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.

 COVID-19: Financial Aid

​(Updated 3/30/20. This information is subject to change.)

Dear Students,

Please know that we are working diligently to support you during this time. We are committed and prepared to support you remotely during the Shelter-In-Place order.  Please be patient – we will respond! 

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Withdrawal from courses:

Before you withdraw from any classes, please read the following information about alternatives to withdrawals, excuses withdrawals & financial aid impact:  Withdrawals & Financial Aid.pdf

Regular disbursements of financial aid (grants/loans):
These will continue according to our published disbursement schedule as closely as possible.  Due to unforeseen difficulties or staffing issues, there may be a slight delay, but we will do everything in our power to keep to the schedule.

Work Study - losing hours due to campus closure:
The federal Department of Education allows campuses to continue paying work study students when the campus is closed due to natural disasters or other emergencies.  You will continue to be paid for the hours you would have worked while the campus is closed. Contact Melian Manas for details at​

California College Promise Grant​ (CCPG)
(Formerly called "BOG Fee Waiver") for Summer & Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
We have posted CCPG fee waivers to your 2020-21 financial aid award letter if you were deemed eligible from the FAFSA, CA DREAM Act, and the online CCPG application.  Students will NOT be dropped for non-payment of the campus/health center fees ($34.50 for summer, $41.50 for fall).

Federal Direct Loans for 2019-20
We are finished processing all loans applications that were submitted through February 29.  If you submitted a loan application prior to that date, an email was sent to you at the time it was reviewed that gave you information on either your eligibility status or items needed to finish a review of your eligibility. If you have questions, please refer back to your email and read it carefully​​.

20-21 Award Letters:
Our goal was to have that information to you the week of March 16th.  Due to campus closures, these will be delayed approximately two weeks, but we are working on those! We apologize for the delay, but we have insured that the CCPG has been posted to your award letter so that you can move forward with summer registration. ​

Scholarship awards for Spring 2020: We are continuing to process scholarships awards for Spring 2020.

Scholarship processing for 2020-21: Normally, scholarship awards are finalized by mid-May.  Given the situation, we are working to make scholarship decisions by mid-June. Our scholarship reviewers are largely faculty, and we want their focus to be on their courses, especially those classes that are moving online.

If you have any other Financial Aid related questions, please contact us at or 530-242-7650. Staff are currently working remotely, and are answering emails/calls as quickly as possible. ​Please take care of yourselves!

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

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The 20-21 FAFSA application is available now, and you can complete it on your mobile device!

 ​Shasta College School Code: 001289

 Download the "My Student Aid" app to get started today!

​We are currently processing Financial Aid Verifications submitted on:​ ​
​19-20 Verifications:

​20-21 Verifications​:

          ​Timeframes vary dependent​ on the number of files received​ 
March 1 - April 30 ​2 to 3 weeks​
​May 1 - June 30 ​2 to 4 weeks
​July 1 - October 30 ​4 to 6 weeks
November 1 - December 31 ​3 to 4 weeks
​January 1 - February 28 ​2 to 3​ weeks

​​​​Important Updates / Notifications:​​

2/8/2019: New Fresh Success Grant Available!!

This grant provides a one-time semester grant to Shasta College Students who may be experiencing food insecurity and meet specific eligibility criteria. Read more and apply here: Fresh Success Grant Application

​​Contact Us​

Physical Location 
11555 Old Oregon Trail​
Building 100 - Room 139​
Redding, CA 96003
Contact Us
Fax: 530-225-4995

​Mailing Address
Shasta College Attn: Financial Aid
P.O. Box 496006
​Redding, CA 96049-6006
Office Hours 
8:00 am-6:00 pm Monday - Thursday 
8:00 am - Noon​ - Fridays
Important Notes: 
  • Faxing us? If you fax a document in, please be sure to follow up with our office to ensure the fax came through successfully. 
  • Emailing us? We strive to answer emails within 24 hours, however at peak seasons (August-September and January-February) it may take a bit longer. We appreciate your patience.
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