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January 1


Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the next academic year becomes available.

March 2


Applicants must file their FAFSA and GPA for by this date to be considered for Cal Grant (state grant) eligibility.

June 30


Last day to file a 2012-2013 Free Application for Federal Student Aid  (FAFSA).



(Click on the links below for more information & workshop dates)

APPEAL (DQ) WORKSHOP Did you know that in order to receive financial aid, you must meet the college’s Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy?  This workshop advises students on how to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress and assists students in developing an individual Academic Advisement Plan.  Students who have been disqualified from receiving financial aid must complete this workshop prior to submitting an appeal.  Students must pre-register prior to the workshop.

Appeal Workshop Dates Spring 2014

(Workshops are scheduled throughout the semester.) 


BUY-THE-BOOK GRANT This grant is administered through the financial aid program and funded annually through the college foundation by proceeds from the Chancellor's Ball “Buy-the-Book” fund and the Community Foundation of Orange. This is an opportunity to receive a grant to pay for text books, which does not need to be repaid. These funds are distributed based on availability of funds and will be given on a first-come, first-served basis to students who meet the criteria and eligibility requirements for the grant.

(During the first week of classes.)


CASH for COLLEGE NIGHT – The workshop is designed to give students and their parents an overview of the federal and state financial aid programs available and guidance on how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.

Saturday, February 22, 2014 (click here)
(This event takes place in February.)


FINANCIAL AID AWARENESS DAY - This fun and exciting, informative event is designed to help you manage your future success by managing your money and raise awareness of the state and federal programs that are available to students.  Open to students, parents, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding community. This year's event will be held on April 16th.

(This event takes place between March 3 and May 15.)


LOAN WORKSHOP  – Students must pre-register and pick up a Loan Packet for the Loan Workshops in the SCC Financial Aid Office (E-104).  Locations for Loan Workshops will be provided with the Loan Packets. (Times and dates are subject to change without notice).  TO QUALIFY, You must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units, be making satisfactory academic progress, have filed the FAFSA and received an award letter.

SPRING Workshop Dates

(Workshops are scheduled throughout the semester.) 


SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WORKSHOP - This workshop guides students through the application process, including tips on how to write your Personal Statement, who to ask for Recommendation Letters and much MORE!  We encourage all students who meet the minimum scholarship criteria to apply.  Visit the Scholarship Office in A-206A for more information. (Click Here) 

  (Workshops are held throughout the month of February, prior to the application deadline.)