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Financial Aid

Workshops and Events

Foothill "Owl Financial Literacy" Workshop Series

Join us for the first virtual workshop series that is part of the Foothill “Owl Financial Literacy” Initiative! You will learn valuable information about important financial concepts that can lead to financial well-being and establishing a healthy foundation to your relationship with money.

TOPICS & WHAT TO EXPECT

  • See workshop descriptions and dates below.
  • Then RSVP for one or multiple virtual workshops and/or watch the recording for those workshops already completed!

CLICK HERE TO RSVP

Please note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

BUDGETING 101 

This workshop was held on March 31.


IMPORTANT NOTE TO USE THE SPREADSHEET:

  • To download the spreadsheet to your Google account, click “FILE” and “MAKE A COPY"
  • To download the template for Microsoft Excel, click on “FILE” and “DOWNLOAD”
BASICS OF BANKING & INTEREST

This workshop was held on April 14.


IMPORTANT NOTE TO USE THE DOCUMENT:

  • To download the document to your Google account, click “FILE” and “MAKE A COPY"
  • To download the template for Microsoft Excel, click on “FILE” and “DOWNLOAD”



CREDIT CARD & CREDIT SCORE

This workshop was held on April 28.

FAFSA & CA Dream Act Workshops

The Financial Aid Office is working on organizing more FAFSA & CA Dream Act workshops. In the meantime, if you need one-on-one assistance with completing a FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application please visit our Contact Us page and make an appointment by following the steps outlined below:

To make an appointment, please follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Visit Financial Aid Contact Us
  2. Click on the “Schedule an Appointment” red button  
  3. Enter CWID and Date of Birth
  4. Click on “Make an Appointment” 
  5. From the Reason Selection page scroll down and select “Application Completion Assistance” 
  6. You will then be presented with a list of FA Staff members who can assist FAFSA completion. Select each staff member to see their availability 
  7. Once you find a date/time that works, select that appointment 
  8. You will then be taken to a “Appointment Confirmation” page where you will be asked to enter a phone number and your email address, enter the information 
  9. Click “Continue”  
  10. You will then receive a confirmation email with zoom information for the appointment. 

Weekly Events on Instagram

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FOLLOW US AND HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL FIND

  • Monday Themes - You can learn more about financial aid programs, important dates and deadlines, and much more.
  • Tuesday Money Managament Tips: Join us on this 40-week campaign to learn about money management tips every college student should know.
  • Q&A Thursday (10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.) - Ask us anything about financial aid. Answers are given in REAL TIME & the next day.

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MAY 2022 INSTAGRAM HAPPENINGS

WEEK

MONDAY THEMES                       

THURSDAY  Q&A Session

 Week One

5/2 – 5/8 

Learn about:  

The Cost of Attendance – What is it? Where are the numbers coming from? 

Learn more about the cost of attendance, why it is importance and how is it connected with your financial aid! 

10 a.m.- 3p.m.

Week Two  

5/9– 5/15 

Learn about:

 

 

Mental Health Awareness Week!

 May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and next week, May 9-13 is Mental Health Awareness Week! Stay tuned for more information  about what our Wellness Ambassadors have been working on, to bring you an amazing week to promote Mental Health Awareness.

10 a.m.- 3p.m.

Week Three

5/165/22 

Learn about:

The Second Financial Aid Disbursement … When & what? 

What Financial Aid is disbursed this week? Will I get the disbursement on Monday? My Late Start/Second Spring class(es) just started, how does this affect my Financial Aid? 

10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

 Week Four
5/23 5/29 

Learn about:

Veterans Benefits 

Are you a Veteran? Then learn more about what benefits are available to you at Foothill College! 

 

 

10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Apply for Financial Aid

Students Services Building

Questions?
We're Here to Help!

Financial Aid Office

650.949.7245


fhfinancialaidoffice@fhda.edu


Building 8100, Room 8101

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