The Office of Student Financial Aid’s mission is to provide Eastern Arizona College
(EAC) students, prospective, current, and past, with prompt, accurate, and courteous
financial aid assistance.
To help students meet the financial obligations of college attendance, Eastern Arizona
College administers a varied and comprehensive financial aid programs. Financial aid
is designed to bridge the gap between the costs of attending college and what students
and their families are expected to contribute. Citizens, or eligible non-citizens
of the United States, may apply for assistance regardless of sex, age, color, religion,
marital status, national origin, pregnancy-related conditions, handicap, or veteran
There are four basic types of financial aid: Grants, Employment, Loans, and Scholarships.
Please be aware that EAC does not participate in any Federal Student Loan programs.
Students may obtain a private educational loan through a bank or student loan company,
but the student must seek out these types of loans on their own.
If you still have unanswered questions you can call the Federal information number
at 1-800-4FED-AID (1-800-433-3243).
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) limits access to education records without express written consent. If you would
like to give another person access to your student record, you may do so in your student
Gila Hank Account, or by contacting the Records Office at 928-428-8270. This form must be created before any confidential information can
To be eligible for Federal Financial Aid, you must meet the following requirements:
Have a high school diploma, its recognized equivalent (GED), or completed homeschooling.
Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or other eligible non-citizens.
Be admitted into a qualified program leading to a degree or certificate.
Completing Satisfactory Academic Progress in your course of study.
Not be in default on a federal student loan or owe a refund on a federal grant for
attendance at any institution.
Have turned in all requested documents to Financial Aid.