2017-2018 FAFSA CHANGES: Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, students that want to apply for financial aid for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters may submit a FAFSA earlier. Students will be able to file a 2017-2018 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016 and use 2015 Tax information. For more information about the FAFSA changes click here:2017-2018 FAFSA CHANGES
FALL 2016 PELL DISBURSEMENT: The next Pell payment is Thursday, October 27th. PLEASE NOTE: Funds available by 5 PM depending on your BankMobile preference. Students must have an awarded file, be officially enrolled in courses, meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), and have Education Goal and Academic Program.
FALL 2016 Loss of Board of Governors Fee Waiver Appeal Students who lose their Board of Governors Fee Waiver for the FALL 16 semester due to having two consecutive semesters of academic progress or progress probation or any combination of either, can file an appeal if the student has extenuating circumstances. Please see Board of Governors Fee Waiver Appeal Form for details. Click here for information regarding the BOARD OF GOVERNORS FEE WAIVER POLICY.
BankMobile (formerly Higher One): Butte College students who use the BC Access Card will now be able to use Allpoint which is the largest surcharge-free ATM network. On May 4th, all campus ATMs had been removed. Students can download the Allpoint phone App or go to the Allpoint website to find nearest ATM.
WebGrants 4 Students(WGS) is your portal for Cal Grant, Chafee awards. The California Student Aid Commission contacts students via email so it is critical that you keep this information current on your WGS account.
Financial Aid TV!
Financial Aid TV provides current and prospective students and families with instant 24/7 access to short videos that discuss important financial aid topics such as:
Applying for financial aid
Financial aid eligibility
Types of financial aid
Satisfactory Academic Progress
Education Tax Benefits and Credits
Why wait in line at the Financial Aid Office? Click on the Financial Aid TV link right above the video to get quick and easy to understand answers to many of your general financial aid questions.