Financial Aid

Service Area Outcomes

Important Federal Updates for Financial Aid

Silicon Valley Power Scholarship

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2016-17 Mission First Scholarship Program

Contact Info

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

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In-Person Student Support & Service Hours

Summer 2016


May 30 - August 21, 2016


Monday - Thursday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday - Sunday: Closed 


August 8, 2016


Monday: Closed: 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM              

Open: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


August 22 - 26, 2016


Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday - Sunday: Closed


Fall 2016


August 27 - September 2, 2016 


Saturday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


September 5 - December 18, 2016


Monday - Thursday:  9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday - Sunday: Closed


December 19 - December 20, 2016


Monday - Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


September 9, 2016 (last day to add w/ code in person) Friday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


November 18, 2016 (last day to drop with "W" in-person) Friday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 


Winter 2017


January 2 - 22, 2017


Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday - Sunday: Closed 


January 23 - 27, 2017


Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Closed Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday


Closed Monday, July 4, 2016 in observance of the Indenpendence Day holiday


Closed Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 in observance of the Labor Day holiday


Closed Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 in observance of Veterans Day


Closed Thursday & Friday, Nov. 24 & 25, 2016 in observance of Thanksgiving Day


Closed Monday, January 16, 2016 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday

*Hours may be adjusted to accommodate increased demand

Anticipated Financial Aid Disbursements - All dates are subject to change without notice:

Spring 2016 Anticipated Date* are:

Wednesday, 01/27/2016 - 1st major

Friday, 03/25/2016 - 2nd major

(*All dates are subject to change)


2015-2016 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 1764 1764
Housing/Food  11970 4770
Transportation 1269 1125
Personal 2898 3159
Total 19259 12176

(Non-residents add $204/unit)

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.

Student's Rights & Responsibilities

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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 decisions 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.