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The ability to finance your life and education at the same time is not easy. You have to balance tuition and books, transportation, rent or mortgage, utilities, groceries, and so much more. Don’t get overwhelmed, get educated! Feeling like you don’t know where to start? We designed a series of Advising Workshops to help!

understanding financial aid


Learn much more about finances in the following places:

  • Financial Aid FAQs can be found  here, and information on the application process can be found here.
  • If you’ve received a SAP Warning (a Satisfactory Academic Progress warning for your GPA, pace, or time frame?) then complete this workshop to learn what that means and how to fix it)

Our Financial Literacy Counselor is available to help students on both the Gardner and Leominster campus. To make an appointment call the Advising Center at 978-630-9109.

For general information:

  • Make sure to visit the Financial Aid section of our site to learn about the FAFSA, scholarship opportunities, and payment options.
  • Check out SALT for articles, tips, phone apps, and info about all things money- including managing loans and creating a budget.
  • Be sure you understand the MWCC rules of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) to remain eligible for financial aid throughout your time here.


Questions? Contact us!