Butte College Financial Aid Office 



Financial Aid Announcements 

2015-2016 Financial Aid Award Letters: The Financial Aid Office continues to send out Financial Aid Award Notification emails to students with completed financial aid files. It is important to log onto MyBC "Required Documents" to check for required documents that are needed to complete your financial aid file. 

FALL 2015 PELL DISBURSEMENT: The next financial aid disbursement for Fall 2015 semester is Thursday, October 15th. Students who have already received their first half of Pell for the Fall 2015 term will receive their 2nd half of Pell Grant. Eligible students that have not yet received their first payment will receive one full payment for the Fall 2015 term.

2015 FALL-ONLY DIRECT LOAN DISBURSEMENT: The second disbursement for fall-only Direct Loans is scheduled for October 29, 2015. Only students not attending Butte College in spring 2016 are eligible for one semester loans.

PLEASE NOTE: Funds available by 5 p.m depending on your Higher One preference. Students must have an awarded file, be officially enrolled in courses, meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), and have Education Goal and Academic Program.

IMPORTANT FINANCIAL AID ALERT! Beginning 2016-2017 academic year, the Board of Governors Fee Waiver will be implementing academic standards. Starting Fall 2015 and after, all grades will be used to determine BOG eligibility for 2016-2017. For more information click here.

On May 10th, the Federal Student Aid replaced the PIN with the FSA ID. To learn more about this transition, go to studentaid.gov/fsaid. Please see "How to Create an FSA ID" guide.

WebGrants 4 Students

 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.

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