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  • Self-Service is a new and easier way to view your account activity: fees, financial aid, refunds and balance. You can also view registration statements with balance and make payments. Self-Service is accesssible through by logging into your Webadvisor account. Click here!
  • Questions about Bankmobile or your refund? Click here!
  • If you have received current notification that you are receiving a Financial Aid Award or Scholarship, please note that awards are transmitted to a student's Bank Mobile Vibe account on Thursdays.
  • Click here for important changes to next year's FAFSA.
  • There is a NEW financial aid grant available to Cal Grant B and C recipients.  The Student Success Completion Grant pays up to t an additional $1,298-$4,000 annually! You must be attending school full-time to receive these funds. For more information click here:
  • Reminder-there are 2 Financial Aid disbursements per semester. You will not be awarded for waitlisted classes, only for classes you are currently registered in at the time of payment. Once waitlist courses are added, your awards may be adjusted.
  • Visit the Scholarships Page today!
  • California Dream Act - For more information about the types of financial aid Dream Act students can access, please visit
  • A recent regulation states that undergraduate students may only receive federal financial aid funding for one repeat of a previously passed course. Read more on our Repeat Policy page >>
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There are many ways to pay for college...

There are even options where someone else will foot the bill for you, through cash awards, grants and scholarships. Some programs are based on financial need, although certainly not all. It’s possible to receive scholarships for school on a competitive basis, with consideration given to academic promise, scholastic achievement and your student potential.

Financial aid can help you pay for mandatory college fees, textbooks, transportation, room and board and other educational expenses while attending Cabrillo. It would be well worth your time to explore what’s available and apply for appropriate programs. These include:

Also available is the California College Promise Grant, which waives the unit enrollment fee for California residents and AB540 students at community colleges throughout the state.

Rest assured that the financial aid application process is completely confidential…and it’s free to apply. Learn how to apply and file a FAFSA (Free Application for Financial Aid) at or fill out a Dream Act application today to find out what’s available to help you pay for tuition.


Be sure to calculate the cost of textbooks into your budget, as these required materials are one of the biggest expenses you’ll face at Cabrillo. The good news is there are several programs that can offer some relief if funds are short: a textbook rental program from the bookstore, textbooks on reserve at the library, and Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) or Student Resource and Support Network may be able to assist with book vouchers.

Processing Timelines
  • Step 1: File a FAFSA at
  • Step 2:  FAFSA results are sent to student and school (1-3 weeks if...)
    Step 3:  Financial Aid Office enters data, awards California College Promise Grant (if eligible), and...

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