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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.

Cash for College Dates:

Bulldog Express (Allan Hancock College Building A)

Monday, June 10, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Monday, June 17, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Tuesday, June 18, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Monday, June 24, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Tuesday, June 25, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Monday, July 1, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 2, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Monday, July 8, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 9, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Monday, July 15, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 16, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Monday, July 22, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Monday, July 29, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 30, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.

Arroyo Grande High School, Library
Tuesday, October 8, 2024 |4-7 p.m.
Thursday, November 7, 2024 |4-7 p.m.
Tuesday, December 10, 2024 |4-7 p.m.
Thursday, January 23, 2025 |4-7 p.m.
Thursday, February 20, 2025 |4-7 p.m.

Santa Maria High School, 100s Building
Wednesday, October 23, 2024 |4:30-7 p.m.
Thursday, October 24, 2024 |4:30-7 p.m.
Wednesday, October 30, 2024 |4:30-7 p.m.
Wednesday, January 29, 2025 |4:30-7 p.m.

Pioneer Valley High School, Library
Wednesday, October 2, 2024 | 3-7 p.m.
Wednesday, October 16, 2024 | 3-7 p.m.
Wednesday, November 6, 2024 | 3-7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 4, 2024 | 3-7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 11, 2024 | 3-7 p.m.
Wednesday, January 22, 2025 | 3-7 p.m.
Wednesday, February 12, 2025 | 3-7 p.m.
Wednesday, February 19, 2025 | 3-7 p.m.

Ernest Righetti High School, Library
Thursday, October 3, 2024 | 3-7 p.m.
Tuesday, October 22, 2024 | 3-7 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20, 2024 | 3-7 p.m.
Wednesday, February 26, 2025 | 3-7 p.m.

Nipomo High School, Library
Thursday, November 14, 2024 | 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Thursday, December 12, 2024 | 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 16, 2025 | 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 13, 2025 | 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Kermit McKenzie Jr. High, Cafeteria Guadalupe
Thursday, October 10, 2024 | 4-7 p.m.
Wednesday, November 13, 2024 | 4-7 p.m.
Thursday, February 6, 2025 | 4-7 p.m.

Lompoc High School, Room B-7
Wednesday, October 9, 2024 | 3:45-7:45 p.m.
Wednesday, February 5, 2025 | 3:45-7:45 p.m.

Paso Robles High School, Computer Lab
Thursday, October 17, 2024 | 4-7 p.m.
Thursday, November 21, 2024 | 4-7 p.m.
Tuesday, February 18, 2025 | 2-5 p.m.

Cabrillo High School, Room B-8
Monday, October 21, 2024 | 4-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 28, 2025 | 4-7:30 p.m.

Maple High School, Cafeteria
Monday, October 7, 2024 | 3-6 p.m.
Monday, February 24, 2025 | 3-6 p.m.

Santa Ynez Valley High School
Thursday, December 5, 2024 | 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 11, 2025 | 3:30-6:30 p.m.

 What to Bring 

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) 2022 W-2 forms
  • Student and parent(s)/adoptive parent(s) 2022 income tax return (if filed)

Contact the Cal-SOAP office for appointment:

dperez@hancockcollege.edu 

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