• By Financial Aid on October 10, 2019
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Get free expert help completing your 2020-2021 FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application at PCC's Annual Cash For College Event! 

Register for Cash for College workshop and learn about the financial aid process, deadlines and programs. FREE expert one-on-one financial aid application help is available for high school seniors, AB-540 students, current and former foster youth, and community college students and their families. We will be assisting students with completing 2020-2021 FAFSA and CA Dream Act applications.

Refreshments will be provided during opening session.
Asistencia en español es disponible.
College resource info available!

  • When: Saturday, November 2, 2019
  • Time: 8:30 am to 2 pm
  • Where: Pasadena City College (Check in at the Quad)
  • Who: All high school seniors and community college students and their families
  • What: Financial Aid
  • Parking: There will be FREE parking available in the following student lots: Lots 3, 4, 10, & 11. These lots are located along Hill Ave between Colorado Blvd. and Del Mar Blvd. 

Register Now!


Prepare for Cash for College

What Documents To Bring

Checklist of important documents you need to help complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) and Chafee for Foster Youth application. Come to the Cash for College workshop with the following documents you have and that apply to you:

  • Social Security Card or number, if you have one
  • Alien registration number, if you have one
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) – yours or your parents’
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) number, if you have one
  • List of colleges you are interested in attending
  • Driver’s license, if you have one
  • The FAFSA and CADAA applications will utilize your 2018 tax and income information to apply for 2020-21 student aid. While completing the FAFSA, you will use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) to populate your 2018 tax information.

NOTE: You must use 2018 income and tax information to apply for financial aid for the 2020-21 academic year. If your financial situation has changed since 2018 for the worse, you should follow-up with the institution you are planning to attend.

¿Qué Documentos Debo Traer?

Asiste al taller de Cash for College con los siguientes documentos (los que apliquen a tu situación):

  • Tarjeta de Seguro Social o número, si tienes uno
  • Número de registro de extranjero, si tienes uno
  • Número de identificación de contribuyente individual (ITIN) - tuyo o de tus padres
  • Número de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA), si tienes uno
  • Lista de universidades o colegios en los que estás interesado
  • Estados de cuenta bancarios más recientes de 2018
  • Estados de cuenta bancarios de tus padres más recientes de 2018
  • Todos los registros de ingresos libres de impuestos, tales como beneficios sociales, beneficios del Seguro Social, o pagos de pensión alimenticia
  • Licencia de conducir, si tienes una
  • Las solicitudes FAFSA y CADAA utilizarán información de impuestos e ingresos de 2018 para solicitar ayuda financiera para el año escolar 2020-21. Si vas a completar la FAFSA, podrás utilizar la herramienta de recuperación de datos del IRS (DRT) para completar la información fiscal de 2018. 
  • NOTA: Al solicitar ayuda financiera para el año escolar 2020-21, deberás utilizar la información fiscal (impuestos) de 2018. Si tu situación financiera ha cambiado drásticamente de manera negativa después de 2018, deberás dar seguimiento con la oficina de ayuda financiera del colegio al que planeas asistir.

This event is Hosted By: Pasadena City College. Co-Sponsored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino and Assemblymember Chris R. Holden.


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