The Coast Community College District has an established consortium agreement between Orange Coast College, Golden West College, and Coastline Community College for students who are concurrently enrolled at more than one college within the Coast Community College District. If a student is enrolled in more than one of the three District College's during the same term, the student's class load for financial aid payment determination will include the total of all units taken at all three colleges, provided the units are otherwise eligible for financial aid. The student's home college (college where the student is pursuing an eligible degree or certificate) is the only college where the student will be paid aid—a student cannot be paid aid at more than one college within the same term.
District College as the Secondary School This is a blanket financial-aid consortium agreement between the three colleges of the Coast Community College District: Golden West College, Coastline Community College, and Orange Coast College. This agreement replaces the previous agreement that was in effect since July of 2012. This agreement will be in effect at the beginning of the fall semester of the 2015-16 academic year, and remain in effect until amended by the three colleges, or until any of the three institutions wishes to withdraw from the agreement by providing written notification to the other two. As a blanket agreement, individual consortium agreements between these colleges will not be necessary for individual students wishing to benefit by the terms of this agreement.
For the purposes of this agreement and in accordance with 34 CFR 668.5, the three colleges of the Coast Community College District agree that: