Reminders & Updates
Financial Aid Office Working Remotely From March 27 - March 30, Closed on March 31
The Financial Aid Office will be working off-campus from Monday, March 27 - Thursday, March 30. During these days, you can contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 661-253-7869, and we can also schedule individual zoom meetings.
Our office will be closed entirely on Friday, March 31, due to observance of the Cesar Chavez Holiday. We will be back on campus Monday, April 3.
Drop in to our financial aid office hours Wednesdays between 3:00pm to 4:00pm to go over any financial aid questions that you have.
2023-2024 FAFSA Now Available
The 2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available to complete at https://studentaid.gov/fafsa-app/ROLES. You can view more information on completing the FAFSA, including an instructional video, at https://calarts.edu/tuition-and-financial-aid/financial-aid/how-to-apply. The Institute's priority deadline for completing the FAFSA is February 28.
Virtual Workshops on FAFSA and California Dream Act
The California Student Aid Commission is offering virtual workshops (webinars) to students and families for assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and California Dream Act Application (CADAA). You can see available dates and register to attend at https://www.csac.ca.gov/post/cash-college-workshop-registration.
March 2, 2023 - FAFSA, California Dream Act Application and CalGrant GPA Verification Form Due
Deadline to complete the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and submit a *Cal Grant GPA Verification Form to the California Student Aid Commission to be considered for a Cal Grant award.
*GPA Verification Form should only be used by students whose school has not submitted a GPA on their behalf.
Designate Student Information Access
Students can now designate one or more individuals as authorized parties to have access their FERPA protected information on Self-Service; this includes financial aid, student accounts and registration information.
To learn more and set up Proxy access please click here.