temporary campus closure, the financial aid office will continue to provide you
the same excellent services you were accustomed to but in a new virtual world.
As we transition to this new environment, select services will be limited; rest
assured all processing of financial aid payments will continue as normal.
Please see our disbursement schedule for more detail.
As in the
past, you may reach us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and phone by
dialing (714)432-5508. We are currently responding to all emails and voicemails
within 48 hours and remain available during our business
hours. We are here to help, join us in our virtual world by clicking
the links below.
Perspective students, click here to be added to our virtual financial aid line where our
financial aid representative can assist you with general financial aid
information. Available hours of service, Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.
Students who have applied to OCC or are attending, knock on the door of any available representative to be assisted with all of your financial aid questions, concerns and needs. Please have your MyCoast Login available. Available hours of
service, Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.
The Financial Aid Office at Orange Coast College is here to provide students a better understanding of available financial aid programs and services. We are committed to administering our programs with integrity and professionalism. We value and take pride in the diversity of our students and the support we provide in promoting student success.
If your file is selected for a process called verification, you will be required to submit additional documentation. Please check your MyCoast for any requests. Processing time is 4-6 weeks and we process on a first come, first serve basis. No exceptions.
- October 20 - Fall Freeze Date - The financial aid date which is used each semester to lock in a student's enrollment status for awarding financial aid. No classes added after this date are considered in the payment of financial aid
- November 15 - Fall ONLY Loan Request Deadline
- March 22, 2020 - Spring Freeze Date - The financial aid date which is used each semester to lock in a student's enrollment status for awarding financial aid. No classes added after this date are considered in the payment of financial aid.
- May 1 - Spring Loan Request Deadlilne
Fall 2019 SAP appeal process is now closed. Deadline date was November 27, 2019.
Spring 2020 SAP Appeal process is now open until May 1, 2020. All appeals are reviewed on a first come, first serve basis. No exceptions.
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Family Education Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)
Student information can only be released to the student unless an Information Release Authorization form is on file documenting additional individuals.
For additional financial aid information, please view the Coast Community College District site at