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Welcome to "My Financial Aid"

Please login to your ACORN account in order to access "My Financial Aid."  This link is only available to applicants and current students. If you have not yet applied to the College, you may apply here



*You must have a financial aid file already on file with COSC in order to access the NetPartner portal and be a applicant or current student to the college.  If you have not already begun the financial aid process, you can get started by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  Remember to include COSC’s six digit school code, 032343, when completing the form.


  •   Registration for Summer 2019 is still open for Term 2 and Session 2 classes
  •   Registration for Fall 2019 is open

   Important information regarding summer registration: 

  • In a change from previous years, student will NOT have to complete a summer financial aid application.
  • For returning students, registration in summer coursework will drive the packaging of financial aid. 
  • New students to COSC, who have reached the completed degree plan stage in Admissions, will be awarded at HT status.  If a new student subsequently registers for additional courses, financial aid packages will be revised accordingly. 
All returning  students must receive "clearance" in order to register for coursework.  Therefore, if you have not done so already, please contact your academic counselor to begin the course selection process.
  • To ensure the accuracy of your financial aid award, please register for all of your semester classes at one time.
  •  The Office of Financial aid will continue to award aid on a rolling basis throughout the award year.
  •  All financial aid correspondence will be emailed to your Charter Oak email account.



Free Application For Federal Student Aid

 The 2019–20 FAFSA Application
The 2019–20 FAFSA cycle began on Oct. 1, 2018.

IRS Data Retrieval Tool (IRS DRT)
The IRS DRT is available for both the 2018–19 FAFSA cycle and the 2019-20 FAFSA cycle.

Tax return information transferred from the IRS into now has stronger security and privacy protections.

  • As a result, tax information transferred from the IRS will not be visible to the applicant and will not display on the IRS DRT web page, FAFSA form, or on the Student Aid Report.
  • Instead, students will see "Transferred from the IRS" in the appropriate fields of on, the IRS DRT web page, and on their Student Aid Report.   See below for how transferred information will be displayed:

Screen shot of FAFSA page indicating “You have successfully transferred your 2016 IRS tax information” and showing three FAFSA questions with “Transferred from the IRS” next to them.

In order to be considered for financial aid, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid  available at   

Note: The College's six-digit federal school code is 032343.