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Types of Aid

Oakton Community College offers financial assistance to degree-seeking students in the form of grants, scholarships, work-study programs, and loans. Some awards are based on financial need, while others are based on academic merit. 

Here’s an overview of Oakton’s aid programs. 

How to fill out the FAFSA



November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

December 24 - January 3
College closed.

January 11
Faculty return for spring 2016 semester.

January 15
Winterim classes end.

January 18
Martin Luther King holiday. College closed.

January 19
Spring 2016 semester classes begin.

January 20
Winterim faculty grading due.

Full Academic Calendar