During the COVID-19 crisis, we know many community college students face tough financial choices but being able to pay for college shouldn’t be one of them. You have big plans for your future and we’re here to help you get there.
The good news is financial aid for community college students is available now and year-round. More than $6 billion of financial aid is available each year for California college students to help with tuition, books, supplies and sometimes even rent. During this health crisis, financial aid and other resources are still available to help you enroll and continue your education. Contact your financial aid office for information regarding emergency aid and other resources available as a result of COVID-19.
Be sure to check this page often for new information and updates about financial aid during the crisis.
I Can Afford College
Students can still get help paying for fees, books, supplies and sometimes even rent. Get information about grants, loans, scholarships and other available financial aid.
Frequently Asked Questions
Colleges have been authorized to transfer financial aid funds between programs on an emergency basis. Make sure to explain your situation to your college to see if you can receive emergency assistance.
Pell Grants paid to students who dropped all of their units as a result of COVID -19 will be excluded when counting lifetime Pell eligibility.