Five Easy Steps to Financial Aid

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Apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Dream Act Application by the priority deadline of March 2, 2023 for the 2023-2024 application and May 2, 2024 for the 2024-2025 application.

Fullerton College School Code is 001201.

Select IRS Data Retrieval Tool in order to expedite the processing of your financial aid file.


Carefully review your FAFSA Submission Summary (FSS).

Your FSS will provide basic estimates about your eligibility for student aid, but it is not a financial aid offer. Students may access their FSS on their dashboard.


Complete any additional requirements for the 2024-2025 school year by the priority deadline of June 30, 2024.

Login to myGateway > select Student Tools > select Financial Aid > select My Overall Status > select the correct academic year. All  required documents necessary for financial aid will be available here.


Our school delivers your refund with BankMobile Disbursements, a technology solution, powered by BMTX, Inc. 

Log into myGateway > select Student Tools > click on BankMobile Disbursements icon.

Visit BankMobile Disbursements for more information or view our third-party contract for refund management.

Fullerton College disbursement dates can be found on the Financial Aid Website (How Financial Aid Gets To You 23/24). 


Be prepared to pay upfront for textbooks, supplies, and other fees. Disbursement dates are listed on How Financial Aid Gets To You 23/24.

Helpful Hint: Financial aid, excluding the California College Promise Grant (CCPG), does not become available
until after school begins.