Welcome to Financial Aid!
The Southwestern College Financial Aid Office provides financial aid services to the college community by educating students and parents about federal, state, and institutional aid opportunities, which allow students to focus on academic success by removing financial barriers. We provide services for our diverse population in a student-centered environment that respects the dignity and privacy of all and assure equity by applying need analysis consistently across the institution's full population of student financial aid applicants.
The 2019-20 CA College Promise Grant (formerly the BOG Fee Waiver) is now available!It covers Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 and waives your $46/unit enrollment fees. Apply today!
Fall 2019 Scholarship application period is October 1-31! Over $220,000 is available and the process is completely online. To apply for these scholarship, visit the Types of Finacial Aid page.
What's new in Financial Aid!
Have you heard of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)? It can affect your Financial Aid! Learn More
The Board of Governors' Fee Waiver (BOGFW) is now the California College Promise Grant! Learn More & Apply
Financial Aid is as easy as 1-2-3!
Submit your application
Find information on submitting your FAFSA or CA Dream Act application, as well as resources, FAQs and videos to make the process easier. Also get information on the different types of financial aid programs that are available.
After you apply
After you apply, there are things you can do to speed the process along. Check your status, submit required documents, activate your BankMobile choice, view our disbursement schedule, and learn about the impact of the Freeze Date.
Understand & manage your aid
Keeping your aid is as important as getting it. Get information on Satisfactory Academic Progress, the impact of withdrawing from classes, monitoring the amount of Pell eligibility you have, and more! Also learn financial literacy skills to better manage your money.
Financial Aid "Quick Links"
|Most Popular Links||Applications||Support Programs||Resources|
|Financial Aid Forms||FAFSA||SWC Cares||Financial Aid TV|
|Disbursement Schedule and
|California Dream Act||Foster Youth||FA Student Handbook|
|Financial Aid "Freeze" Date||CA College Promise Grant (CCPG)
(formerly the BOG Fee Waiver)
|Homeless Students||Financial Literacy|
|Satisfactory Academic Progress||SWC Promise||Student Employment||FAFSA Workshops|
|Check your Financial Aid status||Cal Vet Fee Waiver||Disability Support Programs||Consumer Information|
|Financial Aid and Withdrawing from Classes||Scholarships
|Types of Financial Aid||Dreamer Center|
Get In Touch
Contact us if you need help or have questions.
Cesar Chavez Student Services Center, 1st Floor
900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 6:30pm
8:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday - Sunday
Note: Closed on legal and campus holidays