Financial Aid Disbursements for 2015-2016 Academic Year

Important Information
  • If student's application is complete prior to start of term, please refer to the Disbursement Dates listed below.
  • If student's file is complete after start of term, funds will disburse the following Monday.
  • All funds disburse on Monday and reach Higher One Card by Friday.
  • 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 at
Disbursement Dates

Pell Grant
Summer 2015: July 6
Fall 2015: 1st disbursement: Sept. 21, 2nd disbursement: Nov. 2
Winter 2016: 1st disbursement: Jan. 4, 2nd disbursement: Feb. 15
Spring 2016: 1st disbursement: April 4, 2nd disbursement: May 16

SEOG, EOPS Grant and Care Grant
Fall 2015: Nov. 2
Winter 2016: Feb. 15
Spring 2016: May 16
Dollars in a pile

Cal Grant and AmeriCorps
Fall 2015: Sept. 21
Winter 2016: Jan. 4
Spring 2016: April 4

Direct Loans
Summer 2015: July 6
Fall 2015: Sept. 21
Winter 2016: Jan. 4
Spring 2016: April 4

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.

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