Allan Hancock College Financial Aid
Office Locations and Hours:
Santa Maria Campus
800 S. College Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
805 922-6966 ext. 3200
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
For identification purposes email inquiries to finaid@hancockcollege from students
must be sent via your myHancock student email. Please provide your student ID# in
all inquiries so we may provide you with accurate information. See below for E-mail
Policy and Confidentiality of Information
Lompoc Valley Center
One Hancock Drive
Lompoc, CA 93436
Monday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Santa Ynez Valley Center
Santa Ynez Valley Union High School
2975 East Hwy 246
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
805-922-6966 ext. 3355
Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed for lunch from 1 to 2 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed for lunch from 12 to 1 p.m.
Please note: Cashier services end one half hour before close
Email is the standard method of communication used by the Financial Aid Office (FAO)
at Allan Hancock College. We will contact you only through your Hancock email address,
with only one exception: the first email regarding the results of your FAFSA will
be sent to the email address you submitted on the FAFSA.
All FAO communication will be directed to students, not their parents, as it is the
student's application for financial aid. It is your responsibility to check both
your email and, even more importantly, your financial aid status on the myHancock
portal. Additional student requirements, resolution of data conflicts, and status
of financial aid awards are posted on the myHancock portal on a regular basis.
Confidentiality of Information
We are aware that some parents assist their sons/daughters to complete forms and navigate
the process of applying for financial aid. According to the Family Educational Rights
and Privacy Act (FERPA) and to ensure your privacy, your account will not be discussed with anyone else (this includes custodial parents, guardians or other family members or friends),
unless you submit an authorization form allowing us to speak with them.
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