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Welcome to Financial Aid

Welcome to the Financial Aid Office web site.  The Financial Aid Office staff are here to assist you and your parents with questions regarding the student financial aid process. The information on this web site has been prepared in an effort to give you an overall view of student financial aid and the processes.  OCC has a full array of federal (Title IV) and state student financial aid programs with comprehensive details to each program listed below.   
You have made one of the most important decisions regarding your future – attending college. All student services staff members are here to insure that your career at OCC is successful and that you attain your educational goals. Please take advantage of the information offered on this web site as well as the multiple financial aid workshops that are available to students and parents. From all of us in the Financial Aid Office – we wish you success!

The student financial aid programs that are available to eligible students are:
Federal State of California
Federal Pell Grant Board of Governors Fee Waiver
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant Cal Grant Program - B
Federal Afghanistan and Iraq Grant Cal Grant Program - C
Federal Work Study Chafee Grant
Federal Perkins Loan California National Guard Grant
Federal Direct Loan Program


The links on this website will give you an overview of each of these student financial aid programs and the processes for eligibility and application.

We hope you will find the website helpful and return regularly for new, updated information and that it becomes a valuable tool as you plan the financing of your of education.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Financial Aid Office is to insure that all student financial aid resources are distributed in accordance to federal and state guidelines in a fair and equitable manner.
Student Learning Outcomes:
1. Students who participate in student financial aid programs and services will be able to successfully use technological resources available to them.
2. Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of managing their personal finances.
3. Students who participate in student financial aid programs will transfer with a completed financial aid package. 

The Coast Community College District does not discriminate unlawfully in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

OCC 504/ADA Office - Special Services Building: (714) 432-5042;
OCC Title 9 Office - P.E. and Athletics Building: (714) 432-5766.   ​​​