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Financial Aid Support

Students can get help on the FAFSA from their counselor and the College & Career Center in room B113. If there are questions that are difficult to answer based on a family’s situation, here are some local resources to use.

FAFSA/CADAA Tutorial Videos

FAFSA Support

West Valley College

Elizabeth Ochoa
Financial Aid Systems Specialist, Outreach Specialist
(408) 741-2660

Foothill College

Financial Aid Office
(650) 949-7245

Evergreen College

Staff Directory


Don't fall for these myths about financial aid



Before each year of college, apply for federal grants, work-study, and loans with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. Your college uses your FAFSA data to determine your federal aid eligibility. Many states and colleges use FAFSA data to award their own aid. After submission, you’ll receive your Student Aid Report.

Cash for College Workshops

Starting October 1 through June 30, students and families can attend FREE Cash for College workshops across California for help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act (CADAA) and Chafee Grant for Foster Youth applications.

All seniors will be filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act Application (CADAA). Whether you plan to attend community college, a trade/vocational school, a four year college or you're not sure, plan to fill out your application beginning October 1. The sooner you apply, the more likely you will be awarded financial aid. The deadline for the Cal Grant is March 2, 2023. Check back here periodically for updated information.

The California Dream Acts allows California students who cannot get financial aid from the federal government and meet other specific requirements to apply for state financial aid so they can