Welcome to Financial Aid

ATTENTION: The Financial Aid Office windows will open Monday-Thursday from 10:00am-2:00pm, beginning May 3rd. During other office hours we will be working remotely. The best way to contact us will be via email. Please email your technician from your student assigned email last names A-L:  nielsenb@yosemite.edu  M-Z bartelsc@yosemite.edu. We will return your emails within 24-48 hours.



For more information on COVID-19/CARE please visit our FAQS and our CARES page

CARES Act Grant Reporting



  • Need help with your 2021-2022 FAFSA or Dream Act applications? Please attend our open Zoom sessions the first week in May! Click HERE for dates, times and the Zoom link.
  • Funding for Summer 2021 is available! Please view the Summer dates and disbursements HERE . Students that were full-time for both Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, will NOT receive funding until their 6th units starts. Please reach out to your Financial Aid Technician for specific questions.
  • The NEW 2021-2022 FAFSA/Dream Act is available.  If you need help, please do not hesitate to contact your Financial Aid Technician. We are always happy to help you in any mode we can. These applications is for the Summer 2021, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters.
    Please view our Tips and Tricks for the FAFSA .
  • Please view our FA GUIDE for resources and help with the FAFSA/Dream Act.
  • The current 2020-2021 FAFSA is also still available. This application is for Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021. It is not too late to complete your FAFSA for this current year. Please contact your Financial Aid Technician if you need assistance.

Mission Statement

The Columbia College Financial Aid Office is committed to providing financial support services that align with the mission and values of Columbia College. We promote financial aid programs along with financial literacy tools to remove barriers and ensure equitable access for all students in pursuit of academic excellence, economic opportunity, and personal growth.









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