Butte College Financial Aid Office 



Financial Aid Announcements 

FALL 2014/SPRING 2015

1st FALL 2014 DISBURSEMENT: Thursday, AUGUST 21.  Funds available by 5 p.m. Must meet all eligibility criteria, including Education Goal and Academic Program. Awarding cutoff was August 7, 2004. 

NEXT FALL DISBURSEMENT: Thursday, September 4. For eligible students who did not make earlier date. Awarding cutoff is August 21, 2014.

Financial Aid Award Notification emails have been sent to more than 5000 students with completed files.  This email covers your Rights and Responsibilities as a financial aid recipient, and provides information on maintaining financial aid eligibility. For your Award Letter, go to MyBC and print, if necessary.

Awarding will continue, and emails sent, as additional files are completed. All processes are completed in date order.


  • 2014-2015 FAFSA is required. File ASAP if you have not already done so. CLICK for MyBC "7 Days to Pay" Tutorial.
  • Submit all required documents ASAP to complete your file. Check your Butte College email and MyBC under Financial Aid > Required Documents. CLICK for instructions.
  • Students not making Satisfactory Academic Progress are not eligible for awards. Emails have been sent to students exceeding the Time Frame requirement (in Excess Units), as well as to students disqualified for GPA and/or Pace. See SAP policy here.
  • Waitlisted classes do not count for financial aid eligibility. Must be officially enrolled in classes for financial aid.
  • Be aware: If you leave school, REPAYMENT may be required and a "hold" placed on any future financial aid.


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