Financial Aid

General Information

Federal School Code:  008246

Important Notice

As a result of recent legislative changes, you should be aware of a number of new requirements for the federal student aid programs. Most of these changes are effective with the 2012-13 school year (July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013).

Click here for an overview of the changes that could impact your financial aid for the upcoming academic year and in the future.


The Financial Aid and Scholarship supports the College’s mission by providing access and equal opportunity for financial assistance to eligible students through federal, tribal, state, institutional, and private sources regardless of sex, color, age, or other circumstance.

The Financial Aid Office offers financial assistance to students enrolled in a degree program. The Office also helps students maintain academic progress and complete the necessary documents. All documents can be fowarded to the main campus (Tsaile) and will be forwarded to appropriate office if necessary. Diné College participates in the Title IV programs, (Federal Pell Grant, Federal SEOG, and Federal Work Study).

Internet Resources

  • Federal Student Aid PIN
  • National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
  • Tribal Financial Needs Analysis
  • Federal Student Aid
  • Federal Student Aid FAQs
  • Selective Service
  • Grants Vs. Loans

Nitsáhákees (Thinking)

  • Returning for Fall 2015 or Spring 2016?
  • Think about your goals (Long term / Short term)
  • Choose the right major

Nahatá (Planning)

  • Plan Ahead
  • Re-apply / Re-new - Beginning each January for the next Academic Year.
    1. Federal Student Aid FAFSA on the Web
      Federal School Code: 008246
    2. Tribal Scholarships
    3. Other Scholarships
  • Complete and submit all financial aid documents in a timely manner

Iiná (Living)

Throughout your academic career you will:

  1. Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP),
  2. Understand the financial aid application cycle,
  3. Follow your degree checklist / program of study

Siih Hasin (Assuring)

When you complete the cycle of Sa’ah Naaghai Bek’eh Hozhoon, we:

  1. Prepared you for further studies and employment in a multi-cultural and technological world
  2. Contributed to your success through financial resources
  3. Helped you to understand the financial aid application cycle
  4. Made you aware of what could affect your eligibility, and
  5. Contributed to your educational goal of obtaining a Certification or Associate’s degree.


Temporarily located at:
Student Success Center
Tsaile Campus

Tsaile - 928.724.6855/6731
Shiprock - 505.368.3513

Shiprock - 505.368.3512

Mail to:
Financial Aid Office
PO Box C06
Tsaile, AZ 86556