The Financial Aid Office administers funds from federal and state sources in the form of grants, scholarships, and employment, or a combination of all three, ECC’s financial aid program is designed to assist students who seek an education but lack the means to finance it. Applicant eligibility and program guidelines are determined by federal and state regulations. The Financial Aid Office is located in the “green” section next to EOF.
Hours of Operation
- Fall/Spring/Summer I: Monday - Thursday: 9:00am – 4:30pm; Friday: 9:00am – 3:00pm
- Summer II: Monday - Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:45pm; Thursday: 9:00am – 3:00pm; Friday: CLOSED
Staff are available to answer questions regarding student aid programs, policies and procedures. Financial Aid forms and documents are available at https://www.essex.edu/forms-and-documents/.
All student/prospective student inquiries should be addressed directly to the appropriate Officer per assigned caseload.
For security reasons, the Financial Aid Office will only respond to student inquiries from/to the student's Essex County College email address.
Student Financial Status Available on the Student Portal
Students can access their financial aid status on the MYECC Student Portal myecc.essex.edu.
The Financial Aid Office does not need to see a student unless the Officer specifically requests the student visit the office.
Documents to the Financial Aid Office via Mapping Xpress
Students may upload their documents via Mapping Xpress, unless the Financial Aid Officer specifically instructs a student to visit the office in person.
Instructions are available here: