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Shasta College School Code: 001289

1st Step: Submit your BOG Fee Waiver and FAFSA:

2017-18 BOG Fee Waiver Application
2017-18* or 2018-19* FAFSA Application

*The 2017-18 FAFSA covers Summer 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018 & Summer 2018 and the 2018-19 FAFSA covers Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, & Summer 2019. 
**Note: Summer terms will be determined based on year round Pell Grant eligibility

If you are not eligible to submit a FAFSA:
Submit the 2017-18 or 2018-19 California Dream Act Application (CADAA) at:

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


Financial Aid and Veterans Services Office Mission

Our Mission is to increase the number of students receiving financial assistance, ​which will contribute to the successful completion of their academic goals.

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​: 

1/8/2018: Financial Aid Pell Grant Disbursement Reminder
In that in order to receive a Pell Grant disbursement on 1/12/2018, students must have an award letter with Pell Grant, be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and be actively enrolled in Spring-18 classes as of 1/7/2018. View our disbursement schedule for future disbursements at: 
1/5/2018: Busy Time Ahead!
We are approaching our busy time! Please be prepared when you call or come in for assistance. Remember, you can check your Financial Aid status through MyShasta: 1st-Check your MyFORMS to make sure there is nothing needed and remember that you can submit the majority of our documents via email. 2nd-Check your Award Letter to see what grants you have been awarded. 3rd-View our disbursement schedule. If you have questions, we are here to help!
1/3/18 - IRS Website Maintenance:
During the period of 1/1/18 - 1/8/18 the IRS website is down for maintenance, if you need to request IRS documents during this time please call 1-844-545-5640 to schedule an appointment with your local IRS office. 

11/20/2017-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:


2017/18 FAFSA Processing Date:

2018/19 FAFSA Anticipated Processing Start Date:

March 2018

Processing Information & Timeframes  

Contact Us​:

Main Campus Building 100
Admissions & Records - Room 139
Normal Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday:  8:00 am to 6:00 pm                       
Friday: 8:00 am to 12:00 noon
Phone Number: 530.242.7700
Normal Phone Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm             
Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Please allow 1-2 business days for a response. 
Physical Address:
Shasta College-Main Campus
Administration Building 100, Room 139
11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding CA 96003
Mailing Address:
Shasta College
Attn: Financial Aid Office
PO Box 496006
Redding CA 96049​

Important 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 

Selective Service
Register for Selective Service:

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

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