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Financial Aid

Welcome to Chaffey College Financial Aid!

2024-25 Financial Aid Awards are Processing

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 FAFSA applications have been received and financial aid packages for the 2024-2025 academic year are now being processed. View your award status through MyChaffey Portal.  

If you have not yet filled out your FAFSA application, please complete this ASAP.

The 3-day payment policy goes into effect July 9, 2024 for the Fall 2024 Semester. This means, if you are registering for fall classes on or after July 9, 2024, payment is due within 3 days.
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Some people believe that college is too expensive, but you don’t have to be one of them. Chaffey College can show you many options to help cover your tuition to books, materials and more. All students should begin by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online or the California Dream Act Application online. You may apply once a year. Learn about Chaffey College’s financial aid options at our Financial Aid TV.

Apply For Financial Aid

The 2024-2025 FAFSA and CADAA application are now available to complete.

Will you be enrolled as a student in 2024-2025 (Summer 2024, Fall 2024 or Spring 2025) if so complete your FAFSA OR DREAM ACT APPLICATION

The 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form is now available. You can complete the form to apply for financial aid to help pay for attendance at college between July 1, 2024, and June 30, 2025. 


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FAFSA AND CA Dream Act Application Zoom Sessions EVERY WEEK

Receive FAFSA/Dream Act assistance application.

Registration is required with the links provided below.

Monday/Tuesday from 2:00pm to 4:00pm (Zoom)

Wednesdays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm (In person BE100)

Thursdays from 9:00am to 11:00am (Zoom)

                                                                              Friday From 9:00am to 11:00am (Zoom) 

The Financial Aid Process

Steps to Apply for Financial Aid at Chaffey College

Receiving financial aid can be confusing. The following are the basic steps of the financial aid process.

        For U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or eligible non-citizens with a valid Social Security number


       If you are a non-resident of the U.S., and meet the AB 540 residency requirement you may be eligible for Financial Aid through the California Dream Act             Application (CADAA) online 

Check your Financial Aid status via the Financial Aid – Student Self Service Portal by following these steps:

  • Log onto the Self Service Portal by clicking MyChaffeyportal
  • Go to MyChaffeyView under Shortcuts
  • Click on the Self Service (Registration)
  • Click on Financial Aid box menu
  • Select the Awary Year from the drop-down menu
  • Select Required Documents
  • Review your Check list
  • Review your Satisfactory Academic Progress standing and Required documents

To view a list of required documents/Actions and any additional documentation you are required to complete, click on “Required documents”. If the item is marked “Incomplete”, then you will need to submit required forms and any additional documentation. Complete and submit all required documents and any additional documents to the Financial Aid Office to complete your file as soon as possible. Only submit the required documents listed on your checklist.

Once the Financial Aid Office reviews all required documentation and completes the verification process if required, your file will be completed.

If you are eligible for a the California College Promise Grant (CCPG) (Formerly BOGFW), this will automatically be applied after your FAFSA or Dream Act application is received. Once eligibility has been determined, and you have been awarded a Federal Pell Grant, or any other type of aid, it will be automatically accepted in the award letter. For more information on the CCPG and types of financial aid, please refer to Financial Aid Programs.

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When your file is complete your funds will be disbursed based on:

    • Submitting all your required documents on the tasks list or,
    • When we received your completed application without required tasks

   Disbursement Information Link: https://www.chaffey.edu/financialaid/disbursement-dates.php  

An award notification will be sent to you via your panther email. You may view your awards on MyChaffeyportal under Financial Aid Self-Service. Disbursements will be made to eligible students with complete financial aid files, are enrolled in courses that have started and meet Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy  per criteria established by the Chaffey College Financial Aid Office.

Financial Aid News

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Change to Financial Aid: Our services are going mobile!

Ready to complete your outstanding Financial Aid tasks online, with secure document upload from any device and e-sign capabilities? So are we!

Chaffey College Financial Aid office is introducing a new, easy, mobile, personalized process that makes everything about navigating financial aid easier.

Providing that the student experience is important to us, and we heard your feedback loud and clear. You want to be able to complete Financial Aid processes on your own time, on the device of your preference.

We’re proud to say that all Chaffey College students will be able to:

  • Complete financial aid forms on your phone, tablet, or computer.
  • Securely upload documents from any device.
  • E-sign documents--both you and your parents!
  • Manage your financial aid tasks online.
  • Receive automated reminders about outstanding tasks and next steps.

Review instructions on how to complete required documents.

Once your account is created, any required tasks you need to complete will become available in the MyChaffey Portal.