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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2015-2016 Financial Award Notification Payment 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:

Monday – Thursday
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Phone Number: 510-215-6026
(Phone Hours 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Mon-Thu
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Fri)
Fax Number: 510-215-2810

Late Wednesday Hours: 

1/20/16 until 7pm

1/27/16 until 7pm

2/3/16 until 7pm

3/2/16 until 6pm

4/6/16 until 6pm

5/4/16 until 6pm​

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:


Spring 2016 Lab Hours (all in room 104A)

Tuesday, January 26th 4p-6p *evening hours*

Wednesday, January 27th 9a-11a

Thursday, January 28th 1-3p

Wednesday, February 3rd *11-2p*

Thursday, February 4th 9-11a

Wednesday, February 10th 9-11a

Thursday, February 11th 9-11a

Tuesday, February 16th 1-3p

Tuesday, February 23rd 4p-6p *evening hours*

Wednesday, February 24th 9-11a

Wednesday, March 2nd 1-3p

Thursday, March 10th 1-3p

Tuesday, March 15th 9-11a

Tuesday, March 29th 4p-6p *evening hours*

Wednesday, March 30th 9-11a

Thursday, April 7th 9-11a

Tuesday, April 12th 1-3p

Wednesday, April 20th 1-3p

Tuesday, April 26th 4p-6p *evening hours*

Thursday, April 28th 9-11a

Tuesday, May 3rd 1-2p

Wednesday, May 11th 9-11a

Tuesday, May 17th 4p-6p *evening hours*

Thursday, May 19th 1-3p

Tuesday, May 24th 1-3p​

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