Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office

Message from the Director

The Student Financial Assistance and Scholarship Office helps students meet their educational expenses while attending Saddleback College. Assistance is provided through grants, scholarships, enrollment fee waivers, student employment, and loans.

It is our hope that this website will help answer your financial aid questions. Use our links to learn more about applying, eligibility, loans, deadlines, downloadable forms and other important information. Using this website to stay informed of financial aid matters can help ensure that you apply for and receive your financial aid on time.

To check on the status of your financial aid and see what documents we need from you,
please log in to My Financial Aid.

We are committed to providing you with excellent customer service, timely delivery of information, and sensitivity to your individual financial concerns. Please do not hesitate to contact us or visit our office.

Best wishes for continued success as you pursue your educational goal! It is our pleasure to serve you.

Christian Alvarado, MPA

The Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGFW) Application is Available On-Line.

The Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGFW) waives your course enrollment fee ($46/unit) if you are a California resident, and meet other minimal requirements. - Board of Governors -


Your Saddleback Card

All financial aid disbursements will be made electronically using the Saddleback Card. Watch for your card in the mail "DO" not throw away or destroy!  Learn more about the Saddleback Card at the  Saddleback Card & HigherOne Guide

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