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GCC Get Started Financial Aid

? Contact the Financial Aid Office


    • Step-by-Step FAFSA & what does FAFSA cover?

FAFSA GCC School Code is 001203
California Dream Act
CA College Promise Grant

Qualifying for Aid

The FAFSA or the CA Dream Act Application results will be used to determine eligibility.

Verifying Your Data

Based on the information on your FAFSA or CADAA, we may ask you to provide additional information.

Your Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance at GCC is based on federal guidelines and includes your expenses for college.

Award Notification

Receiving your award notification - what to expect. 

Receiving Your Funds

How the Financial Aid disbursement process works.

Special Circumstances

Dependency, income changes, budget adjustments, study abroad. 
  • FATV Videos: Get Started

    • 1. How can I pay for college?

    • 2. California Dream Act (2-yr Public)

    • 3. Getting Acquainted with the FSA ID

    • 4. 2018-19 FAFSA Tutorial First-Time Filers - Overview

  • Terms and Conditions

    • Disclaimer

    • Financial Aid Eligibility Criteria

    • Importance of Submitting Accurate Info: Fraud Warning

    • Terms and Conditions of Your Financial Aid Award