1. Complete your Financial Aid Application.
Submit new or renewal 2019/2020 Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. If you are a Dreamer student, complete the Dream Act Application at dream.csac.ca.gov. If you need assistance completing your financial aid application, please visit our workshop page or stop by the office.
2. Check Your Email Account or My Financial Aid Portal for Next Steps.
7-10 days after submitting your FAFSA/Dream Act application, check your student email account or check your MyFinancialAid Portal and submit any required documents to financial aid as soon as possible. Processing can take up to 8-10 weeks.
3. Choose How You Want to Receive Your Financial Aid.
Students should select a refund method for their financial aid disbursement as early as possible. Please visit our Disbursement Options webpage to tell us how you want to receive your financial aid money.
U.S. Department of Education Federal School Code: 008918
Don’t forget your current Saddleback College ID Card or your valid (non-expired) government-issued photo ID when visiting the Financial Aid Office in order for us to be able to serve you.