Financial Aid Resources


Applying for financial aid? Start here!


Students can apply for a variety of financial assistance by completing and submitting either the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) each year. 

Complete only one application based on the eligibility listed below.


You are eligible to complete the FAFSA if you are:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • Eligible non-citizen
  • T Visa Holder

FAFSA Application

You are eligible to complete the Dream Act Application (CADAA) if you are:

  • Undocumented
  • Have a valid or expired DACA
  • A U Visa holder
  • Have Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • Meet the non-resident exemption requirements under AB540

Dream Act Application


Outside Resource Contact Information and Links:


WebGrants 4 Students

Access information about your Cal Grant or Chafee Grant award through the California Student Aid Commission student access portal.

WebGrants 4 Students


Chafee Grant

Apply for the Chafee Grant for Foster Youth, which offers up to $5000 per year in grant assistance to qualified students.

Chafee Grant


Direct Loans

Apply for federal student loans, complete entrance and exit loan counseling, and learn about loan repayment options.

Direct Loans


Net Price Calculator

For further program cost information

Net Price Calculator


Federal Student Aid Information Center

For questions and information about FAFSA application:

Box 84 Washington, D.C.,20044 
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Eastern Time


California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)

For questions and information about Cal Grant A, B, and C: 

P.O. Box 419026 
Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9045
(916) 445-0880

California Student Aid Commission  Cal Grants


Financial Aid Information Page

A free, comprehensive, objective, and independent guide to student financial aid resources, including scholarships, sponsored by NASFAA (National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators). Includes access to FASTWEB, an online searchable database of more than 180,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants and loans.      

Financial Aid and Scholarships

  • Advice on identifying scholarship scams and a list of suspicious scholarship opportunities
  • Ask the Aid Advisor, a free service in which professionals in financial aid have volunteered to answer questions submitted by students and parents
  • EFC Estimator, an online calculator that computes an estimate of the student's expected family contribution and financial need

A free online scholarship research service  



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

For questions and information:

San Francisco Field Office 
444 Washington Street 
San Francisco, CA 94111 
(800) 375-5283

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Order Tax Transcripts or Wage Transcripts  

Order a Transcript

If you need further assistance call the IRS at: 1-800-829-1040

IRS Forms, Instructions, and Publications

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

For questions and information:


Oakland Regional Benefit Office

1301 Clay Street

Oakland, CA 94612

Toll free number: 1-800-827-1000 or 1-888-442-4551   

Veterans Affairs