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Financial Aid Steps

You're on your way. It all starts with FAFSA®!


Complete FAFSA®

www.fafsa.gov or mystudentaid app (for mobile devices)

  • Create FSA ID and password: fsaid.ed.gov ( for both student and parents)
  • Complete the FAFSA® application: fafsa.gov or mystudentaid app
  • Have social security number, personal email, personal phone number
  • Save login information for future login
  • Eastern Arizona College code for FAFSA® application is 001073


Apply for Admissions


  • Apply for admissions to EAC by completing the Admissions form
  • Provide EAC with transcripts from all previously attended college or universities
  • Be admitted in a qualified program leading to a degree or certificate
  • Check financial aid myFA net partner for important dates and deadlines


Monitor Financial Aid Status


  • Check financial aid status by logging in to myFA (My Financial Aid) account
  • Before aid can be awarded, a financial aid file must be complete
  • Check student email often for communications
  • If the Federal Processor selected FAFSA® application for "verification", further documents will be needed


Accept/Decline Financial Aid Awards


  • Accept or decline your financial aid award at the myFA net partner website
  • Watch for a letter, in a green envelope, from BankMobile. This letter provides a secure code for selecting how you will receive funds
  • Contact the Fiscal Control office with any questions at 928-428-8221


Remain Eligible for Financial Aid


  • EAC Financial aid office will review grades and attempted coursework prior to awarding financial aid and following each period of enrollment
  • All students receiving financial aid must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • All students are expected to understand SAP and maximum time frame responsibilities, of they may lose financial aid eligibility
  • If a student loses eligibility due to extenuating circumstances, they may appeal

The Office of Student Financial Aid’s mission is to provide Eastern Arizona College (EAC) students – prospective, current, and past – with prompt, accurate and courteous financial aid assistance. For more information, please stop by the Financial Aid Office or call (928) 428-8287.

  • Eastern Arizona College
  • Financial Aid Office
  • 615 N Stadium Ave
  • Thatcher, Arizona, 85552-0769
  • Office Hours:
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    (Open during lunch hour)

  • Phone: (928) 428-8287
  • Toll Free: 800-678-3808 ext. 8287
  • FAX: (928) 428-2391
  • E-mail: finaid@eac.edu