Need Help?

Contact the Financial Aid Office for help with the process of applying for and receiving financial aid.

Get Support 24/7:
(855) GO-TO-PCC or

Fax: (626) 585-7936

Office Hours in L-114:
M - Th, 8 am - 6:30pm
Friday, 8 am - 4 pm  

  1. Review Eligibility

    What type of aid you are eligible for will be mainly determined by the information you put on your application. Yet, there are some general eligibility requirements you should review before completing your application to make sure you meet Financial Aid requirements. See Eligibility Guidelines 
  2. Check Important Deadlines

    You can apply for Financial Aid for the next academic year starting on January 1st. The priority deadline to be eligible for campus-based aid and competitive programs is March 2. Additionally, when you apply for financial aid could affect specific types of awards you may be eligible for. Make sure you don't miss any dates for the Financial Aid process. See Important Deadlines 
  3. Apply Now

    Ready to Apply? Use our application guide to see which ones you need to fill out. Apply Now 
  4. After You Apply

    Finished applying? Read about what to expect and when you will be notified of your award. Award Notification 
  5. Receive Your Funds

    Disbursement is the process used to send you your financial aid funds. Read more about the process and when to expect to have your funds available to you. Financial Aid Disbursement 
  6. Maintain Your Eligibility

    After you have received your funds, there are certain things you must do to stay eligible for financial aid. Review requirements to make sure you can continue receiving money. Maintaining Eligibility