Financial Aid

Our goal is to make it financially possible for all qualified students to attend Hawkeye. Financial aid programs are available to assist you in meeting the difference between potential resources and college expenses.

We are here to help you understand your financial aid, budget your resources, and loan management. Most of your questions can be answered without an appointment by giving us a call, sending an email or text. If you feel you may need more specific assistance, such as completing the FAFSA application, completing verification documents or have a special circumstance, you can schedule an appointment with our office.

Your Success Is Our Focus

We are here to help you succeed here at Hawkeye Community College and work very closely with the Academic/College Success Advisors to provide wrap-around services to all of our students. From crisis intervention, assisting access to emergency funds, to referrals to internal and community services, we are here to help. Connect with your Academic/College Success Advisor.


Emergency Broadband Benefit

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a Federal Communications Commission program to help eligible households pay for internet service during the pandemic.

Federal Financial Aid Changes for 2021–2022

In an effort to ease the financial aid process, the Department of Education is currently making continuous improvements. New changes will be added as given.

View a summary of the Federal Financial Aid recent changes for 2021–2022. Last update: 8/27/2021.

Email Scam Impersonating IRS Is Targeting College Students and Staff, Agency Warns

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a warning this week notifying those affiliated with higher education institutions of an ongoing email scam that appears to be primarily targeting those who have “.edu” email addresses. The agency, in a release posted Tuesday, said it has received numerous complaints about the scam in recent weeks, noting that the emails to those with addresses ending in “.edu” have been targeting staff and students from both public and private, for-profit and nonprofit institutions. Read the full article. Also see IRS warns university students and staff of impersonation email scam.

Coronavirus Aid Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and Satisfactory Academic Progress

The CARES Act provides additional flexibilities regarding the calculation of Satisfactory Academic Progress. See the full announcement.

Coronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents

Get answers to your questions at

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Inceptia Provides Loan Repayment Assistance

Hawkeye has partnered with Inceptia to offer you assistance with your loan repayment. Learn more about the Inceptia loan repayment service.

Student Loan Forgiveness Programs & Social Media Messages

There are some articles popping up on social media saying that they can assist Hawkeye Community College students with student loan forgiveness. Please note, getting assistance with your loans should always be free. Don't get scammed. Learn how to keep yourself safe regarding your student loans.

Contact Information

Financial Aid

Hawkeye Center 118
800-670-4769 ext.4020
319-209-9239 (text only)
319-296-4495 (fax)
Email Financial Aid

Regular Hours

Mon–Fri 8:00am–4:30pm

Schedule an appointment

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