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2021-2022 FAFSA application is open

 The 2021–2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form can be completed via studentaid.gov on your computer or mobile device.  The application will ask about income from the 2019 tax year for you and your spouse, or for you and your parents.  Apply early for financial aid to maximize your eligibility and avoid missing deadlines. 

Financial Aid Bootcamp webinars are being offered by the Department of Education

Federal Student Aid is hosting a series of webinars October 20 and 21 designed to help you understand the FAFSA and the financial aid process.  Click here to register for these events free of charge.  PLEASE NOTE times below are Eastern Standard Time (3 hours ahead), so plan accordingly.  

Financial Aid Bootcamp

Federal Emergency Relief Grant

The Fall 2020 application is now CLOSED.

Applicants will receive a response via student SWC email within 5-10 business days. All financial aid disbursements are processed and paid through BankMobile.

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting

Financial Aid is as easy as 1-2-3!

 
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Step 1

Applying for Financial Aid

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. 

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Step 2  

Getting Financial Aid

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. 

FAFSA

Step 3

Keeping Financial 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.

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Financial Aid "Quick Links"

Most Popular Links Applications Support Programs Resources
Financial Aid Forms FAFSA SWC Cares Financial Aid TV
Disbursement Schedule and BankMobile 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 Fridays (details coming soon!)
Check your Financial Aid status Cal Vet Fee Waiver Disability Support Programs Consumer Information
Financial Aid and Withdrawing from Classes Scholarships
EOPS Cost of Attending SWC
 Types of Financial Aid   Dreamer Center Request a Financial Aid presentation
Appeals & Special Circumstances   Counseling & Career Advisement ICan AffordCollege.com

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