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? Contact the Financial Aid Office

  • Financial Aid Eligibility

    • How do I qualify for aid?

    • How many units do I need to enroll in to be eligible?

    • What is Financial Aid and what types may I be eligible to receive?

    • What is financial aid?

    • What is my financial aid status?

  • Application Process

    • I submitted my FAFSA or Dream Act Application and have included income information for my self and/or my parents, however your office keeps asking for me to turn tax transcripts do I have to still turn them in?

    • Do I have to re-apply for Financial Aid every year?

    • How am I notified?

    • How much does it cost to attend GCC?

    • I submitted my FAFSA or Dream Act Application and it’s been more than just a few days and I have not received anything from your campus?

    • If I have questions regarding financial aid who can I talk to?

    • What are some tips for getting financial aid?

    • What is the federal code for GCC?

    • What tax information will I need to fill out my FAFSA?

  • Receiving Your Aid

    • How do I know if I am getting a financial aid check?

    • How do I receive funds? (Disbursement)

  • Financial Aid Awards

    • How am I notified?

    • How do I know if I am getting a financial aid check?

    • My friend told me he received all kinds of financial aid and I have not; our financial situation/application is very similar, how come my financial aid award package is different?

    • What is Financial Aid and what types may I be eligible to receive?

  • Cal Grant

    • Can I get a Cal Grant if I am going to a community college

    • How do I get a leave of absence from Cal Grant?

    • What is my Cal Grant GPA? How do I submit my verified Cal Grant GPA?

    • What is the difference between the federal Pell Grant and Cal Grants?

  • Student Success Completion Grant (SSCG)

    • How does the student maintain eligibility for the SSCG?

    • How does the student qualify for the SSCG award?

    • How much is the award?

    • Must the student have a comprehensive Student Educational Plan (SEP) to receive the award?

    • What is the Student Success Completion Grant?

  • Special Circumstances

    • I am a Veteran who just applied for the GI Bill, can I apply for FAFSA?

    • I think I am an AB 540, undocumented, DREAMER Student, is there someone I can talk to about my Financial Aid Options?

    • If I am undocumented, am I still eligible for Financial Aid?

    • If my parents are undocumented, am I still eligible for Financial Aid?

    • What is the Chafee Grant for foster youth?

    • Will my GI Bill be affected if I do qualify for financial aid?

  • Financial Aid Info

    • Advising & Front Counter Hours

    • If I have questions regarding financial aid who can I talk to?

    • Location & Contact

    • Mailing Address