How to Apply
- Applying for Financial Aid
- Using the Data Retrieval Tool (DRT)
- California College Promise Grant (CCPG)
FAFSA School Code
The Financial Aid Office at Cypress College (FAFSA School Code 001193) is one of many student services available at Cypress College. Obtaining a college education is one of the most important investments you will make in your lifetime and Cypress College strongly encourages students to apply for financial aid and use this website to navigate the various resources available to you. The Financial Aid Office staff is available to assist you with questions or concerns you have as you complete the application process.
The California DREAM Act of 2011 is the result of two bills, Assembly Bill 130 (AB 130) and Assembly Bill 131 (AB 131). Together, these bills allow undocumented and documented students who meet certain provisions of AB 540 to apply for and receive Cal Grants and Board of Governor’s Fee Waivers at community colleges as well as institutional aid at California colleges and universities.
For comprehensive information about the California DREAM Act, including access to the application materials, important dates, and instructions, please visit http://www.csac.ca.gov/dream_act.asp
- Cypress College DREAM Act Overview
- Cal Dream 2016 Information
- Cypress College Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented Students
This comprehensive resource guide assists undocumented and AB540 students with identifying resources to help with their educational expenses while at Cypress College and beyond.
- Scholarship Information for Undocumented Students:
Are you looking for scholarship(s) to help pay for College? This website focuses on providing scholarship information, resources, and support to undocumented students like yourself who wanted to pursue higher education.
- Frequently Asked DREAM Act Questions
- U.S. Department of Education Resource Guide
Released in October 2015, this guide provides scholarship information as of 2015 (see p. 56, 57, 58 . . .) and also discloses information about other states including resources available to AB540 students.
California DREAM Act Timeline: October 1 – March 2
DREAM Act application becomes available for DREAM Act Cal Grants. All DREAM Act eligible Cal Grant students would receive their awards starting with the Fall/Spring academic year. It is critical that DREAM Act eligible students complete the California DREAM application by March 2 to maximize their eligibility for financial aid at California institutions.
- AB540 Nonresident Tuition Exemption Guidelines
This handout explains the criteria used for the California nonresident tuition exemption. The application is on page 2.
- Federal Student Aid
Are you planning on becoming a U.S. citizen? The Federal Student Aid website contains resources and information about programs that are available to eligible students.