Financial Aid Office Hours
- Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 6:30pm
8:00am - 3:00pm (remote operations only, no in-person staff)
- Saturday and Sunday
Financial aid professionals can be contacted on several different platforms.
If you are a current student and have a quick question, we have a chat host waiting to help you (see Virtual Chat below). For more complex questions for current and prospective students, please email the appropriate financial aid professional below, or request an in-person appointment.
In-person appointments are now available for scheduling!
Financial Aid office staff are back in person, and available for appointments at our front counter. Masks are required. Click Request an in-person Appointment below to find a time to meet with our experts in the lobby.
For voice calls please contact our main number. If you are unable to reach a financial aid professional, they are likely on the line with another student. Please leave a voice message and your call will be returned.
- Main Number
- Fax Number
(619) 482-6444 (our fax server can still receive faxes digitally and is regularly checked for incoming documents)
Appointment Scheduler QR code
Please note, Financial Aid documents will only be accepted using the Financial Aid DropBox, JagDocs, or using Dynamic forms. Please do not schedule in-person appointments solely to submit paper documents.
In order to protect personally identifiable information, please email your questions via your SWC email account. Please allow 2-3 working days for a response. Please do not contact multiple staff at once- this will cause a delay in responding to you.
|BankMobile||If you have questions regarding BankMobile, please email Financial Aid Senior Specialist Sergio Marquezfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|California DREAM Act Questions||If you have questions regarding the California DREAM Act for AB540 eligible students, please email Financial Aid Specialist Claudia Gaitanemail@example.com|
|California Grant – Cal Grant & SSCG||If you have questions regarding your Cal-Grant, please email Financial Aid Specialist Alejandro Martinezfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Chafee Grant / Foster Youth||If you are/were a foster youth and have questions about the Chafee Grant, please email Financial Aid Specialist Angel Salazaremail@example.com|
|Direct Loans||If you have questions regarding direct loans, please email Financial Aid Specialist Jon Jordanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Federal Work Study (FWS)||If you have questions regarding federal work study, please email Student Employment Services Specialist Sergio Sorianoemail@example.com|
|Formerly Incarcerated||If you are a transitions student and have questions about Financial Aid, please email Financial Aid Specialist Angel Salazarfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Homelessness & Unaccompanied Youth||If you are a Homelessness & Unaccompanied Youth applying for aid, please email Financial Aid Specialist Angel Salazaremail@example.com|
|Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)||If you have questions regarding satisfactory academic progress (SAP), please email Financial Aid Specialist Jon Jordanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Scholarship Questions||If you have questions regarding scholarships, please email Financial Aid Specialist Claudia Gaitanemail@example.com|
|SWC Promise Questions||If you have questions regarding SWC Promise Program, please email Financial Aid Specialist Claudia Gaitanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Student Liabilities - Overpayments||If you have questions about overpayments and liabilities due to a change in your enrollment status and/or withdrawing from school, you can email your question to the R2T4 Specialist Desi Marquezemail@example.com|
|Veteran Students||If you are a Veteran and have questions regarding your change in income due to separation from Military, please email Financial Aid Specialist Angel Salazarfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Social Media||Twitter, Instagram, Facebook- being managed by Angel Salazaremail@example.com|
|General email, financial aid award status and verification questions||Financial Aid processing time takes up to 3-4 weeks during peak time (the first month or so of each term). Please check your SWC email regularly for any updates or additional requests. To check if you have missing documents please Log in to your MySWC portal. If you do NOT have any required documents, you are not required to take action, please check your SWC email for updates related to your financial aid file. For additional assistance please contact the Financial Aid General Email (using your SWC email).||firstname.lastname@example.org|