|Action Item||Fall 2020
|Priority FAFSA Filing||March 2, 2020||March 2, 2020||March 2, 2020||You may submit FAFSA after this date, but priority is given on a first-come, first-served basis. You may not be considered for Cal Grant after this date.|
|Cal Grant GPA Verification||March 2, 2020||March 2, 2020||March 2, 2020||Submit GPA verifications to the California Student Aid Commission for statewide Cal Grant consideration.|
|File Completion||June 8, 2020||November 2, 2020||May 3, 2021||To ensure students are awarded aid the first week of the semester or the first week of classes, students must turn in all required documents and meet all eligibility standards by this date.|
|Enrollment Cut-Off for First Payment||July 13, 2020||January 4, 2021||May 17, 2021||In addition to completing your file by the "File Completion" deadline, you must be enrolled in your courses that start at the beginning of the term to receive aid the first week of the semester. Students who add courses after this deadline may not receive payment for the courses added on the first week of classes. Students will not receive grants until the courses have started.|
|Cal Grant CC Deadline||September 2, 2020||September 2, 2020||September 2, 2020||Students who want to be considered for a Cal Grant from the California Student Aid Commission (for Community College students only) must complete a FAFSA or CADAA, GPA verification, and be enrolled at a community by this date.|
|Cal Grant Recalculation Date (CRD)||September 2, 2020||January 27, 2021||Not Applicable||The amount of your Cal Grant eligibility will be based on the course applicable units you are enrolled in on this date. Students who add classes after this date will not receive a Cal Grant for the late added classes. Students who received funding prior to this date and dropped classes may be required to repay based on their current enrollment on this date. No adjustments will be made after this date.|
|Los Rios Promise Program Enrollment and FAFSA Completion||September 8, 2020||February 1, 2021||TBA||You must be enrolled in at least 12 units and have submitted the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) by this date to be considered for the Los Rios Promise Program.
|Pell Recalculation Date (PRD)||October 18, 2020||March 21, 2021||June 27, 2021||The amount of your Pell Grant eligibility will be based on the units you are enrolled in on this date. Students who add classes after this date will not receive a Pell Grant for the late added classes. Students who received Pell Grant funding prior to this date and dropped classes may be required to repay based on their current enrollment on this date. No adjustments will be made after this date.|
|Appeal Form||December 10, 2020||May 12, 2021||July 29, 2021||Students who wish to submit a Financial Aid Appeal due to lack of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) must submit their request by this date. Failure to meet deadline will result in denial of appeal.|
|Loan Request||December 10, 2020||May 12, 2021||July 29, 2021||Students who wish to receive a loan must submit their request by this date. Failure to meet the deadline may result in denial of a loan.|
|Consortium Request||December 17, 2020||May 19, 2021||August 5, 2021||Students who are attending another college within the Los Rios Community College District and want the financial aid office at the home school to consider the other college units (must be enrolled in courses on or by the Pell Recalculation Date for the term) for payment must submit a request by this date.|
|End of the Term File Completion||December 17, 2020||May 19, 2021||August 5, 2021||Students seeking financial aid for the respective semester(s) should submit all requested documents by this date. Failure to complete your financial aid file by this date may forfeit your aid eligibility.|
Note: The last day to submit a 2020-2021 FAFSA to be considered for Summer 2021 grants and any retro disbursements (if eligible) is June 30, 2021.
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