Failure to meet the following deadlines will result in denial of aid for the entire award year.

Pell Grant Deadlines

For Pell Grants, a valid electronically processed FAFSA must be received by the college from the U.S. Department of Education before the last date of the semester for which you are enrolled.

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) disqualification Appeal Deadlines:

Summer 2022: August 26, 2022
Fall 2022: December 16, 2022
Winter 2023: February 3, 2023
Spring 2023: June 6, 2023

If you have been disqualified for financial aid, you have the opportunity to appeal the disqualification. Appeal forms are available through the Financial Aid Office page under the Forms section. You are required to attend a Financial Aid workshop before you can submit an appeal. You will lose your Pell Grant eligibility if you don’t submit your complete financial aid appeal paperwork by the deadline.

Direct Loan Deadline:

For Fall 2022 only students: December 16, 2022.
For Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters, or the Spring 2023 semester only: May 26, 2023

CAL Grant Deadline

March 2 – Cal Grant A, B Entitlement and Competitive awards and Cal Grant C award.

September 2 – Second chance deadline for community college students to apply for a Cal Grant B. Since the number of awards available in September is limited, it is best to apply by March 2.
(Students applying for the CAL Grant through the Dream Act application are not eligible for the second chance deadline and must apply before the March 2 deadline.)