Financial Aid and Veterans Services                

Shasta College Financial Aid & Veterans Services Office is dedicated to supporting student learning, personal development, and providing exceptional customer service. Staff are committed to helping students seek, obtain, and make the best use of all financial resources available to them during their educational experience at Shasta College.

Carr Fire Important Notice

For Carr Fire resources please visit:
If you have been impacted by the Carr Fire (loss of housing, books, clothing, etc...) you can apply for a Student Carr Fire Relief Grant here: Carr Fire Relief Grant Student Application 
Note: Funds may be limited and will be awarded based on need. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing.

Quick Links:

​Before you schedule your appointment:
Visit our Student Success Center (SSC) for hands on assistance completing financial aid applications and forms, as well as general financial aid information. The SSC can be located in Building 100, Room 102 between Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.​

​Shasta College School Code: 0012890

We'll let you get back to studying. But first, FAFSA

The 2019-20 FAFSA application is available on October 1st, 2018 - and now you can fill it out right from your phone!

So please, before you head off to practice or settle in to watch your favorite shows, fill out the
2019-20 FAFSA to apply for financial aid. 
  • State & Federal Grants
  • Federal Direct Student Loans
  • Grants & Scholarships from other organizations
Are you ready to get started? to fill out the 2019-20 FAFSA
  • Visit and complete from a computer or mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet.

  • ​Download the MyStudentAid app and complete it from a mobile device

Your future is waiting. Download the app to get started today!

Important Updates/Notifications​: 

10/29/18 Federal Student Aid Outage Alert
  • ​During the period of November 3-4, 2018, the Federal Student Aid Websites and systems has a planned maintenance. Users will be unable to access items that require an FSA ID. 
  • During November 11-12, 2018 the IRS Data Retrieval Tool will be unavailable due to IRS system upgrades. actions may still be completed on your FAFSA. However if an action requires entry of federal tax information they will need to be provided manually. applications may wish to complete the application after the outage is over.
9/20/18 Apple products available at a discounted price to students

9/20/18: "Snaps for College Cash" sweepstakes
9/12/18: Fall Disbursement Schedule


 Processing Information:

2018/19 FAFSA Processing Date:


Processing Information & Timeframes  

Contact Us​:

Office Hours of Operation:

8:00am - 6:00pm Monday - Thursday
8:00am - Noon Friday
Thanksgiving week: 
Monday - Wednesday 8:00am - 4:30pm 
Closed Thursday - Friday​

Physical Location:

11555 Old Oregon Trail
Building 100 - Room 139
Redding, CA 96003

Contact Number(s)/Email: 

Mainline Phone: 530-242-7650
Note: Please hold through the silence, we have not hung up on you. We are working to upgrade our phone system and appreciate your patience. Someone will be with you as soon as possible.
Fax: 530-225-4995
Note: If you fax a document in, please be sure to follow up with our office to ensure the fax came through successfully.
Note: We strive to answer emails within 24 hours, however at peak seasons (August-October and January-February) it may take a bit longer. We appreciate your patience.

Mailing Address:

Shasta College
Attention: Financial Aid Office 
P.O. Box 496006
Redding, CA 96049-6006​

How are we doing?

We value your feedback (comment/concern/compliment) and would love to hear from you! If you have suggestions, concerns or want to share a positive experience with our office please complete the following feedback form: Feedback Form

The form is anonymous, however if you would like us to follow up with you please include your personal contact information. We are dedicated to continuous improvement and welcome suggestions.

Helpful Links

Fafsa clip art and link
 Create your FSA ID to sign your FAFSA:
 Complete the FAFSA Application:




Learn about the California Earned Income Tax Credit program at

Selective Service
Register for Selective Service:​

csac ​
Learn more about Cal-Grant eligibility at:​​
Create an account & monitor your status at:

National Student Loan Data System
Login to view your federal student aid history and loan status at​