Pasadena City College, Home of the PCC Lancers

  • Manuel Cerda, Director
  • Room: L-114
  • Telephone: 626-585-7401
  • Email:
  • Fax: 626-585-7936
Department Hours
Mon - Thu8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.Location: L114 
Fri8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Location: L114 

Hours subject to change

The 2016-2017 financial aid application year begins January 1, 2016 and ends June 30, 2017. Now is the time to submit the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA to the federal processor.

Pasadena City College (PCC) participates in most state and federal financial aid programs. PCC also has institutional financial aid programs which can help students meet their educational costs.

For an example of the financial aid process at PCC, please see our flow chart.


Financial Aid Priority Processing Deadline

Priority processing deadline for the 2016-2017 school year is June 1, 2016 which includes completion of the FAFSA and submission of all verification and/or required documents. Applications are processed in the order they are received. Please check your LancerPoint for required documents. For more information click on the 'Financial Aid Deadlines' link in the menu bar.


  • Apply for financial aid early; don't procrastinate
  • Have income documents completed early
  • Make copies of your documents
  • Take your time completing the FAFSA
  • Ask Financial Aid Office staff for help with FAFSA questions

SERVICE ALERT: PCC will be launching an updated version of this website on Tuesday, June 28, and Wednesday, June 29. During that time, you may notice some changes to content, layout, and functionality of the site, and there may be interruptions in service. We appreciate your patience during the launch, and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.