How to Access your Financial Aid Funds

The Peralta Community College District has partnered with BankMobile (Formerly HigherOne, Inc.), a financial services company, to implement a new method of Financial Aid disbursement to the campuses.

Once you receive your Bank Mobile Personal Code in the mail. Students can setup their financial aid funds to be deposited directly into their personal checking or savings account, or setup checking account with BankMobile. For information on BankMobile checking account fees, click here.

Follow these three simple steps:

  1. Visit the website
  2. Set up – Enter your personal code to get started
  3. Choose the refund option that is best for you (PeraltaCard or Direct Deposit)

Students will have 2 choices to receive their disbursement:

Direct deposits to an existing bank account (i.e. Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Credit Union, etc…) (refunds available in 2-3 business days)
Bank Mobile Vibe account– Same-day deposits to students’ BankMobile account (Debit Card). If you choose this option, BankMobile will send you a Peralta Debit Card within 5-7 business days

Questions about receiving or activating your BankMobile Vibe account? Bank Mobile Customer Care

Questions about fees associated with the BankMobible Vibe account?  Fee Schedule

AllPoint ATM Locations

  • Merritt College – R Building next to Admission and Records and Financial Aid entrance
  • Berkeley City College – 5th floor in the Student Lounge
  • College of Alameda – F Building right next to the Cyber Cafe
  • Laney College – Student center in the dining hall