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Financial Aid

Welcome to Financial Aid Services at Daytona State College!

FA Main Number: 386-506-3015 Email: 
** Based on the latest updates from state and national officials, students are not to come to any Daytona State College campus until further notice. This is part of the larger effort to limit personal contact per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/CDC and the President’s Guidelines. For the most up to date information please check COVID-19 Updates page.**

Financial aid is available to help eligible students meet educational expenses. This aid is provided through the federal government, state government, or through private sources and may consist of grants, scholarships, loans, or work.

Applying for financial aid is not as complicated as you might think. The important thing to remember is to take it one step at a time and plan in advance. The process consists of completing the appropriate applications and submitting requested documentation to the Financial Aid office. 

To apply for financial aid, begin by creating your FSA ID. The FSA ID is a username and password used to sign your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and confirms your identity when you access your financial aid information and electronically sign Federal Student Aid documents. After creating your FSA ID, complete the FAFSA. Once you have completed the FAFSA, you can check the status of outstanding and received paperwork your MyDaytonaState Portal. (On the Daytona State College home page, click on the MyDaytonaState link to access the portal). Daytona State College's Federal School Code is 001475.

Financial Aid Services staff are available to assist students Monday through Friday (contact us at 386-506-3015,

Hours of operation - We are available via phone and email.

Daytona Beach Campus:

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - Noon

DeLand Campus:

  • Closed

Deltona Campus:

  • Closed

Flagler/Palm Coast Campus:

  • Closed

New Smyrna Beach/Edgewater Campus:

  • Closed

The college is closed on the following days and the Financial Aid Office will not be available:

  • Martin Luther King Day - January 21, 2019
  • Spring Break - March 11, 2019  - March 15, 2019 
  • Memorial Day - May 27, 2019 
  • Independence Day - July 4, 2019
  • Labor Day - September 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving - November 28-29, 2019 
  • Holiday Break - To Be Determined 

In addition, the college usually closes at 5 p.m. prior to all federal holidays that are observed by the college (for example, such as the Wednesday before Thanksgiving).  However, the college will close at its normal time on July 3, 2019.



Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized) will be offered to all students as part of your financial aid award.  Once the Federal Direct Loan has been included in your financial aid award, you must go to the MyDaytonaState portal to accept, reduce, or decline the loans.  No Federal Direct Loan will be processed unless it has been accepted by the student on the portal.

To accept, reduce, or decline the Federal Direct Loan please follow the directions listed on our help page.

If your aid year 2018 financial aid award does not yet include a Federal Direct Loan, we will notify you through your Daytona State email when the Federal Direct Loan has been included in your financial aid award.

Your decision to attend college is an important one. It is an investment in your future, and involves a considerable commitment of time and money. Daytona State College provides a wide variety of quality educational programs at reasonable costs.
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Daytona State College is an equal opportunity institution.

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Last updated: 2020-05-19T20:05:54.1Z