Financial Aid Resources

Navigating  through the world of financial aid can be a bit crazy sometimes! Here you will find tools and resources to help you with everything from filling out your FAFSA to determining which college is the best choice based on your financial awards!


Senior Year Checklist

Senior Checklist  - College OPTIONS


FAFSA- Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FAFSA Website 

The FAFSA needs to be completed between October 1st and March 2nd prior to your Freshman year of college and every year after.


Cal Grant/Chafee Grant

Manage you Cal Grant or Chafee account

Frequently Asked Questions for Cal Grant and/or Chafee Grant

Income and Asset Ceilings

Eligible Cal Grant Schools 

Ineligible Cal Grant Schools 


California Student Aid Commission

California Student Aid Commission


How Financial Aid Works - College OPTIONS 

Ways to Save Money in College 

Guide to Financial Aid Terms

Cost of Attendance Comparison Worksheet

Financial Aid Award Comparison Tool - College OPTIONS

                  Instructions for Comparison Tool

College Student Budget - College OPTIONS

7 Questions Every Student Should Ask About Financial Aid

Decision Tool


2016/17 Financial Aid/Scholarship PowerPoint Presentation

2016-17 Financial Aid Presentation