Fina​ncial Aid and Veterans Services

Financial Aid and Veterans Services Office Mission

The Mission of the Financial Aid Office is to increase the number of students receiving financial assistance, ​which will contribute to the successful completion of their academic goals.​ Financial Aid Office Outcomes

What is Financial Aid?

Financial Aid is made available by federal and state governments and private sources in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study.

The basis for such assistance is the belief that students (and the parents of dependent students) have the primary responsibility in meeting educational costs.
Financial Aid is intended to help fill the gap between the student's/family's Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and the cost of attending college for the academic year.

Infor​mation Updates​:

11/10/16 -California Community Colleges Reaf​firm Values of Inclusiveness and Diversity Following       ​                Presidential Election

11/8/16 - Possible SCAM - iTunes Cards
We have a report of a student being contacted by the "federal​ reserve" letting them know if they purchase an iTunes gift card they could be eligible for additional grants. 

The FAFSA is the state and federal application for student aid. FAFSA means "Free Application for Student Aid".  Don't pay for free money!​

10/14/16 - Want to know more about the Financial Aid Process?
Check out the following PDF: Financial Aid Essentials

Processing Information:

We process in "Received" date order. ​
Please Note: We post the “Received” date that our technicians have begun processing.  This does not indicate that every file for a prior date is completely processe​d. 

Each student will receive an email notification as soon as there is an update on their processing and updates will be posted to the "My Forms START Here" link through My Shasta.​

​​Current Processing Date:
2016-2017 FAFSAs: 12/1/16

Click here for estimated processing times.


Web Links:

Submit your FAFSA NOW!
2016-17 FAFSA for Fall 16, Spring 17 & Summer 17
2017-18 FAFSA for Fall 17, Spring 18 & Summer 18​

Fafsa clip art and link 
Complete the FAFSA Application
Shasta College School Code: 001289
​ ​The NEW way to sign your FAFSA!

    for More Information      
Selective Service
National Student Loan Data System​
 Cal-Grant General Information

 ​​Contact Us​:

No​rmal Office Hours: 
Monday: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
NOTE: Monday 5:00 pm to 6:00pm Financial Aid Staff available​ in Admissions & Records. 
Tuesday - Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Phone: 530.242.7700
Phone Hours: Monday - Thursday    8:00 am to 5:00 pm
                         Friday                         8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

Email Response Times:  Please allow 1-2 business days for a response. 

​Redding Main Campus, Administration Building 100, Room 108
Mailing Address:
Shasta College Financial Aid Office
PO Box 496006
Redding CA 96049​

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