Financial Aid Calendar

Programs Disbursements Deadlines

Pell Grant

Fall: 8/28, 10/27

Spring: 1/29, 4/6

* Dates may be subject to change *

Students must turn in all Financial Aid documents four weeks prior to the scheduled disbursement dates.

Cal Grant

Fall: 9/22

Spring: 2/15

May include additional $300 payment for the new Full-Time Student Success Grant if enrolled in 12 or more units and have unmet need.


Fall: 8/28

Spring: 1/29


Federal Work Study

Monthly Paycheck



Fall: 9/22, 10/27

Spring: 1/29, 4/6

* Dates may be subject to change *

Fall Priority Filing: 11/10/17

Spring Priority Filing: 4/10/18

Loan Entrance Session


NOTE: Students should contact the Financial Aid office for one-on-one consultation.

Board Of Governor's Fee Waiver


2017-18 Deadline: 5/25/18

Financial Aid Appeal 


Summer Deadline: 7/12/17  

Fall Deadline: 11/6/17

Spring Deadline: 4/17/18


Please be informed that the first Financial Aid disbursement for Fall 2017 will be delayed due to technical difficulties related to the implementation of our new student system. For all files completed by Tuesday, August 15th, we expect to process the first disbursement by Wednesday, August 30th This date may be subject to change.

Files that are completed after August 15th will receive their disbursement on the next scheduled disbursement date. Please login to your College Web Services (CWS) portal to check your status and award.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Keys to Disbursement:

  • Pell grant and Loans will be divided into two disbursements in the Fall semester and two disbursements in the Spring semester.
  • Disbursements are issued to students with a completed Financial Aid file, enrolled and will be confirmed with an "Official Award Notification" email.
  • Students receiving Loans and Cal grant must be enrolled in at least 6 units to receive the disbursement.
  • Students on Financial Aid Disqualification are not eligible for disbursement.
  • Disbursements are issued on the BankMobile Debit Card or ACH processing.  For more information, visit:
  • Please notify our office if you have not received your Bank Mobile Debit Card in the mail.
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