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New/Transfer Students

 

Are you new to college, or new to the colleges of DCCCD? Here’s the information you’ll need to get started with financial aid.

How to Apply
Find out what steps you need to follow to apply for financial aid.

Types of Financial Aid
There are three types of financial aid: gift aid, work study and loans.

Deadlines for Applying for Financial Aid
Apply by the priority deadline for the semester you plan to enroll to make sure your award will be processed before the first day of classes.

eConnect
You may view posted financial aid awards, account summaries and other helpful personal information in eConnect, our secure online services (requires login).

Disbursements and Higher One Money Card (Getting Your Money)
The colleges of DCCCD process and distribute refunds and disbursements (including financial aid funds) with the help of Higher One, a financial services vendor. Learn more about how and when you’ll get your money.

Eligibility and Satisfactory Academic Progress
Learn about the eligibility requirements for federal and state financial aid. All students receiving aid must meet certain standards of satisfactory academic progress each term.