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Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2016 Disbursement Dates

NOTE: Refunds will be delayed for students who are not meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and who have taken summer classes .  Please make sure to read SAP Federal regulations by clicking SAP.

The Pell Grant is paid to students in 2 disbursements per semester.  Additional disbursements are for certain situations only. Examples include: adding units, adding a class you had been wait-listed for, late-start classes which begun after the previous disbursement and newly awarded students.

Aug 26th: 1st Pell Disbursement 

Sept 9th: Additional Pell Disbursement

Sept 23rd: Additional Pell Disbursement

Oct 7th: Additional Pell Disbursement, Cal Grant, SEOG Grant

Oct 14th: Additional Pell Disbursement

Nov 3rd: 2nd Pell Disbursement (AFTER 1pm)

Nov 18th: Additional Pell Disbursement

Dec 16th: Final Additional Pell Disbursement

 

Spring 2017 Disbursement Dates

The Pell Grant is paid to students in 2 disbursements per semester. Additional disbursements are for certain situations only. Examples include: adding units, adding a class you had been wait-listed for, and late-start classes which begun after the previous disbursement.

Disbursement Dates
Coming Soon

Summer 2017

ATTENTION: Your first summer disbursement will NOT arrive until ALL grades have been entered and Satisfactory Academic Progress has been processed for ALL students. Due to this, if you attended Spring semester you are not likely to receive your first disbursement until MAY 19th, thank you for your patience!

The Pell Grant may be available during Summer for some students. Students will receive an email notification in mid-April informing them if they have Summer funding available. The Pell Grant is disbursed in one payment during the Summer; however, as more units begin, a student may become entitled to more funding throughout the Summer which would be paid out on one of the below disbursement dates. Contact your technician with questions.

Summer Disbursement Dates
Coming Soon

Other Dates & Deadlines

January 1, 2016: First day to submit the 2016-2017 FAFSA for Fall 2016 - Spring 2017.

March 2, 2016: 

  • Deadline to submit a Cal Grant GPA Verification to the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) and to file a completed FAFSA for Entitlement and primary Competitive Cal Grants. GPA's will be calculated and transmitted automatically for eligible college students.
  • Deadline to submit a California Dream Act Application for Cal Grant Entitlement and primary Competitive award consideration.
  • Deadline for priority consideration for 2016-2017 Federal SEOG and Federal Work Study. The Central Processing System (CPS) must receive your FAFSA by this date. SEOG and FWS funds are limited. If funds remain after awarding students who have met the priority deadline of March 2nd, the college will continue to make awards on a first-come, first-serve basis.

April 12, 2016: Deadline to submit 2015-2016 Verification Documents for students who last attended Fall 2015. Date must be adjusted if the last day enrolled is prior to end of the semester, such as in a withdrawal.

April 30, 2016: Deadline to submit 2015-2016 FAFSA for students who last attended Spring 2016.

June 30, 2016: Deadline to submit 2015-2016 FAFSA for Summer 2016 grants, deadline valid for students attending Summer term ONLY. Keep in mind 2-6 week processing time.

June 30, 2016: Last day to submit the 2015-2016 Board of Governor's Fee Waiver paper application.

July 22, 2016: ALL required 2016-2017 documents must be on file in the Financial Aid Office in order to receive your first grant disbursement, on time, for Fall 2016.

August 30, 2016: Deadline to submit 2015-16 Verification Documents for students who last attended Spring 2016. Date must be adjusted if the last day enrolled is prior to end of the semester, such as in a withdrawal.

September 7, 2016: Deadline to submit 2015-2016 Verification Documents for students who last attended Summer 2016. Date must be adjusted if the last day enrolled is prior to end of the semester, such as in a withdrawal.