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 2nd.

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 Student Aid Report (SAR).

The SAR will indicate if your application is complete, what your estimated expected family contribution (EFC) is, and if you were selected for verification.


Complete any additional requirements by the priority deadline of May 31, 2022.

Login to myGateway > select Student > 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 > 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 22/23). 


Be prepared to pay upfront for textbooks, supplies, and other fees. Disbursement dates are listed on How Financial Aid Gets To You 22/23

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