College financial aid help available at BCCC on February 20 | Eastern North Carolina Now | Need help applying for financial aid to attend college? Visit Beaufort County Community College for FAFSA Day!

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Press Release:

    Need help applying for financial aid to attend college? Visit Beaufort County Community College for FAFSA Day!

    Beaufort County Community College financial aid officers and specialists will be available 9 a.m. to noon at BCCC Saturday, Feb. 20, in room 927 of Building 9 on the BCCC campus as one of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, Day programs across North Carolina.

    The purpose of the event is to help high school seniors and families complete and submit their FAFSA form, a requirement for students to be considered for all federal and most state financial aid for college, including grants and scholarships from the BCCC Foundation.

    This year's statewide FAFSA Day is sponsored by College Foundation of North Carolina, the North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and the State Employees' Credit Union.

    Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, according to Jo Woolard, director of Financial Aid for BCCC.

    In order to be fully prepared to complete the FAFSA on Feb. 20, event participants should bring the following items to FAFSA Day:

  • both the student's and parents' federal 1040 tax forms for 2010 (or W-2 forms and other income and asset documents if completed tax forms are not available);
  • the student's and one parent's Personal Identification Numbers (PINs) obtained in advance from the U.S. Department of Education website,;
  • a FAFSA on the Web Worksheet with as much information entered as possible. The online worksheet is available at

    "It's important to complete the FAFSA early to take advantage of all of the financial aid opportunities available for North Carolinians," said Woolard. "Students and parents don't need to worry if they aren't sure how to answer all of the questions on the form. That's why we have arranged to have experienced financial aid specialists to help at the BCCC FAFSA Day."

    Additional free college planning information is available at the College Foundation of North Carolina website, Families can find college cost estimators, listings of scholarship, grant and loan opportunities, information about North Carolina's 529 college savings plan, career information, virtual tours of more than 100 of the state's college campuses and online college admission and financial aid applications.

    FAFSA Day is partially supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education via the College Access Challenge Grant Program.

    For more information about FAFSA Day at BCCC, contact Woolard at 252-940-6219 or by email at

    Beaufort County Community College is a public comprehensive community college committed to accessible and affordable quality education, effective teaching, relevant training, and lifelong learning opportunities for the people served by the College.
Go Back


Latest School News

Classical schools work with and for parents. It is the parent's responsibility to educate their children.
It is no secret how important this fall election is here in Beaufort County. School board members across the country are getting unseated due to allowing wokeness curriculums into our schools by not standing up.
In history, the classical period includes the civilization of the Greeks and Romans who gave us classical art, architecture and classic languages of Greek and Latin.
Charles Hickman Biography, Beaufort County Schools
The Beaufort County Community Foundation invites the community to a fun night of music by The Pamlico Sound Machine as it raises funds for scholarships.
The North Carolina Department of Revenue (DOR) is partnering with the Small Business Center Network across the North Carolina Community College System to offer free tax classes for small business owners.
The state's current system prioritizes years of service and credentialing for teachers in determining pay. Top education leaders say a new proposal would revamp that structure, putting more emphasis on performance and provide clear pathways for advancement.
North Carolina surpassing other states for early reading comprehension in schools post-pandemic.


In a continued effort to help students create a career or university transfer plan for themselves and then to stay on track until graduation, Beaufort County Community College (BCCC) opened its Centralized Advising Center on August 8.
Northampton County is the only majority-choice county in North Carolina, with 57% enrolled in private, home, and public charter schools
Beaufort County Community College is offering emergency medical technician and paramedic courses both at its main campus in Beaufort County and at the Washington County Center in Roper.
The fifteen graduates of Beaufort County Community College’s Practical Nursing (PN) program celebrated completing their program through a pinning ceremony on July 13. The ceremony included a traditional lantern-lighting while graduates recited the practical nursing pledge.
I have over 40 years of business experience where I was a member of management teams that focused on performance goals and financial outcomes. I am currently a candidate for the Beaufort County School Board.
Beaufort County Community College’s Division of Continuing Education is officering a number of high-demand courses–some in the evenings–in technical fields and trades to help students start in a new career or build on their skills.
Washington, N.C.— The TFB&B-BCCC Barber Academy is now accepting clients. Beaufort County Community College’s new barbering program has 18 students enrolled in its first session.
Beaufort County Community College’s Continuing Education Ed2Go courses make taking affordable, high-quality, online, instructor-led courses simple.


Back to Top