Student Debt Relief Fund

SSC Student Debt Relief Fund resources are allocated to students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds are distributed on a case-by-case basis until exhausted. Students are eligible for additional financial resources to address outstanding tuition/fee balances under the following conditions.

  • Debt is the result of tuition/fees incurred at SSC during the pandemic (no earlier than Spring 2020).
  • Student demonstrates financial hardship (ineligible for financial aid, unemployment, impacted household, reduced work hours, etc.).
  • Student signs a Debt Relief Agreement.
  • Student enrolls and successfully (C or better) completes at least 6 credit hours for the semester that funds are allocated.
  • Student agrees to check-in with a counselor at least three times per semester.
  • Student signs-up for a payment plan for current tuition/fee charges.

Application Process for Debt Relief Funds

To apply for Debt Relief Funds please follow the Application Process below.

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Meet (virtually) with the Vice President or designee to determine resources needed.
  3. Review and sign Debt Relief Agreement.
  4. Make payment arrangements with the Business Office for current semester tuition/fees payments.

Disbursements & Records

  • Allocation of resources is granted to students based on eligibility outlined above.
  • Debt Relief is posted when student demonstrates successful completion of 6 credit hours (C or better).
  • Student records and disbursement histories are kept on file in the Office of the Vice President of Student and Enrollment Services.

Student Debt Relief Fund Application