8 Steps to Financial Aid at Mendocino College
Step 1 Request a PIN number
Step 2 Student must file an application for Financial Aid every year to be eligible. They
may file as early as January 1 of each year! Student files FAFSA online
(Mendocino College's school code is 011672)
FILE EARLY! Priority Filing date is March 2nd to qualify for entitlement Cal Grants.
Mendocino College Priority Date is May 31st to get a check prior to start of the Fall 2014 semester.
Step 3 Submit your application to Mendocino College. Financial Aid receives FAFSA data
from the U.S. Department of Education (if you entered 011672 on your
FAFSA). Students may qualify for an enrollment fee waiver by completing a
Board of Governor's Waiver application or filing a FAFSA.
Step 4 Check out WebAdvisor. WebAdvisor will list initial documents needed to start the
process of your financial aid file. Documents are available to download from our
website or portal. WebAdvisor is your link to check-up on your financial aid
status. Recheck Web Advisor every few weeks.
Step 5 Student returns all required documents to the Mendocino College Financial Aid
Office. All documents are for the correct academic year, filled out correctly and
signed where needed. Your file is ready for review and is placed in date order on
our processing shelf.
Step 6 File is reviewed for completeness by a technician. Corrections may be needed.
MC grade transcripts and all evaluated transfer work will be reviewed for
Satisfactory Academic Progress. Students will be notified if additional documents
(Step 4 + 5 repeat) or a petition may be required.
Step 7 Mendocino College posts to WebAdvisor the students Financial Aid Awards. Look
under financial aid status by term in Web Advisor.
Step 8 Financial Aid checks are available to students who are making Satisfactory
Academic Progress and have a completed financial aid file. Students who
complete their files by May 31st will receive a check the first week of classes!
CLICK here for a list of dates and deadlines.
Return requested forms quickly…
Please remember that at every interaction between the student and the Department of Education there is a one in three chance of the student being selected for a process called verification, which requires the submission of additional forms. Financial Aid is a process. It is not complete until you receive your money.
Contact Us for more information.
Created: November 05, 2008 @ 03:06 PM
Last Modified: November 17, 2014 @ 08:23 AM