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New Changes for 2015-2016


Disbursement Schedule

Terms and Conditions of
Receiving Financial Aid

Important Dates


Required Forms

Cost of Education

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Financial Literacy Cash Course

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For the weeks of August 3, 2015 - August 14, 2015   
  Monday and Thursday 
7:30am – 7:00pm 
  Tuesday and Wednesday
7:30am – 4:30pm 
7:30am – 2:00pm

For the weekends of August 15-16, 2015 and August 22-23, 2015  
  Saturdays (8-15-15, 8-22-15) 
8:00am – 2:00pm
  Sundays (8-16-15, 8-23-15) 
11:30am – 3:30pm 

For the first week of school August 17-21, 2015   
  Monday - Thursday 
7:30am – 7:00pm
7:30am – 4:30pm 

For the weeks of August 24 - December 18, 2015 
  Monday and Thursday
7:30am – 7:00pm
  Tuesday and Wednesday
7:30am – 4:30pm 
7:30am – 2:00pm 

To apply for Financial Aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at or the California Dream Act Application online at

2015-2016 Financial Aid Process now open!
  • Review your “Required Documents by Year” for 2015-2016 via MyChaffey Portal on
    MyChaffeyView , then click on Financial Aid.

  • Download all required forms(s) from this webpage by clicking on “Forms.”

  • Submit your required documents to the Financial Aid Office now.

Make sure to list the Chaffey College school code under the school section of your FAFSA or Dream Application: 001163

Application Calendar

January 1: Complete the FAFSA/Dream Application for the upcoming Fall Semester
(Summer semester for the BOGW waiver).

March 2: Priority deadline for FAFSA/Dream Application for California State Grants.

Late Spring: Complete your Financial Aid file for the upcoming Fall semester.

Steps to apply for Financial Aid

  • Complete the FAFSA at

  • You will receive an e-mail from Chaffey College, Financial Aid Office indicating if
    awards are available of if additional documentation is needed.

  • To view your Financial Aid status or if documentation is needed:

    a. Go to MyChaffey Portal, on MyChaffeyview click on Financial Aid.

    b. Use the "My Documents" section to view if further information is needed.

    c. Submit your requried documents to complete our file.

  • View Financial Aid Award Letter:

  • a. Go to MyChaffey Portal, click on Financial Aid.

    b. To view your awards, select Financial Aid Award Letter.

    Enroll in units, begin your classes and receive your disbursement.

  • All Financial Aid is disbursed electronically through MyChaffey card. Please visit or  for more information

To be eligible to receive federal student aid, students must be working on an Associate Degree, transfer program or be in a non degree program (certificate) leading to gainful employment. For more information about the completion rates, costs, median loan debt of our non degree programs and a list of programs, please click on

Tips for Applying for FAFSA

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  • Be sure to add Chaffey College Federal School Code 001163 in step 6 of the FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA.

  • Make sure you include your Social Security Number on your Chaffey College Admissions Application and your FAFSA.

  • IRS Data Retrieval: The IRS Data Retrieval Process is a way to get your tax information directly from the IRS without having to have a copy of your taxes with you when completing the FAFSA.

  • The Financial Aid Office encourages you to select the IRS Data Retrieval, if applicable, on your FAFSA application in order to expedite the processing of your financial aid file.

California Dream Act
Click here for more information
Important Information & Announcements

Based on the Chaffey College Satisfactory Academic Progress standards, you are ineligible to receive financial aid funds if it has been determined that you have a termination status for the following reasons:
  • Have a GPA that is below 2.0

  • Have not completed at least 67% of the units you attempted

  • Have exceeded the maximum allowable 72 attempted units

  • Any combination of the above
You MUST receive an e-mail notification to appeal prior to signing up for a SAP Appeal Workshop and submit an appeal to the Financial Aid Office.


SAP appeal workshops (click here)

  • What is the FAFSA?
  • Am I dependent or independent for 2014-2015?
  • What is the Pell Grant?
  • Can I receive financial aid at more than one college?
  • What is the BOG Fee Waiver?
     Go to Chaffey's Financial Aid TV page
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Free Application for
Student Aid
Remember to Apply for your
2014-2015 FAFSA!

Visit to learn about how disbursements are made!

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California Student Aid Commission
Questions about CalGrants?
Check out the CSAC site.

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Chafee Grant for Foster

Visit this site or your ILP worker for more info.

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National Student Clearing House.  
Trusted source for enrollment verification and loan/lender information.

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