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Important Dates


​Submit financial aid application online at or Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the California Dream Act Application becomes available for upcoming award year.


Cal Grant application deadline - Submit both FAFSA and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form or Californian Dream Act Application and the Cal Grant GPA Verification Form.

January - May 31

Check your MyCoast Portal and email for required documentation requests.  Providing complete information prior to May 31 will make sure you are awarded before Fall start.

Fall 2020 Deadlines

​October 18, 2020​Pell Recalculation Freeze Date - Fall *
November 13, 2020​Last day to submit Fall ONLY 2019 loan requests
​​November 20, 2020 ​Last day to submit Appeal for Fall Satisfactory Academic Progress

Spring 2021 Deadlines

​April 4, 2021​Pell Recalculation Freeze Date - Spring *
April 23, 2021​Last day to submit Spring 2020 loan requests
May 7, 2021
​Last day to submit Appeal for Spring Satisfactory Academic Progress

Summer 2021 Deadlines

Pell Recalculation Freeze Date - Summer *
​Last day to submit Summer 2020 loan requests
July 9, 2021
​Last day to submit Appeal for Summer Satisfactory Academic Progress

*Freeze Date is when the Financial Aid Office will no longer adjust Pell Grant and Cal Grant for added/withdrawn units.