GWC is located in
the city of Huntington Beach, better known as Surf City
GWC ranks in the Top 10%
of California Community Colleges for transfer rates to the IC and CSU systems
GWC Financial Aid Office
Disburses over $20 Million in Financial Aid funds each year
Over 55%
of the students enrolled at GWC receive some type of aid
Financial Aid assists students
in three languages (English, Spanish and Vietnamese)
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GWC Financial Aid Office
The Financial Aid Office is here to assist you with all of your questions regarding the student financial aid process. We encourage all students to apply for financial aid, as a variety of assistance may be available.
Federal School Code: 001206

Hours:

Mon – Thur:
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
*Hours may vary

Location:

1st floor, Student Services Center

Phone:

(714) 895-8394

Email:

For additional information, please email us at finaid@gwc.cccd.edu

Online Appointments Available!

Please contact the financial aid office via email, phone or in person to schedule your appointment
STEPS TO GET STARTED:
1. Create FSA ID for student and parent
2. Fill out the FAFSA or Dream Act application (As early as Oct 1st for the following year)
3. Apply to Golden West College
4. Complete all required documentation with Golden West College
5. Set up your Bankmobile account

TYPES OF AID:

STATE AID:

California College Promise Grant (Tuition Waiver)
Cal Grant
Student Success Completion Grant
Chafee Grant (Former Foster Youth Grant)

FEDERAL AID:

Pell Grant
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
Federal Work-study (FWS)
Federal Direct Loan Program

OFFICE LIAISONS:

The office liaison is here to assist students navigate the process of the specialized population.
Cal Fresh
Foster Youth
Homeless
Veteran
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FREE TUITION AND TEXTBOOKS!

REQUIREMENTS:
• First-Time College Student
• California Resident
• Full-Time Student (12 or more units)
• Submit a FAFSA or Dream Act Application
*Priority Financial Aid Processing if FAFSA is submitted
and file is completed by July 1st

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