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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 Important Dates

  • January 1, 2015: 2015-2016 FAFSA Application Available Online
  • January 12, 2015: Spring 2015 Semester Begins
  • January 16, 2015: First Pell Payment
  • January 19, 2015: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - NO CLASSES and Offices Closed
  • January 20, 2015: Last Day to add Full-Term Classes with Add Codes
  • January 22, 2015: Make-up Pell Payment
  • January 26, 2015: Last Day to drop Full-Term Classes without a "W" and Eligible for Refund
  • January 28, 2015: Make-up Pell Payment
Last Updated: 1/5/2015 8:34 AM