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

The Financial Aid Office in Aptos will be available from Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm via phone and email. Zoom and in-person appointments are scheduled by request.

*The Aptos Financial Aid office will be closed for in-person services on Friday's until the end of summer. Staff will still be available via phone and email on those days.

The Financial Aid Office in Watsonville located in A110 will be open Monday-Thursday from 8am-5pm (closed from 1pm-2pm) and Friday from 8am-12pm.

Special Reminders

  • Summer is a non-standard term and is awarded differently than Fall and Spring semesters. Summer aid will start to be disbursed June 30th 2022 and will continue throughout the summer term.

  • There are two Financial Aid disbursements per semester. You will not be awarded for waitlisted classes, only for classes you are currently registered in at the time of disbursement. Once waitlist courses are added, your awards may be adjusted. Note, all courses must be added by census.

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.

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