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The Financial Aid Office at Terra State Community College

Welcome to the Terra State Community College office of Student Financial Aid. The checklist below will help you get started in obtaining the funding you need to finance your education.


Financial Aid Checklist:


  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • Apply for a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID at www.fsaid.ed.gov and complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov after October 1 of the year before you plan to attend. Priority is given to students who apply before January 15. Be sure to list Terra State as the school to receive your information using school code 008278.
  • Submit All Requested Documentation
    • Check your Banner Self-Service account, my.terra.edu, and your Terra State email daily for updates and information
    • Make note of deadlines and priority dates to ensure that your documents are submitted with enough time for processing. Deadlines are posted under “Announcements” at my.terra.edu.
  • Apply for Scholarships  
  • Award Letters
    • Evaluate your financial aid award offer in Banner Self-Service.
    • Notify the Cashier’s Office if you receive any additional scholarships from outside sources.
    • Notify the Office of Student Financial Aid if you plan to attend less than full-time (12 credit hours). You do not have to be full-time to receive financial aid.
    • You may decline or reduce any aid offered through Banner Self-Service.
  • Student Loans
    • If you are planning on using federal loans you must complete Entrance Counseling and the Master Promissory Note (MPN) at www.studentloans.gov.
    • Complete Entrance Counseling.
    • Complete your Master Promissory Note.
    • Loans require that you take a minimum of six credit hours.

    For a PDF of this checklist: Financial Aid Checklist 





 If Questions, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid:   
    Phone: 1.866.AT.TERRA (866.288.3772) ext 2344
    Fax: 419.334.9035
    Email us financialaid@terra.edu 
    In person at Roy Klay Hall, Building A room 200:
    Monday and Thursday  8:00 am – 7:00 pm
    Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Friday   8:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Saturday and Sunday Closed 

Canvas and Banner Self Service has been restored.

The earlier issue which was preventing access to Canvas and Banner Self Service has been resolved and service has been restored. We apologize for any inconvenience the outage may have caused. 

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