Workshop: Financial Aid 101

Student Services Institute II

Course ID - CTD0871      

Short Title: Financial Aid 101     

Audience:       Student Services Personnel
Length of Workshop:       3.5 hours 
Prerequisite     none

For many students, Financial Aid is one of the most crucial aspects of college. Have you ever wondered how it is decided who is eligible and how the funds are awarded? This workshop will provide participants with a detailed overview of the financial aid process from filling out the application to the packaging of the funds. Participants will have a better understanding of the different types of funds available as well as how to better inform students of their options when seeking financial assistance.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the financial aid process from application to processing
  • List and describe types of aid available to students, including grants, loans, scholarships and work programs
  • Identify SOAP issues specific to financial aid
  • Identify and explain the cause of student obligations and payment options available



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0871
Course Title: Financial Aid 101 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.