Cost & Financial Aid

FAFSA Days and Events

It’s FAFSA time!

File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online early for priority award consideration at You must file the FAFSA every year!

Haven’t filed your taxes, yet? 

You can use estimated tax information to file on time and revise the FAFSA once you file your taxes.

Need help applying for financial aid?

Come to one of our events and have a financial aid administrator assist you with the process!


College Goal South Carolina

College Goal SC will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at various locations across South Carolina. This event is an opportunity for students and parents to get free professional help from financial aid experts with completing their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and to gain information about state scholarship programs as well as information about the state’s two- and four-year higher education institutions.  Piedmont Tech is partnering with Lander University and Newberry College to host this event.

Saturday, February 22
Greenwood and Newberry Campuses
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Many door prizes available, including an iPad mini at each location!
Register online at



What to bring with you:

Having the right information with you when completing your FAFSA will make the process easier, so bring as many of these as you can.  If you are a dependent student, you will need this information for both you and your parent(s):

  • 2013 federal tax return or other income documentation

  • Social Security number (this is on your Social Security card)

  • Driver's license (if any)

  • 2013 W-2 forms or year-end pay stubs and other year-end records of money received

  • 2013 untaxed income records (Social Security, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, welfare, or veterans benefits records)

  • 2013 bank statements

  • 2013 business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stock, bond and other investment records

  • Your alien registration card (if you are not a U.S. citizen)

  • PIN for the FAFSA. (Apply for your PIN at