About Financial Aid for College
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Register online at fafsa.ed.gov.
- Submit between October 1 and each college’s deadline (typically in February).
- Financial aid form required by many colleges.
- List of colleges using PROFILE and the online form can be found at here.
- Colleges may use this form for early-decision applications.
- Visit each college’s website for deadlines.
Cal Grant GPA Verification
- The Cal Grant program is for California residents attending an instate college.
- Application automatically takes information from the FAFSA.
- Form is available from the Registrar's office in January and February.
- Submission deadline is March 2.