Welcome to Financial Aid

ATTENTION: The Financial Aid Office will be working remotely until further notice. 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. Please see our FAQS for further questions. Stay healthy!


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.


  • The Summer 2020 disbursement dates are now available, please click here to view. If you have questions please email cc_finaid@yosemite.edu
  • It is NOT TOO LATE to receive your FALL19 OR SPRING20 Financial Aid money! If you still haven't finished your 2019/2020 FAFSA or haven't even filled one out yet, its not too late to do so. 
  • The NEW 2020-2021 FAFSA is available as of October 1st. Make sure to complete your application before March 2nd, to meet the deadline for state grants. If you need help, please do not hesitate to stop by the Financial Aid office. We are always happy to help you at the computers beside our office. This application is for the Summer 2020, Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters.
  • Beginning 2018/2019, the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) has been changed to the California College Promise Grant  (CCPG). The California College Promise Grant works exactly the same way as the former BOGW.



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