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Cabrillo College

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our office will be closed 11/30/23 from 1:30pm to 5pm. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

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 Reminders

  • There are two Financial Aid disbursements per semester for those with completed files at the beginning of the semester.

  • Disbursements happen on a weekly basis, as files are completed.

  • You will not be awarded for waitlisted classes, unless you are registered in the class before Census Date. We will not adjust awards for students with completed files after that date.

  • Summer is a non-standard term and is awarded differently than Fall and Spring semesters.

Aptos Services: Sac East Building

Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm

Remote ONLY:

Fridays 8am-5pm

Counter Hours:

Monday-Thursday (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.

MyVerify

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

Self-Service

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.

AwardSpring

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!

Supplemental Emergency Financial Aid Grant

These funds are intended for California Community College students who are AB540, low income students, have an emergency need and are enrolled in 6 or more units for the current semester.

Textbook Reimbursement Request

If you are a student that has purchased your textbooks, online subscriptions to course materials, or supplies related to and required for the course complete this form. Please include a receipt that is dated, has details of the items purchased, and amount paid on it. Awarding will happen weekly, on first come first serve basis after September 11th, 2023

Childcare Reimbursement Request

If you are a student that has paid for your child to be in a child care facility/service in order to attend your classes or complete necessary course work please complete this form. Please include a receipt that is dated, has the time period with times that you were paying for child care, and amount paid on it. Awarding will happen weekly, on first come first serve basis after September 11th, 2023

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 financial.aid@cabrillo.edu for more information. * WES funds have been exhausted for the Fall 2023 semester, you may still contact our office to be considered for an emergency grant.

We are here to help!