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Spring 2022 Series

Scholarships 101 for Transfer Students

Learn how to search for and apply to scholarships as a transfer student. We will give you resources and advise that will make sure your scholarship application is a top contender.

Date Time Zoom Registration Link
Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Creating a Spending Plan Workshop

Bring your paystubs and bank account statements to this "hands-on" workshop. We will review and create a budget that will set the foundation for a lifetime of financial wellness.

Date Time Zoom Registration Link
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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Maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) with the Re-Entry Program

As a returning student, you will need to meet SAP to continue receiving financial aid. We will talk about the different statuses, how to appeal if disqualified, and other resources and tips for how to maintain SAP.

Date Time Zoom Registration Link
Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Financial Aid 101 (for Current Students)

In this presentation, you will get an in-depth overview of the financial aid process at Cerritos College. Learn about Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), appealing financial aid, how to maximize your aid and more!

Date Time Zoom Registration Link
Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Don't Forget: submit your 2022-23 FAFSA or Dream Act application by march 2nd!

Join a FAFSA/Dream Act Workshop for individualized support in completing and submitting your financial aid application

Date Time Zoom Registration Link
Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Register Now
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Register Now
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Register Now

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