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) 583-2500
                                        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

  • March 2, 2015: 2015-2016 Cal Grant Deadline for New/Transferring Students
  • March 11, 2015: Make-up Payment
  • March 20, 2015: Final Date to Drop Full-Term Spring Classes with a "W" and No Refund
  • March 25, 2015: Make-up Payment
  • March 30-April 3, 2015: SPRING BREAK - NO CLASSES.  Offices Open March 30 - April 1.
  • March 31, 2015: Last Day to turn in Spring 2015 SAP Apppeal and Loan Request
  • April 10, 2015: Second Pell Disbursement, SEOG, Loans, and Make-up Payment
Last Updated: 3/23/2015 11:24 AM