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Financial Aid


For general questions, please contact us via email at . We appreciate your patience with response time as our office is heavily impacted.  You can also join one of our zoom sessions for assistance. See information on dates/times/zoom links below.  You can also call us at (562) 860-2451 ext. 2397.  We are answering phones from 8 am – 6 pm Monday – Thursday, and 8 am – 4:30 pm on Fridays.

Your health and the well-being of the campus community is our top priority. We want to assure you that we are here to support you.  Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time. 

Frequently Asked Questions Related to Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Financial Aid Zoom Sessions

General Questions

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 8 - 4 pm 
Wednesday 8 - 6 pm

FAFSA and Dream Act Application Zoom Sessions

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 8 - 4:30 pm
 Wednesday 8 - 6 pm
Friday 8 - 12 pm 

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*Students who need sign language interpreters or real time captioning in order to participate should submit a request to: All other requests for accommodations should submit a request to:

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Mission Statement

The Financial Aid Office at Cerritos College is here to provide students and the community a better understanding of financial aid programs and services available. Our department is responsible for the review and dissemination of financial resources to assist students in meeting their educational expenses and achieving their educational goals. We are committed to administering our programs with integrity and professionalism. We value and take pride in the diversity of our students and the support we provide in promoting student success.


At $46 per unit, Cerritos College offers the best financial value to meet your education and career goals. Our professional staff helps students identify available financial resources.


Stay up to date! download the Federal Student Aid myStudentAid app 

To download the app, visit the Apple App store or Google Play store at the links below. 

                                                       Apple, Download on the App Store               Get it on Google Play

Financial Aid is Introducing Qless - empowering students to manage their own time.

Check-in online through QLess, and add yourself to the Financial Aid line from virtually anywhere.

Financial Aid TV - Answers on demand

Find answers to questions, learn more about financial aid and key benefits on how to utilize your resources to get the most out of your financial aid.

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All students, visitors, and vendors are required to check in at a prescreen kiosk station prior to coming to our office. Please note that a valid COVID vaccination card must be uploaded to the prescreen portal. If you are unvaccinated, you must submit a lab processed negative COVID test processed within 72-hours before visiting the Financial Aid Office.



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