All Financial Aid Services have temporarily moved Online! Click here for more information

“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;

Monday 8am to 4pm

Tuesday 8am to 4pm

Wednesday 8am to 4pm

Thursday 8am to 4pm

All Virtual Financial Aid Office Hours can be accessed by clicking

FAFSA/CADAA Workshops 

Thursdays from 3-5pm beginning April 8, 2021 

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:

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2021-2022 ccpg grant waiver application (English)

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2021-2022 ccpg grant waiver application (Spanish) 

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2021-2022 ccpg grant waiver method b income standards application