Financial Aid Office

Financial Aid

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Grants and scholarshipsWelcome to the Office of Student Financial Assistance

The Office of Student Financial Assistance is dedicated to providing our students with up-to-date financial aid information and resources. We strive to attain the latest financial aid updates and training by attending conferences across the United States, webinars, and working with other financial aid departments from various institutions in order to provide the best service and opportunities for our students.

We hope that our web site provides students, their parents, and the public with the information they need regarding financial aid availability at Contra Costa College, including the types of aid offered, how to apply, and how to complete the application process. Should you have any additional questions or comments, please feel free to stop by our office during regular office hours, or give us a call:

Contra Costa College

Office of Student Financial Assistance

Student Services Center

Office of Financial Assistance Counter Hours (Summer) 

Starting Tuesday, May 27, through Thursday, July 31, the Office of Financial Assistance counter will be open to assist students during the following hours:

Monday – Thursday
8:00AM – 5:00PM

Phone Number: 510-215-6026
Fax Number: 510-215-2810

FAFSA School Code: 001190       Dream Act School Code: 00119000

Need help with your financial aid application online? Wondering how you can check your financial aid status online? Our office also offers limited Financial Aid Lab Hours where dedicated staff members are ready to help guide you through the online financial aid resources that are available to you!

Visit the lab located in the Assessment Center inside the Student Services Center during the following times to receive financial aid assistance:

Date​                           Time

Mon., Aug. 4       9:00am – 12:00pm

Thur., Aug. 7       1:00pm – 4:00pm

Tues., Aug. 12     1:00pm – 4:00pm

Wed., Aug. 13      9:00am – 12:00pm

Tues., Aug. 19     12:30pm – 3:30pm

Thur., Aug. 21     12:30pm – 3:30pm

Tues., Aug. 26     12:30pm – 3:30pm

Thur., Aug. 28      12:30pm – 3:30pm

Certain financial aid paperwork has deadlines in which to be submitted in order to be considered for the current semester. Paperwork must be submitted before the close of office hours on the deadline date indicated. There are NO EXCEPTIONS. 

Summer 2014 Financial Aid Deadlines

July 7th 2014 at 4:30pm
deadline to submit Academic and Maximum Timeframe Appeals.

July 7th 2014 at 5pm
deadline to submit all required paperwork to complete your 2013-2014 financial aid file.

Fall 2014 Appeal Information

Due to the affect that summer semester grades may have on your SAP, we will accept appeals starting August 20th 2014 for students attending summer.
Students not attending summer may submit their Fall 2014 appeals beginning
June 16th 2014.

Important Dates

Summer 2014 SAP Workshop Dates

Please visit the Financial Aid Office to sign up for an Academic Appeal SAP workshop.

6/24/14Tuesday2:15 to 3:45 p.m.
6/25/14Wednesday10:15 to 11:45 a.m.

Summer 2014 Loan Information

If you are interested in a student loan, please visit our office to be pre-screened for eligibility.

Loan Workshop Dates

7/7/14Monday2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
7/16/14Wednesday10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
7/22/14Tuesday2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

NO EXCEPTIONS.Picture ID required!
All documents must be submitted no later than July 28, 2014 by 5:00pm.  Documents submitted after July 28, 2014 will NOT be accepted.