HCC Grad Ready

Investing in your education can be personally satisfying and is a great investment in your future. Financing an education can be daunting to both students and parents! Hibbing Community College offers assistance to those requiring financial aid and can help you explore a variety of funding sources.


Checkout GradReady. Its engaging videos, helpful resources and eye-catching calculators will help you:

  • Learn about financial aid
  • Evaluate loan options
  • Create a funding plan
  • Consider debt-to-income scenarios
  • Establish an in-school budget

MN State Grant Deadlines!

The students' completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid must be received by the Federal Application Processing Center no later than 30 days after the start date of the first term for which they want to be considered for State Grant at their institution.

Important Changes in Federal Student Aid!

  • students are only eligible for six full-time years of Pell grant
  • student loans will accumulate interest starting at separation (graduation or dropping below 6 cr)
  • you must have a high school diploma or equivalent to receive Federal Student Aid

Understand Our Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy!

Applying for financial aid in a timely manner and meeting the SAP policy, found in the Student Handbook/Planner, will ensure your grants, loans, and workstudy can be disbursed. As defined in the policy, you must maintain your grade point average and you also must complete the courses in which you enroll. Review the Student Handbook/Planner for the complete policy.

Financial Aid Disbursement

To receive your financial aid funds for grants, loans, scholarships and work-study you must sign up for direct deposit. This will require you to have a bank account, checking or savings, to receive your funds.

Disbursement Dates


First Disbursement (12th Day) September 8, 2021
30 Day Delayed LoansSeptember 23, 2021
Mid TermOctober 20, 2021
60% DateNovember 2, 2021


First Disbursement (12th Day)
January 26, 2022
30 Day Delayed LoansFebruary 10, 2022
Mid TermMarch 11, 2022
60% DateMarch 28, 2022

Contact Financial Aid

Phone: 218-262-7378

Email: finaid@hibbing.edu