Financial Aid

ABOUT Financial Aid

The process of applying for financial aid can be simplified by following our Top Three Tips:

  1. Be sure your financial aid applications are error-free.
  2. Read applications carefully and respond to the questions asked as thoroughly as possible.
  3. Pay careful attention to all communications you receive from our office.

Following the additional Financial Aid/FAFSA Tips to the right will help ensure that you avoid the most common mistakes and you receive an award letter in a timely manner.

Also, be sure to visit the Student Accounts website to familiarize yourself with payment deadlines and ways to pay.

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Steps to Apply for Financial Aid

You can apply for financial aid sooner than ever before! Available October 1, 2018, students may fill out the 2019- 2020 FAFSA using 2017 tax information.

  1. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning October 1, 2018.  ABAC School Code:  001541
  2. Submit any requested documents to the Financial Aid Office immediately upon request to expedite the financial awarding process.
  3. Use your 2017 tax information for the 2019-2020 FAFSA.
  4. Learn more about Neighbor Waivers if you are a resident of Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Tennessee.
  5. Access your eStallion (payment app) and ABAC email accounts to confirm that the office has received all necessary information.

Let’s get started.  Click on the link that applies to you.

Types of Financial Aid

To help defray educational expenses at ABAC, the following funding sources are available through the Office of Financial Aid:

Policies and Maintaining Aid Eligibility

Federal regulations require that students meet basic academic progress standards to receive federal financial aid. Each school sets its own policies within the federal guidelines.

Deadlines for SAP Appeal Submission

  • Summer 2019 Attendance – May 15, 2019 (1st deadline)
  • Review Date – May 24, 2019
  • Summer 2019 Attendance – June 10, 2019 (2nd deadline)
  • Review Date – June 24, 2019

 

  • Fall 2019 Attendance – July 15, 2019 (1st Deadline)
  • Review Date – July 29, 2019
  • Fall 2019 Attendance – August 12, 2019 (2nd Deadline)
  • Review Date – August 26, 2019

NOTE:  Please be advised that appeals are not guaranteed.  Schedules are not held while waiting on appeal decisions.   There is the option to set up a payment plan with Nelnet.

OFA Code of Conduct

In compliance with the requirements of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (H.R. 4137), the following is the Code of Conduct regarding student loans for the Office of Financial Aid at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

School Servicing Center and Verification

ABAC is now partnering with the School Servicing Center to streamline the Verification Process for our students. If selected for Verification, you will receive an email from the School Servicing Center with instructions on what you need to do to complete the process. For the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College financial aid office to determine your eligibility for federal student aid for award year 2017-2018, you must complete the verification process.  

Explanation of Documents

The ABAC Office of Financial Aid may request documents from students to complete verification. ABAC has partnered with the School Servicing Center to handle most standard verifications. However, our office will still resolve V4 verifications (statement of identity), C flags on the ISIR, and special circumstances. Below you will find a link to a list of the documents that are most commonly requested by the Office of Financial Aid and instructions on what you need to provide.  

Submit Forms

To upload financial aid paperwork directly to the Office of Financial Aid through Dynamic Forms, please select the link below:

InsideABAC - Financial Aid

InsideABAC is ABAC’s new intranet site providing students and employees access to internal communications and information.  Users must log in using email credentials to access documents in InsideABAC. 

InsideABAC – Financial Aid  includes information on:

  • Applying for Financial Aid
  • Accepting Financial Aid in Banner
  • Key Contacts for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Videos and Tips

Have questions about financial aid.  Learn about financial aid through numerous short videos at at Financial Aid TV Browse by category (future student, current student, parent or alumni)  or by subject.

Financial Aid Videos 24/7

Be sure to…

  • Always use your correct name and social security number.
  • Complete the FAFSA based on accurate information.
  • Report education tax credits.
  • Report tax-deferred contributions to your pension and retirement savings.
  • Answer the FAFSA gender question.
  • Report the number of family members enrolled in college.
  • Accurately report business and/or investment farm value.
  • Review your FAFSA Student Aid Report.
  • Sign your FAFSA.
  • Pay attention to emails you receive from our office.

Contact Information

Tifton & Moultrie

ABAC 23, 2802 Moore Highway, Tifton GA 31793

Bainbridge, Blakely & Donalsonville

2500 East Shotwell St., Bainbridge, GA 39819