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.

California College Promise (BOG Fee Waiver)

  • FAFSA and CADAA available starting Oct. 2
  • Apply no later than June 26

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 7 is last day to accept student loans
  • June 14 is last day to complete loan requirements

Pell Grants

  • FAFSA available starting Oct. 2
  • Apply no later than June 30

Scholarships

  • Use AcademicWorks to apply online
  • Apply no later than Feb. 21

SEOG

  • FAFSA available starting Oct. 2
  • Apply no later than June 28

Work-Study

  • FAFSA available starting Oct. 2
  • Apply no later than June 28

Fall 2019

  • Aug. 21: Drop for nonpayment on cumulative balances of $100 or more
  • Sept. 23: First day of Fall Quarter
  • Oct. 2: FAFSA for 2020-21 is available
  • Nov. 11: Financial Aid Office closed for Veterans Day
  • Nov. 28-29: Financial Aid closed for Thanksgiving
  • Dec. 24-Jan. 1, 2020: Office closed for winter break

 
Winter 2020

  • Dec. 11: Drop for nonpayment on cumulative balances of $250 or more
  • Jan. 6: First day of Winter Quarter
  • Jan. 20: Office closed for Martin Luther King Day
  • Feb. 14: Office closed for Lincoln's birthday
  • Feb. 17: Office closed for Washington's birthday
  • March 2: Cal Grant Applications Deadline

 
Spring 2020

  • April 6: Classes begin
  • TBD: Office closed for Classified Professionals Conference
  • May 25: Office closed for Memorial Day
  • June 7: Last day to accept student loans
  • June 14: Last day to complete loan requirements
  • June 26: Last day to complete the 2019-20 FAFSA or CADAA
  • June 26: Last day to complete the 2019-20 application for the California College Promise (BOG Fee Waiver)
Back to Top