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Financial Aid Eligibility

  • Be a U.S. citizen, or an eligible non-citizen such as a permanent resident
  • Have a valid social security number
  • Be enrolled as a regular student working toward a degree, certificate or transfer program
  • May not be in default on any federal student loan or owe a refund on any federal grant
  • Male students must be registered with the Selective Service
  • File a FAFSA application providing all income criteria at; demonstrate "financial need" as determined in part by submitting the FAFSA and submitting all requested documents to complete your financial aid file.
  • Use financial aid funding for educational purposes only
  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy requirements to remain eligible as defined by the Chaffey College Financial Aid Office
  • Students who have convictions for the sale or possession of illegal drugs while receiving federal student aid may not be eligible for financial aid, depending on when the conviction occurred. However, eligibility can be reinstated. For further information, call 1-800-433-3243 or review the 'Question 23' Eligibility worksheet online at
  • Have a High School diploma, GED, Pass a High School proficiency exam,
    Note: Students who enroll in a program of study after July 1, 2012 and do not have a High School Diploma must have completed either a GED or passed the High School Proficiency exam in order to meet the High School requirement criteria. The Ability to Benefit (ATB) test or 6 units of college coursework will no longer comply with this requirement.
  • Effective July 1, 2012, the maximum number of semesters a student can receive a Pell grant is now 12 full-time semesters (or its equivalent). Pell payments are added together for all colleges attended anywhere and regardless of when they received their first Pell grant. The number of years receiving Pell will be tracked as a percentage with a maximum Lifetime Eligibility Used (LEU) of 600%.

To be eligible for California grants or aid, you must:
  • Be a resident of California
  • Have "financial need" based on the criteria for the Board of Governor's Enrollment Fee Waiver or Cal Grant Program. For more information about the Cal Grant Program and requirements, visit

Any questions? Feel free to email us at!


Financial Aid Office Hours

Friday, November 9

All Financial Aid offices in Fontana and Chino will be closed beginning at 1pm and the Rancho Campus will close at 2pm.

Monday, November 12

All Financial Aid offices will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Mon. & Thur. 7:30am - 7:00pm
Tues. & Wed. 7:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm

Learn about financial aid
through these short videos

FinAid TV

Go to Chaffey's Financial Aid TV

Changes to the
FAFSA Process
for 2017-2018

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

You can now apply for
the 2017-2018 school year!
File a 2017-18 FAFSA
as early as October 1st
to apply for aid for the Fall 2017 term.

BankMobile Disbursements
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 Youth

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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