PCC is physically closed to student and public access. During this time we are modifying our services to be able to continue to support you remotely. For collegewide updates, please Read the Latest Coronavirus Updates.

Temporary Change to Financial Aid Services

During PCC's period of closed campus access, Financial Aid is not conducting business in-person. Please use our alternative Remote/Online services during this time.

Let us help you pay for college.

It costs less than you think. PCC offers you all the advantages of a four-year college education — top faculty, a wide range of courses and degrees and the support you need — all at less than half the cost. Plus, the Office of Financial Aid and our knowledgeable advisers are here to help you find options to make your education affordable.

Contact the Financial Aid Office

Get 24/7 Support:
(855) GO-TO-PCC or gotopcc@pasadena.edu

Office Hours in L-114:
M - Th, 8 am - 6:30 pm
Friday, 8 am - 4 pm

Apply Now!

Now is the time to submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Follow our guide on how to apply for Financial Aid.

Complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA/California Dream Act Application for the Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 term. 

Get Started with Financial Aid

Can I Afford PCC?

Paying for college can be stressful. But, it costs less than you think. Use our Cost Estimates to give you idea of how much to expect to pay.

Go to Cost Estimates

What Aid is Available?

PCC participates in most federal and state aid programs as well as offers institutional financial aid programs.

See All Types of Aid

Important Deadlines

Each semester there are various deadlines you must meet in order to apply and maintain your financial aid award. Be sure to keep track of all dates so that you don't miss a deadline!

See Upcoming Deadlines

24/7 Financial Aid Answers 

Have questions about financial aid? Our Financial Aid TV provides short videos to help answer your questions, anytime, anywhere!

Watch Financial Aid TV


Financial Aid Tips

  • Apply for financial aid early — don't procrastinate!
  • Complete income documents early
  • Make copies of your documents
  • Take your time completing the FAFSA
  • Ask Financial Aid Office staff for help with FAFSA questions