FALL 2016 PELL DISBURSEMENT: The first Pell payment is Thursday, August 18th. 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.
Financial Aid Alert: Starting Fall 2016 semester, California community college students receiving the BOGFW must now meet minimum academic and progress standards to maintain eligibility for the BOGFW. Please click here to view BOGFW videosprovided by icanaffordcollege.com.
NOW IS THE TIME TO COMPLETE YOUR 2016-2017 FAFSA! If you plan to attend the 2016 FALL SEMESTER, you will need to complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov. IMPORTANT: Please make sure you have applied for an FSA ID to submit your FAFSA. See Video : How to Create an FSA ID
Our office has started processing 2016-2017 FAFSAs. The FAFSA must be renewed each year and must be on file at least two weeks prior to your registration. It is important to keep checking your Student Email or MyBC "Required Documents " to determine if you need to submit required documentation to the Financial Aid Office.
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.