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Terms & Conditions

Disbursement Dates

Important Information

  • If your application is complete prior to start of term, please refer to the Disbursement Dates listed below.

  • If your application is complete after the start of term, funds will disburse the following Monday.

  • All funds disburse on Monday and, after covering any fees owed to the school, the remaining funds are transferred to BankMobile on Thursday of the same week. BankMobile then follows the refund preference you select to get you the money. For more information about BankMobile, visit BankMobile Refund Choices.

  • In case of adding/dropping units after a disbursement of funds, amount paid may be adjusted accordingly. In some cases reversal of a disbursement may occur.

  • To check status of your Financial Aid application or disbursement, please go to your MyPortal account.

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Disbursement Dates

Pell Grant

  • Summer 2019: July 1
  • Fall 2019:
    1. 1st disbursement: Sept. 23
    2. 2nd disbursement: Nov. 4
  • Winter 2020:
    1. 1st disbursement: Jan. 6
    2. 2nd disbursement: Feb. 13  (NOTE: The Feb. 13th disbursement date is subject to change due to the holiday weekend.)
  • Spring 2020:
    1. 1st disbursement: April 13  (NOTE: Please disregard the April 6th Pell Grant disbursement date in your MyPortal account. Due to the start of Spring quarter 2020 shifting to April 13th, the first disbursement date for the quarter has changed to April 13th.)
    2. 2nd disbursement: May 18  

SEOG, EOPS Grant & Care Grant

  • Fall 2019: Nov. 4
  • Winter 2020: Feb. 13  (NOTE: The Feb. 13th disbursement date is subject to change due to the holiday weekend.)
  • Spring 2020: May 18

AmeriCorps

  • Fall 2019: Sept. 23
  • Winter 2020: Jan. 6
  • Spring 2020: April 13  (NOTE: Please disregard the April 6th AmeriCorps disbursement date in your MyPortal account. Due to the start of Spring quarter 2020 shifting to April 13th, the first disbursement date for the quarter has changed to April 13th.)

Cal Grant & Student Success Completion Grant

  • Fall 2019: Oct. 7
  • Winter 2020: Jan. 20
  • Spring 2020: April 27  (NOTE: Please disregard the April 20th Cal Grant and Student Success Completion Grant  disbursement date in your MyPortal account. Because these awards need to be disbursed the third week of the quarter and the start of Spring quarter 2020 shifted to April 13th, the disbursement date for these awards has changed to April 27th.)

Direct Loans

  • Summer 2019: July 1*
  • Fall 2019: Sept. 23*
  • Winter 2020: Jan. 6*
  • Spring 2020: April 13*  (NOTE: Please disregard the April 6th Direct Loan(s) disbursement date in your MyPortal account. Due to the start of Spring quarter 2020 shifting to April 13th, the first disbursement date for the quarter has changed to April 13th.)

 

*Due to a federal mandate, all first-year, first-time Direct Loan borrowers at Foothill will be subject to a loan disbursement delay of 30 days from the start of the quarter when receiving their first loan disbursement.

 


Scholarships

  • Most scholarships are paid in lump sum of total amount upon verification of enrollment (in at least 6 units, unless scholarship states differently) or verification of transfer.

Work-Study

  • On the 15th of every month after online time sheet is approved.
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