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Financial Aid

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Financial Aid Office

Financial aid is money that is given, paid or loaned to you to help pay for your education or vocational training.  Mission College believes that education should be accessible to everyone, and the Financial Aid office is here to help you access the funding for which you are eligible to pay for your education. Please see below for helpful links. You can always visit us at SEC 118 near the Welcome Center for assistance.

Need help with your FAFSA or Cal Dream Application? Come to a Free FAFSA & Cal Dream Financial Aid Workshop.  Check here for up coming dates.

Financial aid comes in different forms:
  • Grants: free money that you do not have to pay it back.
  • Work study: money earned through employment on campus
  • Loans: money that has to be paid back with interest
  • Scholarships: money received after being selected as a qualified applicant
Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works. Financial Aid Office helps students to enhance their financial skills and make informed decisions about paying for college, saving and planning for the future. For tips, tools and resources check out the websites below.

Money Management Resources

Jobs, Earnings and Paychecks

Budgeting and Saving 

Understanding Taxes

Banking and Credit Cards

Identity Theft

Cash Course

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Mission College has partnered with CashCourse to offer free financial education resources for students.

Through worksheets, calculators, quizzes and articles, CashCourse provides students the resources to build the financial skills they need to get through the college and prepare for their future financial lives.

Register for a FREE student account to get started.

During registration, select your state and school from the drop-down menu. You’ll be taken to Mission College’s customized CashCourse website, where you can:

  • Get answers to your money questions from financial experts;
  • Build a budget;
  • Create a student loan repayment strategy;
  • Prepare for life post-graduation;
  • Plan for retirement and much more!
General Information

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