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Alerts & Deadlines

  • Important Alert: If you received an email regarding updating your major, you must go into WebAdvisor and update or this may negatively affect your financial aid funding
  • There's still time to apply for Fall 2014! File a 2014-15 FAFSA to receive aid for the Fall 2014 term.
  • Get online not in line. Check your financial aid status online.
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important announcements

  • On Monday August 25th, the Campus will be closed from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm for All College Day.
    Financial Aid will be open from 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm.
  • Visit the Scholarship Binder Today!
  • California Dream Act - For more information about the types of financial aid Dream Act students can access, please visit www.csac.ca.gov/dream_act.asp
  • A new regulation states that undergraduate students may only receive federal financial aid funding for one repeat of a previously passed course. Read more on our Repeat Policy page >>
  • A new federal regulation passed that limits Pell entitlement to 12 full time semesters for your entire academic career. This regulation is retroactive to the first time you attended college and received a Pell grant. It does not include terms you did not receive a Pell grant.
  • BOG regulations will be changing for Fall 2016. Details have yet to be released. We will keep you updated as we learn more.
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There are many ways to pay for college...

There are even options where someone else will foot the bill for you, through cash awards, grants and scholarships. Some programs are based on financial need, although certainly not all. It’s possible to receive scholarships for school on a competitive basis, with consideration given to academic promise, scholastic achievement and your student potential.

Financial aid can help you pay for mandatory college fees, textbooks, transportation, room and board and other educational expenses while attending Cabrillo. It would be well worth your time to explore what’s available and apply for appropriate programs. These include:

Also available is the Board of Governor's Enrollment Fee Waiver, which waives the unit enrollment fee for California residents at community colleges throughout the state.

Rest assured that the financial aid application process is completely confidential…and it’s free to apply. Learn how to apply and file a FAFSA (Free Application for Financial Aid) at www.fafsa.gov today to find out what’s available to help you pay for tuition.

Textbooks

Be sure to calculate the cost of textbooks into your budget, as these required materials are one of the biggest expenses you’ll face at Cabrillo. The good news is there are several programs that can offer some relief if funds are short: a textbook rental program from the bookstore, textbooks on reserve at the library, the Borrow-A-Book program, and Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) or Fast Track to Work book vouchers.

Processing Timelines
  • Step 1: File a FAFSA at fafsa.gov
  • Step 2:  FAFSA results are sent to student and school (1-3 weeks if...)
    Step 3:  Financial Aid Office enters data, awards BOG (if eligible), and...

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Aptos Campus
Phone: 831.479.6415
Fax: 831.479.5016
Email:
Location 6500 Soquel Drive #100
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Mon: 8am -5pm

Tue - Thu: 8am -5pm
Fri: 9am - 12pm


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Phone: 831.479.6415
Fax: 831.786.4716
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318 Union Street,

Watsonville, CA 95076

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Mon- Thu: 9am - 1pm and

2 pm - 6pm

Fri: 9am - 12pm

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