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Mission College School Code: 014458


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This is the start of our busy season assisting students in the office.  For faster response, please email us.

Phone: 408-855-5065
Location: Main Building E1-401

Estimate your total annual cost of attending Mission College with the Net Price Calculator

 In-Person Student Support & Service Hours

Fall 2014
First Week Extended Hours August 23 - 29, 2014 Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 6:30pm
    Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Standard Hours  September 01 - December 13, 2014 Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm
  December 15 - December 19, 2014​ Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Friday - Closed​  


Closed Thursday, October 2, 2014 from (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) Due to staff training.

Open on last day to drop with a "W" 11/14/14 (Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Closed on 11/11/14 in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday

Office hours on Wednesday, 11/26/ 2014 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Closed on 12/22/2014 - 01/01/ 2015 Holidays Break

Hours may be adjusted to accommodate increased demand

Winter 2015

January 2 - 16, 2015

Friday (01/02/2015) - 10 am – 2 pm

Monday - Thursday - 9am-4pm

Friday & Saturday - Closed

January 19 - 23, 2015

Monday (01/19/15) - Closed Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Tuesday-Thursday - 9am-6pm

Friday (01/23/15) - Closed (for Flex Day)

January 24 - 30, 2015

Saturday - 10 am – 2 pm

Monday - Thursday - 9am - 6:30 pm

Friday - 10am - 2pm

* Hours may be adjusted to accommodate increased demand

Financial Aid Disbursements:

Spring 2015 Payment Date* are:

  • Wednesday, 01/21/15
  • Friday, 03/20/15

(*All dates are subject to change)


2014-2015 Cost of Education
(assumes CA residency & full time attendance, 14 units/term, for both Fall & Spring terms)
  Living Off-Campus    Living with Relative    
Fees @ $46/unit plus other mandatory fees    1358 1358
Books & Supplies 1746 1746
Housing/Food  11268 4599
Transportation 1278 1134
Personal 2871 3132
Total 18521 11969

(Non-residents add $204/unit)

Satisfactory Academic Progress Session Schedules (Required for "Warning" and "Probation" students.  Click the link for dates, times and rooms). Subject to change anytime.

You may also access information on this web site,, for more information, forms, and to ask specific questions.  Please use our conveniently located drop boxes in front of Financial Aid and Admissions & Records Offices to submit documents.  These submissions will be processed on our next business day.

Mission College offers a variety of federal, state and institutional aid programs to assist students in meeting the costs of their education. Students are encouraged to stop by the Financial Aid Office to obtain information on eligibility requirements and necessary application forms.

By using the services of the Financial Aid Office, I will:

  1. Learn to identify & access the financial resources necessary to support my educational objectives.
  2. Demonstrate my ability to successfully complete the financial aid & scholarship applications and, if eligible, receive funding.
  3. Demonstrate my commitment to receive continued funding by maintaining satisfactory academic progress in my declared program of study and the timely completion of renewal applications.

Am I On Course?

Key Applicant Eligibility Requirements

The successful financial aid candidate

  • is a US citizen or eligible non-citizen,
  • declares a program of study leading to a degree, certificate for gainful employment in a recognized occupation or a transfer program leading to bachelor's degree in a four-year institution,
  • demonstrates "financial need" by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Cal DreamAct application:
  • is not in default on any educational loan,
  • does not owe a refund on any Title IV funds,
  • has high school diploma, G.E.D. or state equivalent, Homeschooled or California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE)
  • meets California residency requirements (for BOG Fee Waiver, Cal Grants B & C, EOP&S)
  • maintains Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • and meets other requirements as appropriate to individual programs.

Visit the Aid Programs page and then How to Apply to get started.

Service Area Outcomes

SAO 1: Enrolled student applicants will have their submitted documents reviewed and, if approved by an advisor, a file completion date assigned at least 15 calendar days before the official disbursement date of financial aid funds into their student account.
SAO 2: Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal applicants will be informed of the decision within 3 business days of the committee's review.
SAO 3: Students with calculated overpayments will be notified within 10 business days from the date the overpayment is identified.