Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Phyllis Walker

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.

From the entrance across from the Physical Education building, enter and go to the left to enter the green area. Phone: 973-877-3200. Email: Website:

Hours of Operation

  • Fall/Spring: Monday - Thursday: 9:00am – 4:30pm; Friday: 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Summer Sessions: 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  

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

The Financial Aid Office does not need to see a student unless the Officer specifically requests the student visit the office.

Financial Aid Caseload June 2024


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