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The NEW 2024-2025 FAFSA Application is now available, if you experience any glitches in the website please be patient as the Department of ED works out all the bugs. We are here to help! Join our zoom sessions for assistance, see below or come into the office. 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.  For general questions, please contact us via email at finaid@cerritos.edu

2024-2025 fafsa Things to Know

FAFSA and Dream Act Application Zoom Session

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

Join Zoom Meeting
https://cerritos-edu.zoom.us/j/98865749738   

We want to assure you that we are here to support you.   

Frequently Asked Questions Related to Financial Aid

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Financial Aid Office

Financial Aid Zoom Sessions

General Questions

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10 am - 2 pm 
Wednesday 10 am - 6 pm

Join Zoom Meeting
https://cerritos-edu.zoom.us/j/83630657964 

FAFSA and Dream Act Application Zoom Sessions

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

Join Zoom Meeting
https://cerritos-edu.zoom.us/j/98865749738 

Submit the 2022-2023 FAFSA or Dream Act Now!

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

Financial Aid Resource Center - Computer Lab

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 8 am - 6 pm
Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm

Check-in online through Qless, and add yourself to the Financial Aid Resource Center - Computer Lab Line from virtually anywhere.

Get assistance on the following:

  • FAFSA Application
  • Apply for Student Loans
  • BankMobile
  • Check for Disbursement
  • Pending Financial Aid Tasks
  • Check Course Eligibility
  • Dream Act Application
  • Navigation MyCerritos
  • View your Financial Aid Award
  • Submit Forms
  • Submit SAP Appeal
  • Submit Census Date Appeal
Financial Aid Counter Services

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 8 am - 6 pm
Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm

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

Get assistance on the following:

  • Application Questions
  • BankMobile
  • Cal Grants
  • Disbursements
  • Status of File
  • General Questions
  • Dream Act/AB540
  • Loans

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.


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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.

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