Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.
AB540/Dreamer students with a DACA social security number or without a valid social security number should submit the California Dream Act Application at dream.csac.ca.gov/.
The last day to submit an application for the 2023-24 academic year is 6/30/24.
Applications for the 2023-24 FAFSA and CA Dream Act will be available 10/01/2022.
The Federal School Code for Southwestern College is 001294
Step 2 - Submit Forms
Read Document Request email or check My Financial Aid account for list of required documents to complete student file
Submit all required forms and supporting documentation to the Financial Aid Office at Cesar Chavez Student Services Building or at the Higher Education Centers at National City, San Ysidro or Otay Mesa
Step 3 - Application Processing
Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards, submit appeal if disqualified
Have file reviewed for completeness, eligibility, and compliance
Respond to requests for any additional documentation or information
Step 4 - Financial Aid Awarding & Disbursement
Review award letter email and view awards on My Financial Aid account