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Welcome to Financial Aid

​​​​At $46 per unit California Community Colleges are the Nation's best deal for higher education.

You have made an important decision, and this is one of the most important times in your life. One of the most important financial investments you will make in your lifetime is investing in your college education. On behalf of the Santiago Canyon College Financial Aid staff, I invite you to peruse our site for valuable information about financing your college education.

Each page is designed to assist you in understanding the complexities of the financial aid process. As you browse you will discover information on how to apply for financial aid, deadlines, and the different types of financial aid available. There are also links to free scholarship searches, the U.S. Department of Education and other informative sites.

The Financial Aid Office is committed to supporting the dignity and worth of each individual and is concerned with the educational needs of all individuals in the community. Our staff has worked diligently to develop this web site for your use and their efforts are greatly appreciated. If you have any suggestions, comments, or if there is something you don't quite understand, please feel free to e-mail us at We will review your responses and promptly reply.

Obtaining a college education is an opportunity of a lifetime. so take a few minutes and start clicking! Y​ou'll be glad you did!


We support the mission and vision of Santiago Canyon College (SCC) Student Services by promoting the growth and development of students and contributing to student learning with our student centered approach.

The Mission of the Financial Aid Office at Santiago Canyon College (SCC) is to provide federal, state and institutional financial aid services to students, and to encourage members of a diverse student body to achieve their educational goals. 

We strive to assist all students, regardless of their economic resources, to obtain the financial assistance to attend SCC.

We promote awareness of Financial Aid programs through year-round in-reach and outreach efforts, while maintaining the fiscal and regulatory integrity of these programs. We currently utilize and continue to expand technologies to prepare our students for their transfer experience. (Created 2007; Revised 1/2018)


The Vision of the Financial Aid Office is to deliver effective, efficient, and courteous service. In collaboration with federal and state agencies and institutional departments, the Financial Aid Office diligently preserves this relationship to maintain accountability and compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies, in order to reasonably assure the most equitable and ethical awarding of financial assistance. Our staff will offer levels of service designed to meet the needs of the student body and strives to exceed the expectations of our students, staff, and community. (Created 1/2007; revised 7/2012)