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Cash for College Workshops

Get help from financial aid experts

Almost anyone, regardless of income, qualifies for financial assistance. Make an appointment for assistance to complete your FAFSA or California Dream Act Application and admission at a CASH FOR COLLEGE workshop.

Be sure to choose the date and time that works best for you! Any high school student can attend any Cash for College workshop. Also be sure to bring what is needed to your appointment!

Email Diana Perez for ZOOM apointments only: dperez@hancockcollege.edu

Cash for College available dates:

  • Wednesday, Febuary 1, 2023 at Kermit Mckenzie Intermediate School (Guadalupe), Cafeteria 4-7 PM 
  • Thursday, February 7, 2023 at Righetti HS, Plato Labs 3-8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at Arroyo Grande HS, Library 4-7 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 9, 2023 at Nipomo HS, Library 4-7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at Santa Maria HS, Library 4-7 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 16, 2023 at Lompoc HS, B-7 3:45-7:15p.m..
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at Pioneer Valley HS, Library 3-7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at Paso Robles HS, Career Center 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 23, 2023 at Pioneer Valley HS, Library 3-7 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 25, 2023 at AHC, Academic Resource Center (ARC) 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
  • Monday, February 27, 2023 at Cuesta College, 3400 Building 4-7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at Cabrillo HS,Room B-8 4-8 p.m.

What to Bring to the Workshop

To complete their FAFSA or California Dream Act, students will need to bring:

  • Driver’s license (Optional)
  • Parent(s)/adoptive parent(s) date of birth
  • Parent(s)/adoptive parent(s) marital status
  • Both student and parent(s)/adoptive parent(s) Social Security Number (do not use an ITIN # for FAFSA application)
  • Permanent Resident number (Green Card), if applicable
  • Student and parent(s)/adoptive parent(s) 2021 W-2 forms
  • Student and parent(s)/adoptive parent(s) 2021 income tax return (if filed)

Allan Hancock College:

Please complete an admission application before starting an online orientation.

  1. Admission to AHC
  2. FAFSA or California Dream Act
  3. AHC Online Orientation

Cuesta College:

Please complete an admission application before starting an online orientation.

  1. Admission to Cuesta
  2. FAFSA or California Dream Act
  3. Cuesta Online Orientation
For more information, contact:
Central Coast Cal-SOAP
at 805-922-6966 ext. 3710
calsoap@hancockcollege.edu