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​For all Pell Grant eligible students who have completed their files and have been awarded and the awards have been accepted, the first 50% Pell Grant disbursement (first Friday of the term) is for books and supplies. If you have questions, please contact your campus financial aid office.


In order for awards to be disbursed, all students are checked for satisfactory academic progress and enrollment status. Enrollment status is:

Full time                   12.0 - or more units 

Three Quarter time     9-11.99

Half time                    6-8.99

Less than Half time     .055 - 5.99 

All semesters/terms have the same enrollment status, including summer session.

                                                      

Refund Dates

16-17 Award Year

 

Fall 2016   

August 29, 2016 – December 18, 2016

August 5, 2016

GWC – Fall Clock Hour students

Final payments for Summer 2016

September 2, 2016

Pell Grant 50% - funding for books and supplies – full term

September 9, 2016

Pell Grant 50% - first payment if not received

September 16, 2016

Pell Grant 50% - first payment if not received

September 23, 2016

Pell Grant 50% -  first payment if not received

Direct Loans  – 100% for returning borrowers

Direct Loans - Plus- 100%

FTSSG – 100%

FSEOG – 100%

Cal Grant – 100%

September 30, 2016

Pell Grant 50% - first payment if not received

Direct Loans – 100% returning borrowers and new borrowers for OCC only.

  *GWC & Coastline only returning loan borrowers .

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

All funds if not refunded

October 7, 2016

Pell Grant 50% first payment if not received

All funds if not refunded 

October 21, 2016

All funds that were not refunded

October 28, 2016

All funds that were not refunded


November 4, 2016

All funds that were not refunded

**Financial Aid Freeze date to add or drop units.

November 18, 2016

All funds for Fall 2016 that were not refunded

Pell Grant 50% - final Fall 2016 payment for all students

December 9, 2016

All funds for Fall 2016 that were not refunded

December 16, 2016

All funds for Fall 2016 that were not refunded

 

Spring 2017       
 January 30, 2017 – May 28, 2017

Spring Break March 27, 2017 – April 2, 2017

 

January 13, 2017

GWC Clock Hour students

All funds that were not refunded for Fall 2016

February 3, 2017

Pell Grant 50% - funding for books and supplies

February 10, 2017

Pell Grant 50% - first payment if not received

February 24, 2017

Pell Grant 50% - first payment if not received

Direct Loans  – 100% for returning borrowers

Direct Loans - Plus- 100%

Cal Grant – 100%

FTSSG – 100%

FSEOG – 100%

March 3, 2017

Pell Grant  50% - first payment if not received

Direct Loans – 100% for new borrowers

All funds that were not refunded  

March 10, 2017

Pell Grant  50% - first payment if not received

All funds that were not refunded

March 24, 2017

All funds that were not refunded  

GWC Clock hour students 

April 7, 2017

All funds that were not refunded 

April 14, 2017

All funds that were not refunded   

April 21, 2017

All funds for Spring 2017 that were not refunded

Pell Grant 50% - final payment 

April 28, 2017

All funds that were not refunded 

May 12, 2017

All funds that were not refunded

May 26, 2017

All funds that were not refunded 

 

 

Summer 2017   
​​June 5, 2017 – August 12, 2017

 

June 9, 2017

Pell Grant 50% - funding for books and supplies. If a student has remaining eligibility for the award year. 

July 14, 2017

Pell Grant 50%

​Loans – returning borrowers 

July 28, 2017

All Funds 

Loans – new borrowers 

August 11, 2017

All Funds 

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Revised: 11/03/2016