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Financial Aid & Veterans Services

Financial Aid & Veterans Services

Welcome to Financial Aid & Veterans Services!

The mission of the Columbia College Financial Aid Office is to heighten awareness of financial aid opportunities and to ensure availability of financial aid for students who, without such assistance, would be unable to pursue their educational goals.


Be sure to submit ALL required documentation by July 16 in order to be paid by the start of the Fall semester. More documentation may become required upon review, so submit documents as early as possible!

The Financial Aid Office is now located in Manzanita Upper Level!

Fall/Spring Work-Study Position Available in the Financial Aid Office
Pay: $9/hour, Hours: 20/week
School comes first: We work around your class schedule!
Examples of Duties:
Assist fellow students with submitting the FAFSA and obtaining required documentation, present and promote financial aid & veterans services information, prepare materials for events, data entry of highly sensitive information
Financial need as determined through the FAFSA (and your FAFSA must indicate "yes" to interest in Work-Study), customer service skills, phone skills, filing skills, computer skills, high attention to detail
Friendly, outgoing, organized, ambitious, punctual
Please contact your Financial Aid Technician if you're interested in this position. Interviews will be conducted prior to the start of the Fall semester.

The Financial Aid Office hours have CHANGED for Summer (May--Aug).
NOW OPEN: Mon--Thurs, 7:30am--5:30pm
CLOSED Fridays

BIG CHANGES coming to BOG eligibility and priority registration. Click here for details. For questions, contact your academic counselor at 209-588-5109.

*NEW* BOG Fee Waiver is available to submit for Summer 2015, Fall 2015, & Spring 2016. Click here for the form.

It's NOT TOO LATE TO APPLY for financial aid for next year! Submit your 2015-2016 application now and we will contact you via student email within 10 business days.