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IMPORTANT FINANCIAL AID DATES TO KNOW. . .

January 1
​Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the next academic year is available.
March 2 Applicants must file their FAFSA and GPA by this date to be considered for Cal Grant (state grant) eligibility
June 30
Last day to file a 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

WORKSHOPS & UPCOMING EVENTS

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

Students who have been disqualified for financial aid must submit appeals for spring 2014 by 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4th.

NOTE: disqualified students must have already attended an appeal workshop.  Terminated students need not have attended a workshop to appeal.
Fall 2014 Appeal (DQ) Workshop Dates

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 textbooks and does not need to be repaid.  These funds are distributed based on availability of funds and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to student s who meet the criteria and eligibility requirements for the grant.  Applications are available during the first week of classes in A-206A.
SCC Buy-the-Book Grant Flyer

CASH for COLLEGE NIGHT - This 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.  This event takes place each year in February.  Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 21, 2015.

FINANICAL AID AWARENESS DAY - This fun and informative event is designed to help you manage your future success by managing your money and raise awareness of the state and federal programs available to students.  The event is open to students, parents, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding community.  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 workshop in the SCC Financial Aid Office (E-104).  Locations for the loan workshops will be provided with the loan packets.  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.  (Times and dates are subject to change without notice).  Workshops are scheduled throughout the semester.
Fall Loan Workshops

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WORKSHOP - The workshop guides students through the application process, including tips on how to write your Personal Statement, who to ask for your 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.