Here is a list of financial aid programs and the dates when you should apply for them. Scroll down this page for a listing of important dates in the upcoming academic year. You can also visit our Funding Dates page for the dates when financial aid will be distributed in the current academic year.

BOG Fee Waiver/CA College Promise

  • FAFSA and CADAA available starting Oct. 2

  • Apply no later than June 30

Cal Grant

  • FAFSA and CADAA available starting Oct. 2

  • Apply no later than March 2

Chafee Grant

  • FAFSA and CADAA available starting Oct. 2

  • Apply no later than March 2

Federal Direct Loan

  • FAFSA available starting Oct. 2

  • Apply no later than June 30

  • June 2 is last day to accept student loans

  • June 9 is last day to complete loan requirements

Pell Grants

  • FAFSA available starting Oct. 2

  • Apply no later than June 30

SEOG

  • FAFSA available starting Oct. 2

  • Apply no later than June 30

Work-Study

  • FAFSA available starting Oct. 2

  • Apply no later than June 30

Fall 2017

  • Sept. 25: Classes begin

  • Oct. 2: FAFSA for 2018-19 is available

  • Nov. 10: Financial Aid Office closed for Veterans Day

  • Nov. 23-24: Financial Aid closed for Thanksgiving

  • Dec. 24-Jan. 2, 2018: Office closed for winter break

 
Winter 2018

  • Jan. 8: Classes begin

  • Jan. 15: Office closed for Martin Luther King Day

  • Feb. 16: Office closed for Lincoln's birthday

  • Feb. 19: Office closed for Washington's birthday

  • March 2: Cal Grant Applications are due

 
Spring 2018

  • April 9: Classes begin

  • May 18: Office closed for Classified Professionals Conference

  • May 28: Office closed for Memorial Day

  • June 2: Last day to accept student loans

  • June 9: Last day to complete loan requirements

  • June 30: Last day to complete the 2017-18 FAFSA

  • June 30: Last day to complete the 2017-18 application for the California College Promise (BOG Fee Waiver)

 

 

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