​Financial Aid Emergency Loan

(530) 242-7709

Students that are NOT eligible to apply for an Emergency Loan are:
  • In "Default" status on a Federal Student Loan
  • Owe a grant overpayment
  • Enrolled in less than 6 units
    Note: Late start classes are not considered enrolled units until they start
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) Below 2.0
  • Currently attending High School or College Connection
  • Have an outstanding short-term Book or EOPS Loan
  • Have an "unsatisfactory repayment" status on a previous Shasta College Loan

Emergency Loan Information:

​You may apply each semester
Repayment due the next disbursement or within 45 days, whichever is sooner
Covers emergency expenses related to your education
Maximum Emergency Loan: $150.00

  • Emergency Loan Applications for the Summer 2019 Semester are open until July 16, 2019.
  • Emergency Loan Applications for the Fall 2019 Semester will be open August 12, 2019 until November 18, 2019
  • Emergency Loan Applications for the Spring 2020 Semester will open January 14th, 2020 until April 21, 2020
Emergency Loan Repayment:

  • Emergency Loans are to be repaid within 45 days​ or the next disbursement, whichever is sooner
  • Payments can be made by cash, check or debit/credit card. Debit/Credit card payments can be made online through My Shasta. Cash and/or check payments can be made at the Shasta College Business Office or Financial Aid Office.
  • A late fee of $10.00 may be assessed
  • Unpaid Loans will be sent to collections. All collection fees will be the responsibility of the student.
  • Once a loan has been sent to collections, the student may not receive another short-term loan at Shasta College. Short-term loans include: Financial Aid Book loans/grants, Emergency loans and/or EOPS emergency loans.

Processing an Emergency Loan:
  • Applications Received Monday by NOON
    The check will be ready for pick up Thursday of the same week after 3:00pm.
  • Applications Received Tuesday - Friday
    The check will be ready for pick the following Thursday after 3:00pm

    The Business Office closes at 3:00 P.M. on Fridays.

    Note: Applications turned in at Extended Education Sites (Tehama, Trinity and Intermountain) will be processed when they arrive at the Financial Aid Office. Therefore; the timeframe for processing may be longer than expected.

Applying for an Emergency Loan:

  • Complete and submit the Emergency Loan Applic​ation​.
  • Submit your application one of the following ways:
    >> In Person to the Shasta College Financial Aid Office, Building 100 Room 108 or take the application to the Tehama, Trinity or Intermountain Campus. They will forward to us for processing
    >> Mail it to: Shasta College Financial Aid Office, PO Box 496006, Redding, CA 96049
  • Funds are given on a first-come/first-serve basis
  • Applications are processed in "​received" date order
    >> ​Incomplete applications cannot be processed and must be completed​ and re​su​​bmitted
    >> Resubmitted applications are given a new "Received" date
  • Once the check is ready for pick up the Business Office will contact you by phone and/or email and a charge will be placed on your student account

Picking-Up an approved Emergency Loan:

You must be able to come to the Redding Main Campus, Business Office (Building 100, Room 105) to show photo ID and sign a promissory note Thursdays 3:00 PM or later or Friday between 8:00AM-3:00PM. If you cannot make it on Thursday or Friday, you may pick up the emergency loan the next week between 8:00am and 4:30pm.