What costs are not covered by the Michigan Futures for Frontliners Program?
The program does not cover any of the following costs;
- Textbooks, supplies, or required equipment,
- Class fees (vary by course),
- Transportation, Childcare.
However, through a new partnership with Oakland County Michigan Works eligible residents may receive additional financial support to cover these expenses.
This support is made possible through the American Rescue Plan. Contact your nearest
Oakland County Michigan Works! office between 8 am - 5 pm, Monday-Friday, to learn
about your specific case.
I’m an out-of-district student, can I still go to Oakland Community College?
|Yes. But the student is responsible for paying any cost above the in-district tuition rate and eligible fees not covered by Financial Aid and Futures for Frontliners scholarship.
Do I have to complete a FAFSA application?
|Yes. Everyone participating in the Futures for Frontliners Program is required to
complete a FAFSA application each year of participation.
My Futures for Frontliners Scholarship is described as “restricted.” Do I still qualify?
|Yes. Futures for Frontliners Scholarship funds can ONLY pay for in-district tuition
and eligible fees. It CANNOT be used towards any other costs including books and supplies. Therefore,
it is designated as “restricted.”
I received an email from Financial Aid stating I need to complete an SAP appeal. Do
I need to complete the SAP appeal?
|No. Futures for Frontliners Scholarship Recipients will not be required to complete
the SAP appeal.
How will I know if I successfully submitted my Oakland Community College application
and was admitted to OCC?
|First, you’ll receive a confirmation email stating your application has been received.
Within two business days, you will receive an email with your admissions letter and
student number in your personal email account.
How will I know if my FAFSA application was processed and the amount of my Reconnect/Financial
|If no further information is needed for your financial aid, all students that have
successfully completed an application to the State of Michigan and an application
to Oakland Community College will receive emails in their OCC student email accounts within 7-10 days after successfully completing and submitting their
How can I check my Financial Award status if I have not yet activated my OCC student
|Students may check their award status using Financial Aid’s Self-Service after logging
in to MyOCC, selecting students, and then Financial Aid Self-Service.