Now is the time to complete your FAFSA or CA Dream Act! March 2nd is the priority deadline.


Financial Aid Starts with a FREE Application

Ready to get help paying for college? Most types of financial aid start with completing either the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act (for dreamers).  

Steps to Apply Get Help Applying

Things to Remember about Applying:

  • You must apply for financial aid every academic year.
  • The earlier you apply, the better! The priority deadline is March 2nd
  • SBVC's school code is  #001272. You'll need that to apply!

Steps to Apply

If you are a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete the FAFSA.

Go to the FAFSA

If you are an Undocumented, AB 540 eligible student (nonresident students exempt from paying nonresident tuition), complete the CA Dream Act. View AB 540 eligibility requirements.

Go to the CA Dream Act
Check your Student Email account and/or Financial Aid Self-Service for any required documents that may need to be submitted to the Financial Aid Office.
Students must submit all required documentation to the SBVC Financial Aid Office as soon as possible. Most required documents can be downloaded online by clicking on the Online Forms. All student files are processed, in date order, based on the date the last document was received; processing may take a minimum of 8-10 weeks.
Students must select a refund preference with BankMobile Disbursements, a technology solution, powered by BMTX, Inc. More information can be found at BankMobile Disbursements Refund Choices.

Learn More About Refund Choices

SBVC School Code is 001272