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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 2021: July 1   *Note: Refunds resulting from disbursements made on July 1 will not be processed until the following week.
  • Fall 2021:
    1. 1st disbursement: September 20
    2. 2nd disbursement: November 1
  • Winter 2022:
    1. 1st disbursement: January 3
    2. 2nd disbursement: February 14 
  • Spring 2022:
    1. 1st disbursement: April 4
    2. 2nd disbursement: May 16 

SEOG, EOPS Grant & Care Grant

  • Fall 2021: November 1
  • Winter 2022: February 14 
  • Spring 2022: May 16

AmeriCorps

  • Fall 2021:
    1. 1st disbursement: September 20
    2. 2nd disbursement: November 1
  • Winter 2022:
    1. 1st disbursement: January 3
    2. 2nd disbursement: February 14 
  • Spring 2022:
    1. 1st disbursement: April 4
    2. 2nd disbursement: May 16

Cal Grant & Student Success Completion Grant

  • Fall 2021: October 4
  • Winter 2022: January 17
  • Spring 2022: April 18 

Direct Loans

  • Summer 2021: July 1   *Note: Refunds resulting from disbursements made on July 1 will not be processed until the following week.
  • Fall 2021: September 20
  • Winter 2022: January 3
  • Spring 2022: April 4

Scholarships

  • Most scholarships are paid in lump sum of the total award 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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