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IMPORTANT Financial Aid News!!


  • New!  California Full Time Student Success Grants:  Effective Fall 2015.  Student Success Grants are given to students who have been awarded a Cal Grant "B" based on eligibility criteria established by the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC). To receive payment of the Student Success Grant for the semester, you must be enrolled in at least 12 or more units, receive a full-time Cal Grant payment and be meeting all Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards. If you are on a Financial Aid Contract, only units from the courses on your contract will count toward your eligibility.
  • 2015-2016 FAFSA: Available 1/1/2015.  Complete if attending the Summer 2015, Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Spring 2016 and/or Summer 2016 semesters. The filing deadline for the 2015-2016 FAFSA is June 30, 2016. The priority filing deadline for the 2015-2016 FAFSA for GCC is April 1, 2015. Click here
  • Effective Fall 2015:  Financial aid checks will be processed every other week effective the week after the 2nd disbursement.
  • 2015-2016 CAL GRANT: The first deadline to apply for a NEW Cal Grant “B” (Entitlement and Competitive grants) or a Cal Grant “C” is March 2, 2015. A second deadline for community college students only to apply for a NEW Cal Grant “B” (Competitive grant only) is SEPTEMBER 2, 2015. Students with 16+ degree applicable units from GCC (with a letter grade) automatically have their GPA sent to CSAC. Students who graduated or will graduate from high school in 2014 or 2015 should have their high school submit their GPA.
  • 2015-2016 ENTRANCE LOAN WORKSHOPSSIGN-UP NOW REQUIRED!!!  Please click on the following link to access our Calendar for the schedule and sign-up information:    FA CALENDAR.   Also, effective 2013-2014 aid year, there have been recent changes that impact the Federal Student Loan Program.  Read more on this
  • CashCourse:  Need to build money management skills?  Check out to help you build real-life-ready financial skills, survive in a tough economy and prepare for success!  
  • Effective 2012-2013 aid year:  There have been recent changes in law that impact Federal Student Aid Programs and may affect your financial aid awards. Read more on this.
  • Financial aid applications are not reviewed until they are completed and all requested forms and documents have been submitted to the office. Due to the high volume of financial aid applications this year, allow several weeks for a completed application to be processed.
  • All award notifications are being sent out via email.  Therefore, make sure you activate your GCC email now.  Click here to activate it now!

FAFSA on the Web

The FAFSA is used to determine eligibility for federal and state financial aid at Glendale Community College. It is also used to determine BOG (Board of Governors) Fee Waiver eligibility.

For students who will be attending GCC for the Summer 2015, Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Spring 2016 and/or Summer 2016 semesters the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be completed to be considered for financial aid for the 2015-2016 award year. The filing deadline for the 2015-2016 FAFSA is June 30, 2016. The priority filing deadline for the 2015-2016 FAFSA for GCC is April 1, 2015.

FAFSA on the web

Our Federal School code is 001203.
Use this when completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Students seeking assistance in completing their FAFSA should attend a FAFSA workshop.  Visit our Financial Aid Calendar for dates and times.  Click here 

Board of Governors Fee Waiver

The 2015-2016 Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver application is available online!  You can print the 2015-2016 BOG Application by clicking HERE.  This form is used to apply just for the BOG Fee Waiver for the Summer 2015, Fall 2015, Winter 2016 and Spring 2016 terms at Glendale Community College.  Remember, a BOG is effective as of the semester the application is approved. 



Need a form?
Check out our Required Forms & Documents page for printable forms and descriptions of other commonly requested documents.

Check your Financial Aid Status and more at MyGCC!
You can check your financial aid status, grades, enrollment, and other personal information through the MyGCC feature of the Glendale Community College website. It's safe, secure, and FAST. Check out MyGCC at this link.

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Disclaimer: Some websites to which the Financial Aid Office provides links are for the convenience of users and are not managed or maintained by Glendale Community College. The College and the Financial Aid Office do not review, control, or take responsibility for the contents of those sites.


Last updated: 10/7/2015 9:19:04 AM