Our Mission Statement

“The Office of Financial Assistance is passionate about and committed to delivering student aid advisory services and financial aid awards to make higher education affordable to our diverse community. We facilitate efforts to improve student recruitment, enrollment and retention by providing students with the guidance and resources needed to ensure equitable access to a quality education at Contra Costa College.”

Our Vision Statement

“The vision of the Office of Financial Assistance is to promote a culture of understanding and excellence, through guidance and outreach, to ensure that all students feel empowered to fund their educational goals at Contra Costa College.”

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Wondering when you will receive your check?
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2016-17 Financial Aid Disbursement Calendar

Welcome to the Office of

Financial Assistance

Office of Financial Assistance Counter Hours

We are located in the SSC building, Room 102.
Our counter will be open to assist students during the following hours:

Fall Hours

Monday – Thursday
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


8:00 AM – 12 PM

First Wednesday of Every Month

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Phone Number: 510-215-6026

Fax Number: 510-215-2810


FAFSA School Code: 001190       Dream Act School Code: 00119000

We are now on social media! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to get financial aid information on updates, deadlines, and events!​

→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:


Fall 2016 Lab Hours (all in room 104A/Assessment Center)

Tuesday, August 2nd                      1-3p

Tuesday, August 9th                       1-3p

Tuesday, August 16th                     1-3p

Wednesday, August 17th                 9-11a

Wednesday, August 24th                 9-11a

Thursday, August 25th                    1-3p

Monday, August 29th                       9-11a

Tuesday, September 6th                   1-3p

Wednesday, September 14th             9-11a

Thursday, September 22nd               9-11a

Tuesday, September 27th                 1-3p

Tuesday, October 4th                       1-3p

Wednesday, October 5th                   9-11a

Tuesday, October 11th                      1-3p

Thursday, October 20th                     9-11a

Friday, October 28th                            1-3p​

Receive Your Financial Aid FAST!

Starting summer 2016, students can receive their financial aid electronically by choosing direct deposit to their bank account or signing up for the CollegeCash Card. Log on to www.4cd.edu/collegecash for more information and to sign up!

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Financial Aid Focus/Enfoque Financiero

Here at the Contra Costa College Office of Financial Assistance, we understand that paying for college can be a huge challenge for many members of our community. In an effort to make the financial aid process as easy as possible, we have developed the following handbook to help guide you through the many financial assistance and support programs available at Contra Costa College.

Use the links below to discover more information on applying for financial aid, deadlines, and other programs that can help you be successful in your educational goals!

Financial Aid Focus

Enfoque Financiero

Financial Aid Basics