Financial Aid Information


    SENIORS AND PARENTS – Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application is now open.  Visit: to open an account and start working on the application for free federal financial aid!  Federal Funds may run out – Apply today – due no later than March 2, 2021!


    Senior Power Point Presentation 2020-21.  Main topics: College admission application process and financial aid.

    Senior Presentation

    Cash for College Workshops: Do you need help with FAFSA? The California Student Aid Commission is offering informational webinars on FAFSA & the California Dream Act.


    Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 5:30pm-8:00pm

    Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 5:30pm-8:00pm

    Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 10:00am-12:30pm

    Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 5:30pm-8:00pm

    Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 5:30pm-8:00pm


    To Register: Download Flyer

    Financial Aid Workshop: Complete and submit your FAFSA application with the help of this line-by-line support workshop.

    Hosted by GCC Financial Aid Advisor: Armineh Gourgian


    January 20, 2021 6pm-8pm

    January 26, 2021 6pm-8pm

    February 9, 2021 6pm-8pm 


    To Join Workshop: Download Flyer


    FAFSA Night 2020

    Hosted By: Dennis Schroeder-Financial Aid Director LA Mission College

    If you missed the webinar please see the FAFSA Night PowerPoint Presentation Download Here


    Can I Afford College? Financial Aid Workshop

    Hosted By: Talia Guiragossian-USC Advising Corps

    If you missed the live webinar you can see the recording Click Here


    Students be sure to use your family's 2019 financial


    records when completing your FAFSA!!!



    US Dept. of Education: College Scorecard-Estimate the cost of college



    Learn how to beat the high cost of college!  “Avoiding the most common mistakes parents make” - Financial Aid Mini Workshop #3 provided by HEFAR, Higher Education Financial Aid Resources.  HEFAR Group is a non-profit company with a mission to help make college more affordable for everyone.  They know the “loopholes” available to help you get more free money for college.  Their website:   Click the link below to view their recorded Zoom Mini Workshop:


    Students must obtain an FAFSA ID at  to be able to login to the application.For more information on how to pay for college, check out the link below:  Guide to Paying for College - Financial Aid, Scholarships, Savings, & Student Loans

    Also, visit - has resources to help you set your students up for success.  Paying for College: To help parents and students navigate their options, created videos that address student loan questions and bust common myths about interest rateshow much to borrow and the need for a cosigner