Welcome to the Financial Aid Office


We are dedicated to helping prospective and current students and their families apply and help determine eligibility for federal and state financial aid. These programs are administered in compliance with current local, state, and federal regulations. We hope that the information found on our website will be helpful to you.

COS School Code: 001186

Financial Aid Services now available at all three COS Campuses! Call:  

                                        Visalia Campus: (559) 730-3747
                                       Hanford Campus: (559) 583-2511
                                        Tulare Campus: (559) 688-3013

***Important!  Find out how to maintain financial aid eligibility here***

Financial Aid Facts - PLEASE READ

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 Additional Resources


 Important Dates

  • October 16, 2014: EOPS/CARE, Loan, Cal Grant, and Make-up Award
  • October 17, 2014: Last Day to Drop Full Term Classes with a "W" on Transcript
  • October 29, 2014: Second Pell Payment, SEOG, Loan, and Make-up Award
  • October 31, 2014: Last Day to turn in Fall 2014 SAP Appeal and Loan Request
  • November 5, 2014: Make-up Awards
  • November 10, 2014: Veteran's Day Holiday - NO CLASSES; OFFICES CLOSED
  • November 19, 2014: Make-up Awards
  • November 24-28, 2014: Thanksgiving Day Holiday - NO CLASSES; OFFICES CLOSED 26-28
Last Updated: 10/10/2014 2:43 PM