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太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站, we pride ourselves in being a rigorous yet affordable place to earn an associate degree or certificate.

As part of that commitment, we work to provide financial aid to all who need it. 事实上, 91% of 太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站 first-time freshmen receive financial aid! Our Office of 金融援助 will help walk you through the financial aid process so that you can afford community college throughout your time here.

Steps to 应用 for 金融援助

  1. 应用 for federal financial aid by submitting your FAFSA. Learn the steps to complete the FAFSA process. (太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站's Federal School Code is 002660) 援助 is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so apply early.
  2. Once our 金融援助 office receives your FAFSA information, you will receive an offer letter from 太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站 that details your financial aid package. Learn about the financial aid process and your bill.
  3. Monitor important financial dates.
  4. Reach out to our 金融援助 office whenever you have any questions or concerns. Contact us at 505-566-3323 or email

Financial aid does not pay for audited classes, GED or apprenticeship classes. You will not receive federal Pell Grant, other federal aid or state aid from more than one college for the same period of time.

Ways to pay for your education!

太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站: Your Path to Success Made Affordable. 91% of First-time Freshmen Receive 金融援助!" Our Office of 金融援助 will help walk you through the financial aid process so you can afford community college throughout your time here.


Visual chart with steps on how to apply for aid
第一步:去学生援助网站.政府. Step 2: Log in using your FSA ID. (You'll create an FSA ID at If you are a dependent, your parent also needs to create an FSA ID.) Step 3: Select the current FAFSA application. 第四步:启动FAFSA. Step 5: Enter your personal information. Step 6: Add SJC as a school selection (Federal School Code: 002660). Step 7: Enter your parent's tax information (if you are a dependent). Step 8: Provide your financial information. Step 9: Sign your FAFSA with your FSA ID. 步骤10:就是这样. 你完成!

Important 金融援助 Dates


FA 2023, SP 2024, and SU 2024 terms
FAFSA opened: October 1, 2022

FA 2024, SP 2025, and SU 2025 terms


FA 2023, SP 2024, and SU 2024 terms

FA 2024, SP 2025, and SU 2025 terms


FA 2023, SP 2024, and SU 2024 terms

FA 2024, SP 2025, and SU 2025 terms


What are the types of financial aid available for college?


奖助金 are a type of financial aid that you don’t have to pay back. They are offered by the state and the federal 政府ernment.



奖学金 are free aid dollars that can be based on financial need or other qualifications. While you may automatically qualify for some 太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站 scholarships, you will have to apply for others separately.



You can earn financial aid through working at 太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站. If you qualify for student employment as part of your aid package, you can find a part-time job on campus to help pay for your school tuition and expenses.



The federal 政府ernment offers special loans for students. These loans can have fixed interest rates, 基于收入的还款计划, 然后得到补贴, 让他们更容易得到回报.

View Federal Student Loan Information


You can receive private student loans from a bank or credit union. These loans will be based on the lender's terms and your credit score.

View Private Student Loan Information


了解更多 about different types of financial aid.


More 金融援助 Tools 净价计算器


Want to estimate the cost of your 太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站 education? Use our 净价计算器 to calculate how much financial aid you might qualify for.



作为FAFSA流程的一部分, you might be asked to submit additional forms to verify information on your application. Find the verification form you need and submit it to the financial aid office.


金融援助 for Undocumented Students

If you are an undocumented student, you still qualify for state and 太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站's financial aid. 了解如何申请. 

Find 金融援助 for Undocumented Students

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金融援助 资源 and FAQs

We know that the financial aid process can seem complicated. 但我们是来帮忙的! We have 金融援助 Workshops that will help you review financial aid procedures and even assist you in filling out your FAFSA. Our 金融援助 Lab is also open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. 到5点.m. 预约预约. 

太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站 Foundation Scholarship Recipient

"My lifelong dream of becoming an educator is realized thanks to the SJC Foundation scholarships. Without scholarships like this, I would not have been able to pursue my career and love of education."