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

  • June 30, 2014: Last Day to file 2013-2014 FAFSA Application
  • June 30, 2014: Last Day to turn in Summer 2014 SAP Appeal and 
                             Summer 2014 Loan Request
  • July 2, 2014: Summer Make-up Payment
  • July 4, 2014:  Independence Day Holiday - NO CLASSES, OFFICES CLOSED
  • July 16, 2014: Summer Loans and Make-up Awards
  • July 30, 2014: Last Summer Make-up Payment
  • July 31, 2014: Last Day to apply for a 2013-2014 Board of Govenors Fee Waiver
  • August 11, 2014: Fall Semester Begins
Last Updated: 8/5/2014 5:01 PM