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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.


Fall 2015 Disbursement Dates

The Pell Grant is paid to students in 2 disbursements per semester. Additional Pell 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)

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

Please take a moment to participate in our financial aid survey click HERE!