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Get all the information you need in our 2018-19 Student Financial Aid Handbook!

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Check your financial aid status

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The Financial Aid Office offers support to students who wish to receive federal and state assistance, grant, scholarships, and loans in order to meet their educational goals at SWC.
It's easy - apply for Financial Aid today!

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Apply today for the 2018-19 academic year. The SWC Federal School Code is 001294

California College Promise Grant (formerly the BOG Fee Waiver)
Apply today! 
2018-2019 (covers Summer 2018, Fall 2018 & Spring 2019 terms)

California Dream Act Click on the link to access the CA Dream Act application and lots of good resources. Although the March 2nd deadline for Cal Grants  for 2018-19 has passed, you can still apply for the CA College Promise Grant (formerly the BOG Fee Waiver)!

Fall Freeze Date: Friday, September 7, 2018. Click here to see How Freeze Date impacts your eligibility.


Cesar Chavez Student Services Center
First Floor
Telephone: (619) 482-6357

Fall 2018 Hours
Mon: Thurs.: 8:00am – 6:30pm
Friday: 8:00am - 3:00pm

Closed weekends and college holidays


Financial aid documents can also be submitted to the Student Services Office at our Higher Education Centers at National City, San Ysidro and Otay Mesa.

Have a question? Email us from your SWC email address at We'll respond within 2-3 business days!

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SWC Email! Effective 9/19/16, all communication will go to your new SWC email. Go to to "MySWC Login". Create your account and check it often to make sure you don't miss important information!


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Last updated: 9/24/2018 3:06:33 PM