Financial Aid

Financial Aid

The mission of Gulf Coast State College's financial aid office is to effectively and efficiently serve students who need help with paying for their educational dreams by delivering information and access to financial assistance programs while meeting customer service expectations.


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Location: Panama City Campus, Enrollment Services Building, Room 135


Phone: (850) 872-3845

Fax: (850) 873-3523


FAFSA School Code: 001490

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Financial Aid Advisor & Verification Specialist
FAFSAs With Last Names: A-M
(850) 913-3286

Financial Aid Systems Specialist
System & Processing Support
(850) 872-3869

Financial Aid Advisor & Verification Specialist
FAFSAs With Last Names: N–Z
Panama City Campus (Monday through Thursday) = (850) 747-3240
Gulf/Franklin Campus (Fridays) = (850) 227-9670 ext. 15519

Financial Aid Specialist
State, Transient, & Campus-Based Funds
(850) 872-3844

Financial Aid Advisor & Verification Specialist
Advising & Verification
(850) 872-3863

Financial Aid Specialist
Pell Grant, Federal & Private Loans
(850) 873-3517

*Financial aid information will be provided to national origin minority persons with limited English language skills in their native language.  Ms. Backus interprets Spanish and will obtain the assistance of other GCSC employees with the skills necessary to interpret financial aid information in other languages.

*Información sobre la asistencia económica para estudiantes se proporcionará a las personas de origen nacional minoritario con conocimientos limitados en inglés, en su lengua nativa. La Señora Backus interpreta español y si es necesario puede obtener la asistencia de otros empleados de GCSC con habilidades para interpretar la información sobre la asistencia económica para estudiantes en otros idiomas.

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