Welcome to Pierce College! Our financial aid team is committed to making the financial aid process as transparent and understandable as possible. We are here to help, so please contact our office if you have any questions.

Current News

  • You can apply for your financial aid now by completing the FAFSA Application for the 2019–2020 school year.
  • Please monitor your Financial Aid Portal and student email for updates about the status of your awards.
  • The Financial Aid Office is closed on Wednesdays for processing. You can email our office at financialaid@pierce.ctc.edu.

Contact Us


Please include your full name and student ID number with your email inquiry.



Fax Numbers

253-964-6427 (Fort Steilacoom)
253-864-3215 (Puyallup)

Office Hours

Mon–Thur: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Requirements to Qualify for Financial Aid

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How to know if you are eligible to receive financial aid.

Applying for Financial Aid and Timeline

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Important steps to follow when applying for financial aid at Pierce College.

Financial Aid Portal

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Types of Aid

types of aid
Learn about the types of federal and state aid available at Pierce College.

Cost of Attendance

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Learn about payment options for paying what you are responsible for.

Get and Keep Your Aid

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Your responsibilities as a financial aid recipient to continue receiving financial aid funding.

Steps for Loan Borrowers

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Next steps to finalize your federal loans.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Get answers to frequently asked questions about the FAFSA and how aid is disbursed to your account.

Financial Aid Forms

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Important forms you need when applying for or managing your financial aid.

Financial Wellness

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To help you make smart choices about your finances, we teamed up with iGrad & Solutions at ECMC to provide financial education that's interactive and easy to use.