Resources and Links about Financial Aid
National and Federal Resources
FAFSA - Click here to access the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the first step in receiving financial aid.
FAFSA en Espanol- Haga clic aquí para acceder la solicitud FAFSA
StudentAid.gov - Click here for an extensive selection of free resources from the US Department of Education on options for funding your college education.
NSLDS - Click here to access information on your federal financial aid history for programs such as Pell Grants and Student Loans.
Selective Service System – register online - Click here to register online for Selective Service
Voter Registration - Click here to register vote.
IRS – Request a tax transcript - Click here to submit an online request for an IRS tax transcript
College Scorecard- Click here for Suthwestern College's College Scorecard, which contains data on graduation rates, student loan default rates, school costs and employment.
NASFAA’s Parent and Student Financial Aid Resource Center – Click here for a wealth of resources for students and parents from the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
State of California Resources
Cal Grants - Click here for information on California state financial aid programs, such as CalGrants, Chaffet Crants, Foster Youth and the California Dream Act.
Student Identity Theft – Click here for information from the California Student Aid Commission for information and resources on student identity theft.
CA Dream Application - Click here for a direct link to the CA Dream application.
I Can Afford College - Click here for resources on California community college financial aid.