Learn more about financial aid deadlines and our payments schedules.
The 2020-2021 FAFSA is now available online. Apply today to see if you are eligible for financial aid.
2020-2021 FAFSA (for summer '20, fall '20, spring '21, and summer '21)
The 2020-2021 California Dream Act Application is now available online.
Apply today to see if you are eligible for financial aid. DREAMers must complete the CA Dream Act Application by March 2 to qualify for the Cal Grant. Applications completed after March 2 will still be considered for California College Promise Grant eligibility.
To apply for the California Promise Grant you must submit the following application by the following deadlines:
To be considered for a 2020-2021 Cal Grant award, you must have completed both the (1) FAFSA or DREAM Act Application and (2) the GPA Verification form by March 2, 2020. The Admissions and Records Office can help you with filling out the GPA Verification form or, in some cases, submit your GPA electronically.
If you missed the March 2 deadline, there is a second deadline of September 2 for students who are planning to attend a California Community College. Submit the required forms before the September 2 deadline to be considered for the Cal Grant. Please note, there are a limited number of September Cal Grants available. Apply as soon as possible.
Semester Deadlines to Submit Academic Suspension or Maximum Time Frame Appeals
For information regarding financial aid disbursements refer to the 2020-2021 Financial Aid Disbursement Calendar. Please note that only students with complete files that have been sent an award notification may receive a disbursement. You can check the status of your application through InSite.
Don't forget to select how you would like to receive your financial aid refund (disbursement)! To learn more or to select your refund preference visit BankMobile or visit http://bankmobiledisbursements.com/refundchoicessso/.