Your Guide To Pay For College!
College is Within Your Reach!
During Spring Break (April 11 - 14th), all services will be offered remotely via phone or email. No in-person services are available. Campus is closed on April 15th.
Congratulations on your decision to attend Solano College! The first step in paying for college is to submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or the CAADA (California Dream Act Application). You do not need to demonstrate financial need to apply and you may be surprised to find out that you qualify for aid regardless of your status.
From fee waivers to Federal and State cash aid, Solano College is committed to removing financial barriers and to make college affordable for ALL!
Submit Your FAFSA or California Dream Act
The first step to paying for college is to submit the FAFSA (the Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
or the CA Dream (the California Dream Act Application)
Frequently Asked Questions and Resources
Solano Community College has partnered with BankMobile to provide students with options for their financial aid refunds. You must choose a refund preference to receive your financial aid in a timely manner! For more information about BankMobile, visit this link: http://bankmobiledisbursements.com/refundchoices
Types of Aid Available
The Solano Promise Program is a financial aid program created by California state law AB 19 and Solano Community College for students who are California residents and are in their first or second year of college. The Solano Promise Program helps eligible students with enrollment fees, parking permits, and $200 in cash aid to help pay for books.
Grants are free money to help you pay for college. They are often do not have to repaid.
There are a variety of federal and state grants available, each with different eligibility requirements. The grants you are eligible to receive will be determined by your FAFSA or Dream Act application.
Specific federal and state financial aid programs available at Solano Community College include the following:
- Federal Pell Grants
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants
- Federal Work-Study
- Federal Direct Loan Program
- Title IV Repayment
Solano Community College participates in the U.S. Department of Education Federal Direct Loan Program:
Direct Subsidized Loans – are need-based loans for students, as determined by federal regulations. Direct Subsidized Loans are available to undergraduate students with financial need. Your school determines the amount you can borrow, and the amount may not exceed your financial need.
Scholarships are money that you do not have to pay back. Many scholarships are based off academic merit or other achievements, while some are also need-based. Unlike other aid programs, scholarships are not based on the FAFSA.
What is Financial Aid?
Financial Aid Resources
Financial Aid Assistance
How can we help you?
Contact Us Today!
The Financial Aid Office will only open for in-person services this Thursday 5/25 from 12-2 PM