Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Federal School Code: 010402


Financial Aid funds in excess of college charges will be disbursed to students through HigherOne. Please make sure you have activated your HigherOne account.

  • Address updates can be made at: Dakota County Technical College e-Services.
  • Or, complete the Printable Student Change of Data Form and deliver to the Admissions Office in Room 2–110 .

Minnesota State Grant Application Deadlines

Students wishing to participate in the Minnesota State Grant Program must submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the Central Processing System within 30 calendar days of a given semester's start date.

DCTC MN State Grant Deadlines

Semester Deadline
Summer 2014 June 19, 2014
Fall 2014 September 23, 2014
Spring 2015 February 10, 2015
Fall 2015 September 22, 2015
Spring 2016 February 9, 2016
Summer 2016 June 16, 2016

Mastering the FAFSA in Seven Simple Steps

Mastering the FAFSA in Seven Simple StepsSeven Easy Steps to the FAFSA: A Student's Guide to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid gives you the information you need to complete the FAFSA with lightning speed and receive the financial aid you need to attend DCTC.

Contact Information

Students with questions regarding financial aid should contact their Academic Advisor in the Student Services Office.

General Financial Aid Questions?

  • Student Services Financial Aid Help Desk
    Toll Free: 877-937-3282 ext.299
    Fax: 651-423-8779


  • Room 2–210


  • Summer Hours
    7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday
    7:30 a.m. – Noon Friday