Aid Programs

Check on the Status of your Financial Aid in ctcLink

The Financial Aid Portal will not be available to students after spring quarter. Check on the "tasks" and "message center" tiles in ctcLink to see what steps you need to take before your aid can be processed. Once your aid is processed, click on the "financial aid" tile in ctcLink to view your aid offer.

Aid Programs 2022-2023

Financial aid programs at Green River are administered according to nationally established policies and guidelines, which are based on the belief that parents have the primary responsibility for assisting their children with educational expenses.

Employment Programs

Program Name / DescriptionMinimum No. of CreditsWashington Residency RequiredAward Amounts
Federal Work-Study
A federal program to provide employment opportunities for students on or off campus
No  $200 to $2,000 per quarter

Gift Aid

Program Name/DescriptionMinimum No. of CreditsWashington Residency RequiredAward Amounts
Federal Pell Grant
A federal grant program for undergraduate students
1 No $661 to $6,495 per 9 months
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
A federal grant program for undergraduate students
6 No $150 to $600 per year
Washington College Grant (f/k/a Washington State Need Grant)
A state grant program for undergraduate students
3 Yes

$36 - $4,333 per year or

$58 - $6,944 per year for BAS

College Bound Scholarship 3 Yes

Up to $2,233 per year or

Up to $3,278 per year for BAS

Tuition Waiver
A state program to cover tuition cost
5 Yes

Up to $400 per quarter 

Green River Grant 5 Yes

Up to $600 per quarter

Loan Programs

Program Name / DescriptionMinimum No. of CreditsWashington Residency RequiredAward Amounts
 Direct PLUS Loan
A federal loan program for parents of dependent students. 6.28% interest rate. Payment can be deferred.
No Maximum loan for parents is based on cost of attendance, less any other aid. 
Federal Direct Loan
A federal loan program with 3.73% interest for subsidized and unsubsidized loans with deferred payments.
6 No Maximum amount $5,500 as a freshman, $6,500 as a sophomore, and $7,500 BAS level plus additional Unsubsidized amounts. Minimum varies depending on eligibility.


Financial Aid Office Closed on Monday, June 20th and Tuesday, June 21st

The Financial Aid Office is closed on Monday, June 20th to observe Juneteenth and on Tuesday, June 21st for a mandatory staff training.

Renew Your FAFSA/WASFA for 2022-23

The FAFSA and WASFA applications for the 2022-23 award year are available now! Renew your application as soon as possible. 

Spring Quarter 2022 Financial Aid Deadline

June 17th is the last day to submit documents to receive financial aid for spring quarter 2022. If you took classes this quarter and still haven't submitted your financial aid documents yet, submit your documents now!

How do I submit a document to Financial Aid?

Students can now submit files electronically to our office using our secure document upload tool or can drop off documents at the Financial Aid Office in-person during our operating hours. We do not accept documents via email for security reasons.

Need extra money?

Fill out an online application for our Student Support Grant today! The application for summer quarter opens on Saturday, June 18th.


Federal School Code

Our Federal School Code is 003780

Hours of Operation

Summer Quarter Hours 

Zoom Hours

Monday - Thursday 12 PM - 3 PM
Closed Fridays 
Phone Hours (253) 288-3392
Monday - Thursday 10 AM - 4 PM
Closed Fridays 
In-Person Hours at Green River College's Main Campus in Auburn
Mondays - Thursdays from 8 AM - 5 PM starting June 27th
Students are not required to make an appointment in advance, but should sign in when they arrive at the Student Affairs Building. Wait times to speak with a staff member may vary. Masks are required to visit our office.

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Contact Us


Phone: 253-288-3392


Green River College | 12401 SE 320th Street, Auburn, WA. 98092

Student Affairs Building, Room 231

Instagram: @grcfinaid


Submitting Documents

Secure Document Upload Tool

Financial Aid Portal

Fax: 253-288-3473