Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Fact of the Month

Financial Aid Fact – Did you know that the income cap for the California Middle-Class Scholarship has increased from $177,000 to $184,000? Keep in mind that the new cap applies to students enrolled in a CSU or UC during the 2020-21 year and the cap may increase for families applying for financial aid for the 2021-22 year.  So all California families should apply, no matter what their income.

Learn more about Financial Aid, how to apply and where to get help by visiting:

Get LIVE help with your FSA ID and FAFSA/CADAA

Your students and parents may register by dates for the Cal-SOAP events by going to the Cal-SOAP website at and click Events. They should register on the targeted event date for any of the following:
-Financial Aid Night (Spanish or English) -October 13 or October 14 or October 19
-FSAID support-October 15th 
-Cash for College-October 17th, 20th, 22nd

COVID-19 Changed Our Finances: How to Get More Financial Aid Many families’ plans to pay for college have been impacted by COVID-19. Share this simple guide with students who need advice on how to qualify for more financial aid, especially if their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) doesn’t reflect their new level of need.

Naviance (local and national)

For Federal/State/School Aid:
FAFSA (FREE Application for Federal Student Aid)
to complete a FAFSA, both student and one parent must have an FSA ID

How to create an FSA ID

CADAA (California Dream Act Application)

Dream Act Qualifications and Application