On-Campus Financial Aid Services is NOW available!     

“Speak live to a Financial Aid Staff”

Merritt College Financial Aid Office will have Financial Aid Staff available via zoom on the following dates and times;

(We will be closed Friday, February 18, and Monday, February 21)

Virtual Hours Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Virtual Hours Friday: 9:00am – 12:00pm

In-person Hours Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

All Virtual Financial Aid Office Hours can be accessed by clicking

FAFSA/CADAA Workshops 

Thursdays from 3-5pm beginning April 8, 2022 

Welcome to the Financial Aid Office

The Financial Aid Office makes every effort to assist students who are enrolled and are eligible for financial assistance. We want to make sure you understand all the financial aid options available to you and the steps to become successful. Thank you for considering Merritt College for your educational goals!

Need Help Completing Your Financial Aid Application?

FAFSA Application



FSA ID Assistance




Offers Live Chat

Operating Hours

M-F: 8 AM- 11 PM (Eastern Time)

Sat-Sun: 11 AM- 5 PM (Eastern Time)

CA Dream Application





Operating Hours

M-F: 8 am- 4:45 PM

If you have additional FAFSA or DREAM Act Questions or need additional assistance, you can schedule a zoom or phone meeting with your Financial Aid Specialist.

Check your Financial Aid on your Peralta Passport Account

Click to access Check-your-Financial-Aid-on-your-Peralta-Passport-account.pdf

Voting Resources 

Please use the following for voting resources:


Click here for:

2021-2022 ccpg grant waiver application (English)

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2021-2022 ccpg grant waiver application (Spanish) 

Click here for:

2021-2022 ccpg grant waiver method b income standards application