needed documents listed below.

 

 Day  Date  Time Workshop Location
Saturday November 19, 2022 9am-12pm (please join by 11 am to complete the FAFSA process.) Tech Hall T510
Saturday December 3, 2022 9am-12pm (please join by 11am to complete the FAFSA process) Tech Hall T510
Saturday January 7, 2023 9am-12:30pm (please join by 11am to complete the FAFSA process.) Kinney Hall K614
Saturday January 21, 2023 9am-12:30pm (please join by 11am to complete the FAFSA process.) Kinney Hall K614

Times above don't work for you?  CONNTAC, Inc. provides virtual FAFSA workshops Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am - 5:30 pm.  Submit a request with CONNTAC here.

 

 

I'm coming to a workshop. What do I need to bring?

To apply for Financial Aid for the Fall 2022/Spring 2023 semesters please bring the following:

  • FSA ID for student and/or parent MUST be obtained prior to workshop by going to https://fsaid.ed.gov
  • Students MUST come prepared with FSA IDs for both student and/or parent and ALL tax information in order for the FAFSA to be completed AND submitted on this day for Fall 2022/Spring 2023
  • 2020 federal tax return for parent and/or student
  • 2020 W2s for parent and/or student
  • Green card (if you are an eligible non-citizen)
  • Child support received in 2020
  • Workmen’s compensation amount in 2020

To apply for Financial Aid for the Fall 2023/ Spring 2024 semesters please bring the following documents:

 

  • FSA ID for student and/or parent MUST be obtained prior to workshop by going to https://fsaid.ed.gov
  • Students MUST come prepared with FSA IDs for both student and/or parent and ALL tax information in order for the FAFSA to be completed AND submitted on this day for Fall 2023/Spring 2024.
  • 2021 federal tax return for parent and/or student
  • 2021 W2s for parent and/or student
  • Green card (if you are an eligible non-citizen)
  • Child support received in 2021
  • Workmen’s compensation amount in 2021

Questions? Contact us

Has Your Financial Situation Changed Since Filing Your FAFSA? You can Submit Documents Using the Secure Link Below.

We are aware that many students and families have been impacted by the current pandemic in different ways, and we want you to know that we are here to support you however we can.

If you have lost employment or have experienced a significant reduction in income due to COVID-19, we may be able to adjust the income on your 2022-23 FAFSA to reflect your current financial standing. Click the button to learn more.

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Important Info When Filling Out Your FASA 

The 2022-2023 FAFSA application for the fall 22/spring 23 academic year will continue to use Naugatuck Valley Community College's school code 006982 .

The 2023-2024  FAFSA applications for the fall 23/spring 24 academic year will use Capital Community College’s federal school code of 007635. Naugatuck Valley Community College is transitioning into Connecticut State Community College beginning in the Fall 2023 semester. Connecticut State Community College will be using Capital Community College’s current federal school code of 007635 once the transition is complete, so this information is needed to process your financial aid application for the Fall 2023 semester and the 2023-2024 academic year. Please note that the US Department of Education will update the college name on the FAFSA in the summer of 2023.

Verification

Financial Aid Update

 2022-2023 Verification

NVCC has partnered with Inceptia to expedite the federal verification process by utilizing the Verification Gateway online portal. Read more about verification.

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Email NVCC's Financial Aid Team
Phone: 203-575-8274
Fax: 203-575-8157


Where we're located:
750 Chase Parkway, Kinney Hall-Room 512
Waterbury, CT 06708

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Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator provides students with personalized and consistent information about college costs. Keep in mind that the more accurate your information is, the more accurate your cost calculation will be.


Use it now to estimate your expected financial aid contribution vs. out-of-pocket costs. Start now!

Applying as an undocumented student

Information for Undocumented Students

On April 27, 2018, the Connecticut General Assembly, with the support of Governor Malloy, enacted a new state law that allows undocumented students to apply for institutional financial aid. These students must meet certain age, residency, and criminal history requirements along with an affidavit with the institution they are attending about their intent to legalize their immigration status when they are eligible to do so. This does not apply to non-immigrant visa holders.

Undocumented veterans may be eligible for institutional financial aid beginning with the Fall 2018 semester. To be eligible, veteran students must meet the following criteria:

  • Honorably discharged veteran of the US Armed Forces;
  • Thirty years of age or younger on June 15, 2012;
  • Fifteen years of age or younger when they arrived in the United States and have continuously resided in the United States since such arrival; and
  • Have not been convicted of a felony in this state or another state.

Starting in the 2019-2020 academic year, undocumented students may apply for institutional aid consideration toward the Spring 2020 semester. To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Classified as an in-state student for tuition purposes;
  • Thirty years of age or younger on June 15, 2012;
  • Sixteen years of age or younger when they arrived in the United States and have continuously resided in the United States since such arrival; and
  • Have not been convicted of a felony in this state or another state.

Institutional financial aid is awarded on the basis of financial need and fund availability. In order to be considered for institutional financial aid, undocumented students must meet these additional eligibility requirements:

  • Must be classified as an in-state student for tuition purposes;
  • Must be accepted into a degree or eligible certificate program;
  • Must be meeting the Satisfactory Academic Progress policy at the attending institution;
  • Must meet any priority deadlines or requirements published by the attending institution related to the receipt of institutional financial aid.

We encourage you to search for scholarship opportunities from additional resources. Many organizations do not have restrictions based on citizenship or legal status.

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Are you concerned about the Financial Aid process? Don't be. Watch this video to learn how to apply for Financial Aid in 3 easy steps.

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Financial Aid: what options are available for me?

Meet with one of our advisors to discuss your financial aid options.

If you're a new student who has already applied to NVCC, meet with a financial aid officer to discuss alternative finance options or start the process now.

Use the Net Price Calculator to get personalized, but estimated information about college costs. It can help you estimate the amount of out-of-pocket costs after any grant or scholarship is applied to your tuition and fee charges.


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How to Apply For Financial Aid

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Financial Aid Staff Directory

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Cathy Hardy
Director, Financial Aid
Chardy@nv.edu
203-575-8167 (p)
203-575-8157 (f)
Room: K512
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
Jennifer Camera
Financial Aid Specialist I
Last Names A - L
Jcamera@nv.edu
203-596-2176 (p)
203-575-8157 (f)
Room: K512
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
Johanis Gonzalez
Financial Aid Specialist I, VA Certifying Official (Waterbury & Danbury campuses)
Jgonzalez1@nv.edu
203-596-2188 (p)
203-575-8157 (f)
Room: K512
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
Lisa Boyko
Associate Director, Financial Aid
Lboyko@nv.edu
203-575-8009 (p)
203-575-8157 (f)
Room: K512
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
Brenda Perez
Financial Aid Specialist I
Last Names M - Z, AACTUS Contact, Federal Work Study Coordinator
Bperez@nv.edu
203-575-8256 (p)
203-575-8157 (f)
Room: K512
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
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