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.

It's never too late to submit your FAFSA!!

Shasta College School Code: 0012890

1st Step: Submit your California College Promise Grant (Formerly BOG Fee Waiver) and FAFSA Applications

California College Promise Grant Application (CCPG)

The 2018-19 California College Promise Grant covers: Summer-18, Fall-18, Spring-19

FAFSA Application

The 2018-19 FAFSA covers: Summer-18, Fall-18, Spring-19 & Summer-19
*Summer Pell Grant eligibility will be based on year round Pell eligibility (effective July 2017)
**Submit the appropriate FAFSA for the CCPG (if needed) that coincides with the term you are attending

If you are not eligible to submit a FAFSA, submit the California Dream Act Application (CDAA) at:
California Dream Act Application

The 2018-19 CDAA covers: Summer-18, Fall-18, Spring-19 & Summer-19
*Submit the appropriate CDAA for the California College Promise Grant (if needed) that coincides with the term you are attending

2nd Step: View Applying for Financial Aid at Shasta College

What is Financial Aid?

Federal and State Financial Aid is designed to assist students overcome financial barriers to successfully complete their educational goal and is made available by federal/state/private agencies in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and federal work study. Financial Aid is also limited to only supporting classes specifically required for a student’s educational goal.

Important Updates/Notifications​: 

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
8/16/18: Now offering Financial Aid Workshops:
 8/6/18: Financial Aid Updates for Fall-18 Semester:
  • The first disbursement of Pell Grant is scheduled for 8/17/2018. Please check your award letter for 2018/19 Academic year. If you have Pell grant and are enrolled actively in Fall-18 classes, you can expect a disbursement. If you are not actively enrolled and/or do not have Pell Grant on your award letter please ensure that you have completed all required steps through your MyShasta portal.
  • Book Grants/Loans are available now for students who are not set up to receive a Pell Grant disbursement on 8/17/2018. Visit:
  • Cal Grant Awards have been posted to students accounts that were on the California Student Aid Commissions roster. They will remain in a "pending" status until enrollment is certified after census date on 9/4/2018. Cal Grant disbursements will start occurring mid-late September.
  • Full Time Student Success Grants Merges with the California Community College Completion Grant=  Student Success Completion Grant (SSCG) effective Fall:2018

Read more at: SSCG Student Fact sheet FINAL.pdf

  • Checks through Bank Mobile: If you have opted for the check option through Bank Mobile and your mail has been impacted by the Carr Fire, please contact Bank Mobile as soon as possible to update your mailing address and/or choose a different option. You can contact Bank Mobile at: or 1-877-327-9515.

Need Help with your Financial Aid?

  •  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.
  • Make an appointment with a Financial Aid Technician for more technical questions/help at:button3 (002).png​​

 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

Physical Location:

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

Contact Number(s)/Email: 

Mainline Phone: 530-242-7700
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.

Important Links

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 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​