Financial Aid

Cash Course


Cash Course

College students are all too familiar with financial stress. From day-to-day expenses, bills, rent, tuition, repayment of loans, and entertainment, it can feel like money is always tight. Even with the help of financial aid and a part time job, money can come and go in a blink of an eye with nothing to show for it. It's time to take control of your financial future and make your money count today! Los Medanos College has partnered with CashCourse to provide students with FREE financial literary resources! You can use CashCourse to:

  • Create a budget
  • Plan for retirement
  • Create a plan to pay off a debt
  • Build your savings
  • Learn about investment options
  • Set financial goals
  • Learn about student loan repayment plans
  • and much more!

Create a FREE account and learn more at CashCourse!


Other Resources

Links to federal and state financial aid websites, including student entrance/exit interviews.

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on the Web

Apply for federal student aid online.

California Dream Act Application

Application for California state aid for AB540 undocumented students.

WebGrants for Students

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

Chafee Grant

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

Direct Loans

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

Net Price Calculator

For further program cost information



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
  • FAFSA website


California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)

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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 & 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

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  • A free online scholarship research service: FastWeb

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Selective Service Registration Information

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

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


INS website

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Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

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

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs



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