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Financial Aid

NOTICE: We are currently in the process of reorganizing the information in the Financial Aid area of our website to better serve you. You may come across broken links and missing images as we complete the process. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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** Interested in aid for Summer classes? See Summer Aid for information. **

The colleges of DCCCD are committed to helping you obtain the financial assistance you need to achieve your educational goals. If you don’t find the information you’re looking for on this Web page, please see our Financial Aid FAQs or contact the Financial Aid Offices. 

Remember that you may be eligible for one of the hundreds of scholarships offered through the DCCCD Foundation or by other sources. Although some scholarships require demonstrated financial need or a high GPA, many others do not.

All employees involved in the administration of financial aid programs are expected to adhere to our employee Code of Conduct to ensure ethical conduct and compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations regarding financial aid.

See our Financial Aid News page for the latest updates.

See the catalog for information about financial aid deadlines.

Financial Aid Step by Step
Follow our step-by-step guide to be sure you don’t miss a thing in applying for financial aid.
Types of Aid
There are several forms of financial aid available to help you achieve your goals.
Dates & Deadlines
View a list of important financial aid dates and deadlines, including deadlines for applying for aid, 60 percent dates and more.
Understanding Financial Aid
Learn who gets aid and how financial aid impacts your financial future.
Applying for Aid
Find the forms and information you need to apply for financial aid.
Awarding Process
Learn how financial aid funds are used and applied to your account.
Keeping Your Aid
Once you’ve received your financial aid, be sure you don’t lose it!
More Information
Find additional information related to financial aid.