Important Dates & Deadlines

Freeze Date (Census Date)

Financial aid disbursements will be based on your enrollment as of the day after the Last Day to Drop without a Grade Notation. 

For the first disbursement we will pay you based on your enrollment at the time we process your check.  At the second disbursement we will adjust your aid based on your enrollment on the financial aid freeze date, which is the day after last date to drop without a grade notation.  Your Satisfactory Academic Progress will be calculated by calculating your successful completion of these classes.  As always - only enroll in courses you think you can successfully complete.  Continued financial aid depends on you completing 67% of the courses you enroll in a semester and maintaining a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.

You must be enrolled in late start courses by the financial aid freeze date (census date).  Late start enrollment after the freeze date (census date) will not be included in your financial aid calculation.

Disbursements

Mendocino College has partnered with BankMobile to deliver your financial aid refund. This partnership will give students the following options for receiving financial aid funds:

  • Electronic Deposit To A Bank Account - Money is transferred to a bank account account the same business day BankMobile receives funds from your school. Typically, it takes 1 - 2 business days for the receiving bank to credit the money to your account.
  • Electronic Deposit To A BankMobile Vibe Account - If you open a BankMobile Vibe account (upon identity verification), money is deposited the same business day BankMobile receives funds from your school.
  • Paper Check Delivered By USPS - A check is mailed the same business day BankMobile receives funds from your school, provided receipt is within daily cutoff times. Typically, it takes 5 – 7 business days for the check to arrive, depending on USPS First-Class® delivery timeframes.

For more information, visit: https://www.mendocino.edu/student-services/financial-aid/policies/disbursements

2017-2018 Academic Year

The dates and deadlines listed below are subject to change.

Once initial deadline dates have passed we process disbursement runs every week.  If you see your award posted to Web Advisor the regular processing time is one to two weeks for the funds to reach you. Outstanding financial aid documents may delay the processing and disbursement of your funds.

August 16, 2017 1st Pell Grant Disbursement for Fall
September 5, 2017 Financial Aid Freeze Date (Census Date) for Fall
September 8, 2017 1st FSEOG disbursement for Fall
September 15, 2017 Cal Grant disbursement for Fall
September 25, 2017 1st Direct Student Loan disbursement for Fall
October 6, 2017 2nd Pell Grant disbursement for Fall
October 23, 2017 2nd Direct Student Loan disbursement for Fall
December 4, 2017 Loan application deadline for Fall only students
January 17, 2018 1st Pell Grant disbursement for Spring
February 5, 2018 Financial Aid Freeze Date (Census Date) for Spring
February 9, 2018 1st FSEOG disbursement for Spring
February 15, 2018 Cal Grant disbursement for Spring
February 26, 2018 1st Direct Student Loan disbursement for Spring
March 9, 2018 2nd Pell Grant disbursement for Spring
March 19, 2018 2nd Direct Student Loan disbursement for Spring
May 7, 2018 Loan Application deadline for Spring only students

 

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