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Financial Aid Workshops and Events
The MSJC Financial Aid Office strives to make the process of applying for financial aid, completing verification, and receiving aid feasible. We are here to support and empower students to make financially informed decisions toward attaining their educational goals and establishing financial well-being. The Financial Aid Office offers numerous workshops and events throughout the academic year on a variety of topics such as completing the financial aid application process, Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), Financial Literacy, and more
 

Need assistance completing your financial aid application? Financial Aid Staff will be available to help students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and California Dream Act Application (CADAA).  Join the Financial Aid Office to get all your financial aid application questions answered!  Priority deadline is April 2, 2024.

 Date  Location  Meeting Time
January 23, 2024 MVC 106 3:00 - 5:00 PM
January 24, 2024 SJC Bldg. 100, Room 107 B 3:00 - 5:00 PM

February 7, 2024

MVC 106 3:00 - 5:00 PM

February 8, 2024

SJC Bldg. 100, Room 107 A 3:00 - 5:00 PM

February 12, 2024

TVC 404 5:00 - 7:00 PM

February 20, 2024

SJC Bldg. 100, Room 107 A 3:00 - 5:00 PM
February 21, 2024 MVC 106 3:00 - 5:00 PM
March 11, 2024 SJC Bldg. 100, Room 107 B 3:00 - 5:00 PM
March 12, 2024 MVC 106  3:00 - 5:00 PM
March 21, 2024 TVC 404 5:00 - 7:00 PM
March 27, 2024 MVC 106 3:00 - 5:00 PM
March 28, 2024 SJC Bldg. 100, Room 107 A 3:00 - 5:00 PM

 

Join the Financial Aid Office for an opportunity to get your individual financial aid questions answered. Financial Aid Staff will be available to demonstrate how to navigate your Financial Aid Checklist in Self-Service and provide students with information on other important financial resources at MSJC. 

 Date   Location  Meeting Time
Coming Soon TBA TBA

 

Come learn how academic performance impacts financial aid eligibility. The Financial Aid Office will explain what Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is, how to maintain SAP, and what to do if you have an unsatisfactory standing.

 Date  Location  Meeting Time
January 23, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 5:00 PM
February 12, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 5:00 PM
March 13, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 5:00 PM
April 11, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 5:00 PM
June 10, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 5:00 PM
July 23, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 5:00 PM

Need assistance with completing an SAP Appeal? Join the Financial Aid Office for an opportunity to get all of your questions answered. Financial aid staff will be available to demonstrate how to request, complete, and submit an SAP appeal if you have an unsatisfactory SAP standing.  

 Date  Location  Meeting Time
January 24, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 5:00 PM
February 13, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 5:00 PM
March 14, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 5:00 PM
April 12, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 5:00 PM
June 11, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 3:00 PM
July 24, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 5:00 PM

Financial Literacy
The Financial Aid Office is committed to empowering students to make financially informed decisions towards attaining their educational goals and establishing financial wellness. Financial literacy refers to one's ability to understand and responsibly manage their finances, enabling them to build a stable foundation for their future. Developing financial literacy to improve your personal finances involves learning and practicing a variety of skills related to budgeting, managing debt, understanding credit, and banking products. Our financial aid office has developed a series of programming highlighting the fundamentals of financial literacy to help students further their understanding of and achieve financial success.  

Banking fundamentals aims to introduce the basics of banking. In this workshop, you will learn about different types of banking products, how to manage cash flow and savings, how to help protect your money, and planning for short-and-long-term goals.  

 Date  Location  Meeting Time
September 13, 2023 Zoom  12:00 - 1:00 PM
February 6, 2024 Zoom  4:00 - 5:00 PM

Did you know budgeting is crucial to financial success? In this workshop, you will learn how to create and manage your own budget, prepare for unexpected expenses, and explore your relationship to money.  

 Date  Location  Meeting Time
March 11, 2024 *Date Change Zoom  12:30 - 1:30 PM

 

Building credit and maintaining a good credit history are key steps towards building your financial future. In this workshop, students will learn about credit, credit scores, credit reports, and debt and credit management.  

 Date  Location  Meeting Time
September 20, 2023 Zoom  2:00 - 3:00 PM
March 19, 2024 Zoom  2:00 - 3:00 PM

Where are your educational goals taking you next? In this comprehensive overview, we will examine cost of attendance, federal loans, loan repayment, and more. In addition, we will provide post-transfer tips and strategies to help you succeed in the next chapter of your academic career.  

 Date  Location  Meeting Time
October 18, 2023 Zoom  10:00 - 11:00 AM
April 24, 2024 Zoom  12:00 - 1:00 PM

Hosting an event?

Interested in having the MSJC Financial Aid Office at your next event? Our Financial Aid Staff are happy to give customized presentations to your school and/or organization. We offer quality educational opportunities to learn more about financial aid and resources at Mt. San Jacinto College.  

Please submit the following form to request a presentation or workshop. Requests should be submitted at least 2 weeks in advance in order to allow our office time to make accommodations.

 

Financial Aid Office Hours
Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: Closed
*In-person services are not available at the Temecula Valley Campus at this time.
Reach us by phone at 951-465-7891 or email finaid@msjc.edu