Apply for Financial Aid by filling out the

Free Application Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)



Are you planning on attending college in in the Fall 2016, Spring 2017, or Summer 2017 semesters?


Fill out the 2016-2017 FAFSA today!

The application can be filled out at
Important information you will need to know includes:
  • Apply for an FSA ID now! Speed up the financial aid process by signing your FAFSA electronically with your FSA ID. Your parent can also sign electronically with their FSA ID!  Visit ​the FSA ID website.
  • You may request a paper FAFSA be mailed to your home by calling the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1.800.4.FED.AID (1.800.433.3243)
  • Allow 10 days (after submitting online) and 4-6 weeks (if submitted by mail) for your information to be received by the Financial Aid office. Please remember, notification of financial aid along with all other correspondence to you as a student will be emailed to your COS Giant email account. It is very likely that you will need additional documentation to receive financial aid. If that occurs, you may bring your documents to COS Hanford.



 Contact Information


Hanford Financial Aid Representative Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
No appointment needed. Call 559-583-2500 and ask for Financial Aid, or walk-in during the Representative 's hours
Visalia Financial Aid Office : 559-730-3747
Last Updated: 3/23/2016 9:59 AM