Financial Aid


Financial Aid TV

FEDERAL SCHOOL CODE 010014

Need Help Creating a FSA ID?  Click Here!
Or Watch This Video Tutorial.  Click Here!

Maryland State aid deadline is still March 1st. If you qualify for Maryland aid, you will receive an email from MDCAPS to go to their website and accept your award. Turn spam blockers off to ensure receipt of email. Maryland residents may obtain a MDCAPS logon to view and accept awards. http://mdcaps.mhec.state.md.us.

Garrett County Scholarship Applications and Garrett College Foundation application may be found on the Garrett College Financial Aid Website.  You may download and print these applications and mail, fax or email them to the financial aid office.

Instructions for Using the IRS Data Retrieval or
Requesting an IRS Tax Transcript

As a tax filer you have several options for completing the required income verification process:

Option 1: IRS Data Retrieval

Update your FAFSA on the Web tax filing status of “Will File” to “Already Filed.” Select the IRS Data Retrieval option and have your income information transferred from the IRS to your FAFSA. A successful transfer will allow us to forego the need to obtain a 2015 Tax Return Transcript, so long as income data fields are not subsequently changed by you and your FAFSA. Our office highly recommends this option because it avoids reporting errors and significant processing delays.  Please be aware that electronically filed tax return information will be available for IRS Data Retrieval in 1-2 weeks and paper tax returns will be available 6-8 weeks after the return is filed with the IRS.

Please note that this option is not available if:

  • your marital status changed after December 31, 2015,
  • you filed married filing separately,
  • you filed an amended return,
  • you filed a foreign tax return or
  • you completed a paper FAFSA.

Online Request - Go to www.IRS.gov, under the Tools heading on the IRS homepage, click “Get a Tax Transcript by Mail.” Click “Get Transcript by MAIL.” Make sure to request the “IRS Tax Return Transcript” and NOT the “IRS Tax Account Transcript.”

Telephone Request call 1-800-908-9946

  • Follow prompts and select IRS Tax Return Transcript and then enter 2015
  • Paper Request - Order a transcript via fax by completing Form 4506T-EZ or Form 4506-T 

Option 2: IRS Tax Transcript

If Option 1 is not available a copy of a 2015 IRS Tax Return Transcript is required to be submitted to our office. Please be aware that electronically filed tax return information will be available to request in 2-3 weeks and paper tax return filed will be available to request in 6-8 weeks after the return is filed with the IRS.

To request a 2015 IRS Tax Transcript from the IRS, follow one of the options listed below:

Tax filers can expect to receive a requested IRS transcript:

  • If requested online using Get Transcript By Mail – 5 to 10 calendar days after request is submitted
  • If requested by phone – 5 to 10 calendar days after request is submitted
  • If requested by paper (IRS Form 4506-T/4506T-EZ) – 10 business days from the time the IRS received and processed the signed request
If your request has taken longer than this timeline to arrive to you – it is suggested you contact the IRS directly for assistance.

 

 


IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS,
PLEASE CONTACT THE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE AT
301.387.3080

The Financial Aid Office is located in the Student Services Building (Building 400) in Rooms 401, 403, and 405.

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Financial Aid Staff Directory

Cissy VanSickle Director 301.387.3083
  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
 
Pamela Warnick Assistant Director 301.387.3012
  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
 
Kathy Fauber Financial Aid/Veterans' Affairs Counselor 301.387.3057
  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
 
Andrew Harvey Financial Aid Counselor 301.387.3025
  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Mailing Address

Garrett College
Student Financial Aid
687 Mosser Road
McHenry, MD 21541

Fax 301.387.3038