Financial Aid

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Important Info/Links

Mission College School Code: 014458

Contact Info

This is the start of our busy season assisting students in the office.  For faster response, please email us.

Phone: 408-855-5065 
Location: Main Building E1-401

Other Important Links

My Mission Portal

Federal Work Study Jobs

Fall 2016 Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver Changes

Title IV/R2T4 Policies and Procedures

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAP)

Important Annoucements

Important Federal Updates for Financial Aid

Silicon Valley Power Scholarship

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)

Announcement: Open FAFSA and Cal Dream Cycle 2017-18 as of Oct 1st

FAFSA or Cal Dream Workshop Flyer

"Are you at risk of losing your priority registration or BOGW (Board of Governor's Fee Waiver)? Click here for more information."

2016-17 Mission First Scholarship Program



Estimate your total annual cost of attending Mission College with the Net Price Calculator 

In-Person Student Support & Service Hours
Fall 2016

Office closed until January 2, 2017 

Winter 2017
January 2 - 22, 2017
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday - Sunday: Closed  

January 23 - 27, 2017
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Closed Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 in observance of Veterans Day

Closed Thursday & Friday, Nov. 24 & 25, 2016 in observance of Thanksgiving Day 

*Hours may be adjusted to accommodate increased demand

Anticipated Financial Aid Disbursements - All dates are subject to change without notice:

Fall 2016 Anticipated Date* are:

Thursday, 08/25/2016 - 1st major

Friday, 10/21/2016 - 2nd major

Spring 2017 Anticipated Date* are:

Thursday, 01/26/17 - 1st major

Friday, 03/24/17 - 2nd major

(*All dates are subject to change)


2015-2016 Cost of Education(assumes CA residency & full time attendance, 14 units/term, for both Fall & Spring terms)
  Living Off-Campus    Living with Relative    
Fees @ $46/unit plus other mandatory fees    $1358 $1358
Books & Supplies $1764 $1764
Housing/Food  $11970 $4770
Transportation $1269 $1125
Personal $2898 $3159
Total $19,259 $12,176

(Non-residents add $204/unit)

Mission College offers a variety of federal, state and institutional aid programs to assist students in meeting the costs of their education. Students are encouraged to stop by the Financial Aid Office to obtain information on eligibility requirements and necessary application forms.

By using the services of the Financial Aid Office, I will:

  1. Learn to identify & access the financial resources necessary to support my educational objectives.
  2. Demonstrate my ability to successfully complete the financial aid & scholarship applications and, if eligible, receive funding.
  3. Demonstrate my commitment to receive continued funding by maintaining satisfactory academic progress in my declared program of study and the timely completion of renewal applications.

Student's Rights & Responsibilities

Am I On Course?

Key Applicant Eligibility Requirements

The successful financial aid candidate

  • is a US citizen or eligible non-citizen,
  • declares a program of study leading to a degree, certificate for gainful employment in a recognized occupation or a transfer program leading to bachelor's degree in a four-year institution,
  • demonstrates "financial need" by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Cal DreamAct application:
  • is not in default on any educational loan,
  • does not owe a refund on any Title IV funds,
  • has high school diploma, G.E.D. or state equivalent, Homeschooled or California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE)
  • meets California residency requirements (for BOG Fee Waiver, Cal Grants B & C, EOP&S)
  • maintains Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • and meets other requirements as appropriate to individual programs.

Visit the Aid Programs page and then How to Apply to get started.

Service Area Outcomes

SAO 1: Enrolled student applicants will have their submitted documents reviewed and, if approved by an advisor, a file completion date assigned at least 15 calendar days before the official disbursement date of financial aid funds into their student account.
SAO 2: Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal applicants will be informed of decisions within 3 business days of the committee's review.
SAO 3: Students with calculated overpayments will be notified within 10 business days from the date the overpayment is identified.