Free College at SMCCD

Most students who reside in San Mateo County will have their enrollment fees waived for the Spring 2023 semester! 

Have questions about Free College at SMCCD?

 Please visit the FAQ page to find your answer! 
Financial Aid Applications are now live!

The 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 FAFSA and Dream Act Applications are OPEN! Don't miss the March 2nd, 2023 deadline!

Need help with the application? Please fill out the appointment request form 

2022-2023 FAFSA/Dream Act Application

2023-2024 FAFSA/Dream Act Application

2023-2024 SMCCD Scholarship Applications are now open!
If you plan to attend any college within SMCCD or transfer to a 4-year institution in 2023-2024, you can apply for a scholarship through our district.

Need help on how to log into Academic Works? Please review this helpful video.

Scholarship Workshops are available! Reserve your spot if you need assistance with your application.

You may also review our scholarship videos for help by clicking on this link.

Virtual Assistance in English and Spanish

Use our Ask Cody chat feature OR Join our Zoom Drop-in Hours to meet with a financial aid staff member.

  • Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Hours & Contact Info
2022-2023 Normal Hours of Operations:
  • Monday & Thursday
    8 am to 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday & Wednesday:
    8 am to 7 pm
  • Friday:
    8am to 12pm
Spring 2023, Late Registration Hours (01/09/23 to 01/30/23):
  • Monday to Thursday: 8 am to 7 pm
  • Friday: 8am to 4pm
Cañada's Financial Aid Services

Building 9, 1st Floor
(650) 306-3307

Federal School Code: 006973


 View Financial Aid Forms    

You can get 24/7 help with your financial aid questions by visiting our FA TV web pages, or you can Ask Cody, our virtual assistant.

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