Cabrillo College

Financial Aid and Scholarships

We recommend that all students apply for financial aid every year. You never know what you will be eligible for until you apply!

Cabrillo College Federal School Code: 001124

Special Announcements:

  • For 2024-2025 CADAA applicants, due to technical issue we will be downloading applications late June. If you are registered for Fall 2024, you will see a balance on your account until applications are received. To guarantee that your application will be received please log in to your 2024-2025 CADAA and verify that you have submitted the application and included Cabrillo College in the colleges section.

  • Our department will begin to manually process summer aid on June 24th, and will continue to award eligible students throughout the summer term.

  • For Fall 2024, Students that have applied for financial aid may still see a balance until 24-25 applications are imported into the system and CCPG is applied.

  • Students are now able to make edits to their 2024-2025, please only edit your application if it is absolutely necessary. For information, click here.

  • The Department of Education has announced that the issues related to student's with contributors that do not have a social security number has been resolved.

    For more information, please review the refreshed guidance here.

  • Students will not be awarded for waitlisted courses, unless you are registered in the class before Census Date and attend at least one day in the course. We will not adjust awards for students with completed files after that date.

  • Late starting courses must be enrolled in by Census Date and will not be award until the course begins.

2024-2025 Glossary of Terms for Financial Aid Offers

Aptos Services: Sac East Building

Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm

Fridays 8am-12pm

(Remote 1pm-5pm)

Counter Hours:

Monday-Friday (Please refer to the calendar below for hours)

Watsonville Services: A110

Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm

(Closed for lunch 1pm-2pm)

Fridays 8am-12pm

(Remote 1pm-5pm)

Financial Aid Important Links
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

An application for students that are US citizens and eligible non-citizens.

California Dream Act Application (CADAA)

An application for students that are eligible for DACA or AB540.


Cabrillo's Financial Aid Office offers a convenient online platform that makes it easier to navigate the financial aid process.


Self-Service is an easy way to view your financial aid information, student finance, and other important information.

CSAC WebGrants 4 Students

WGS will allow you to manage your Cal Grant and/or Chafee account(s) online by letting you view updates, make school changes, make address changes, make corrections, post leave of absence requests.


Financial Aid's scholarship portal allows you to view and apply to variety of scholarship opportunities.

BankMobile Disbursements, a technology solution, powered by BMTX, Inc.

Cabrillo College has partnered with BankMobile Disbursements to deliver student funds. Select your refund preference today!

WES Grants

The WES Grant is a one-time emergency grant and is designed to cover unexpected emergency costs and not ongoing expenses. There are multiple WES advisors on campus. Contact for more information.