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Important Dates

OCTOBER 1

​Submit financial aid application online at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa or www.caldreamact.org. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the California Dream Act Application becomes available for upcoming award year.

MARCH 2

Cal Grant application deadline - Submit both FAFSA and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form or Californian Dream Act Application and the Cal Grant GPA Verification Form.

January - May 31

Check your MyCoast Portal and email for required documentation requests.  Providing complete information prior to May 31 will make sure you are awarded before Fall start.


Fall 2019 Deadlines

​October 20, 2019​Pell Recalculation Freeze Date - Fall *
November 15, 2019​Last day to submit Fall ONLY 2019 loan requests
​​November 27, 2019​Last day to submit Appeal for Fall Satisfactory Academic Progress

Spring 2020 Deadlines

​March 29, 2020​Pell Recalculation Freeze Date - Spring *
May 1, 2020​Last day to submit Spring 2020 loan requests
May 1, 2020​Last day to submit Appeal for Spring Satisfactory Academic Progress


*Freeze Date is when the Financial Aid Office will no longer adjust Pell Grant and Cal Grant for added/withdrawn units.