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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.


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 19th: Additional Pell Disbursement

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

March 17th: (IN THE AFTERNOON) 2nd Pell Disbursement

April 8th: Additional Pell Disbursement

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

The Financial Aid Office is now located in Manzanita Upper Level Office 205!


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 Spring 2016! Submit your 2015-2016 application now and we will contact you via student email within 10 business days.