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Dates and Deadlines

Spring 2016 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.

Jan 8th: 1st Pell Disbursement

Jan 22nd: Additional Pell Disbursement

Jan 29th: Additional Pell Disbursement

Feb 12th: Additional Pell Disbursement

Feb 19th: Additional Pell Disbursement

March 4th:Cal Grant, FSEOG & Additional Pell Disbursement

March 17th: (AFTERNOON) 2nd Pell Disbursement

April 1st: Additional Pell Disbursement

April 8th: Additional Cal Grant, FSEOG & Pell Disbursement

April 29th: Final Additional Disbursement (PELL, Cal Grant, SEOG & FTSS)

Fall 2015 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.

Aug 21st: 1st Pell Disbursement

Sept 4th: Additional Pell Disbursement

Sept 11th: Additional Pell Disbursement

Oct 9th: Cal Grant, FSEOG & Additional Pell Disbursement

Oct 29th (AFTERNOON): 2nd Pell Disbursement & New FTSS Grant

Nov 20th: Additional Pell Disbursement

Dec 11th: Final Additional Disbursement (PELL, Cal Grant, SEOG & FTSS)

Summer 2015

Important Information

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.

Disbursement Dates

May 14 in the AFTERNOON

June 11 in the AFTERNOON

July 16 in the AFTERNOON

August 20 in the AFTERNOON

Other Dates & Deadlines

January 1: First day to submit the 2015-2016 FAFSA for Fall 2015 - Spring 2016.

March 2: It is highly recommended that students submit the 2015-2016 FAFSA by this date (in order to apply for additional grants such as the Cal Grant and FSEOG); however, it is NOT the last day to submit the 2015-2016 FAFSA.
Deadline to submit your Cal Grant GPA to CSAC.
Contact your Financial Aid Technician for information about how to do this.
Deadline to submit the DREAM Act application
for undocumented students.

May 11: Last day to submit the 2014-2015 FAFSA to be back-paid for Fall 2014 and/or Spring 2015. Keep in mind processing time is 2-8 weeks.

May 25: ALL required documents must be on file in the Financial Aid Office for the 2014-2015 FAFSA to be back-paid for Fall 2014 and/or Spring 2015.

June 15: Last day to submit the 2014-2015 FAFSA to be paid for Summer 2015. Keep in mind processing time is 2-8 weeks.

June 30: ALL required documents must be on file in the Financial Aid Office for the 2014-2015 FAFSA to be paid for Summer 2015.

July 16: ALL required 2015-2016 documents must be on file in the Financial Aid Office in order to receive your first grant disbursement at the start of Fall.