Financial Aid Resources

  • California College Promise Grant (Fee Waiver)
    Learn about the California College Promise Grant, if granted, will pay for your classes and will make you eligible for a lower parking rate on-campus.

  • Cal Grant
    Information about Cal Grants/Web grants for students that have been awarded Cal Grants.

  • California Chafee Grant
    Chafee Grant is for students that are California Residents and who have been in Foster Care
  • Pell Grant
    Federal Pell Grants are usually awarded only to undergraduate students who display exceptional financial need.

  • Department of Education
    Assists with information on loans, grants, laws and data.

  • Direct Loan Information
    Students can sign in using their FSA ID and view all Direct Loan Information, learn about Repayment as well as explore tools and resources.
  • FAFSA on the Web
    Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA opens the door to the federal aid process. Every step you can take gets you closer to achieving your education goals.

  • FSA ID Request
    The FSA ID serves as your identifier to let you access your personal information in various U.S. Department of Education systems.
    It is like the Personal Identification Number that you get from your bank that enables you to access your account. Because your FSA ID serves as your electronic signature, you should not give it to anyone. If you are a dependent student your parent will also need an FSA ID, to serve as their signature.

  • CA Dream Act Application
    The CA Dream Act application allows students interested in attending eligible California Colleges, Universities and Career Education Programs to apply for state financial aid.

  • CA Dream Act Parent PIN
    The CA Dream Act Parent PIN serves as the parent’s identifier to sign the child’s CA DREAM Act application for dependent students. This pin does not change if the parent has multiple CA Dream Act applicants in college.

Special Programs & Services

  • ASPIRE & Excel Trio
    Provides academic support for low-income first generation and disabled students. Providing academic support emphasizing on ESL support courses.

  • CalWORKs
    Supports welfare recipients with financial resources, counseling, career planning, childcare and employment opportunities.

  • Disabled Student Programs & Services (DSPS)
    Serving the needs of students with physical, psychological and learning disabilities.

    Supports students educationally and socioeconomically, for single parents as well.

  • Educational Talent Search Trio
    Providing equal access to quality education for students of Hayward and San Lorenzo Unified School Districts.

  • Guardian Scholars Program (GSP)
    GSP is the bridge that connects foster youth to the supports they need to succeed.

  • Hayward Promise Neighborhood
    Supporting children growing up in the Jackson Triangle area of Hayward.

  • My Sister’s Keeper (MSK)
    My Sister’s Keeper (MSK) is a leadership development/support group for young African-American Queens.

  • PACE
    Degree & transfer program for working adults.

  • Puente
    Supports all students with counseling, instruction and mentoring to prepare for transfer by exploring the Mexican-American and Latino experience.

  • Striving Black Brothers Coalition
    Dedicated to increasing the retention, persistence and transfer rate among Chabot’s African American males.

  • Umoja Community
    Supporting students to achieve education success and learning African-American literature, history and issues.

Resource Centers and Departments

  • Admissions and Records Office
    Establishes and maintains academic enrollment records of the college.

  • Assessment Center
    Students are encouraged to visit the Assessment Center for the self-guided placement process for Math and English.

  • Counseling Department
    Counselors are here to help you in achieving your academic, career and personal goals.

  • Dream Center
    The Dream Center is a safe and confidential space for undocumented students and their allies providing specilized counseling, financial aid information, legal services and workshops, scholarship information, and a laptop lending library.

  • El Centro 
    El Centro is a bilingual (English/Spanish) resource center dedicated to serving the needs of Latinx and/or low-income students and their families.

  • Veteran Resource Center
    The Veteran's Services Office facilitates veteran benefits/information to current and prospective student Veterans at Chabot College.

  • Student Life Office
    The Office of Student Life plays an essential role in campus through offering a multitude of campus events and activities for students. The department collaborates with campus departments, programs, and organizations to develop, plan, and implement college activities for a diverse student population.

  • Scholarships
    Scholarship offers from Chabot College and off-campus sites.
  • CalFresh 
    This is a food financial aid program that helps students buy food and eat healthier. It won’t affect their existing financial aid and they don’t need their parent's tax return information to apply. Visit their website to see the income eligibility.

  • California Cash for College
    Learn more about the "Cash for College" financial aid workshops that are taking place throughout the state.

  • National AmeriCorps
    A network of national service programs that engage more than 50,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment.

  • Association of Financial Aid Administrators
    Supports financial aid professionals at colleges, universities, and career schools.
    NASFAA is the only national association with a primary focus on student aid legislation, regulatory analysis, and professional development for financial aid administrators.
  • Financial Aid Advisor
    Contact your Financial Aid Advisor for personalized financial aid assistance.
  • Suggested language for Faculty syllabi:

    Financial Aid is available to eligible students. The application period remains open through June 30 of the current school year. All students are encouraged to apply. The sooner you apply the sooner the college can determine your eligibility, and the sooner you can receive funds to help with your college expenses. Be sure to apply by the March 2nd priority deadline for next year’s financial aid to qualify for the maximum amount of federal and state financial aid available. Contact the financial aid office for more information or assistance.
    Visit the Financial Aid website for details: 


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