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 Financial Aid COVID-19 Student Updates




US Citizens and Eligible Non-Citizens

  • APPLY for Financial Aid by completing the FAFSA
  • Attending classes in Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and/or Summer 2020?  Complete the 2019/2020 FAFSA (Deadline 6/30/2020)
  • Attending classes in Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and/or Summer 2021?  Complete the 2020/2021 FAFSA (Deadline 6/30/2021)
  • For more information, go to Applying Step by Step
  • Students who are not US Citizens or Eligible Non-Citizens should complete the California Dream Act Application to apply for Financial Aid- see link on the left for additional information

If you need to submit a tax transcript or W2(s) for financial aid verification purposes- you may request and view/download your transcript and/or W2(s) directly from the IRS.  Click here for information and access to the IRS Get Transcript ONLINE tool. 

Document Submission

Completed forms and documents may be submitted to our Office:

(Please include your full name and Palomar ID number on all pages)

  • In person or by U. S. mail to either the San Marcos campus, Escondido Center, North Education Center (Fallbrook), or South Education Center (Rancho Bernardo)
  • Emailed as a PDF attachment from the student’s Palomar Email account to
    (exception–Student Loan Applications cannot be accepted through email);
  • We will not accept documents by fax.

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All applications for financial assistance programs; grants, work compensations, student loans, special funds, etc. will be considered by Palomar Community College District without regard to race, color, national origin, gender or disability.


Last modified on March 18, 2020

You can fill out your 2020/2021 FAFSA! Please go online at

For Dream Act, go online at:

Financial Aid Add/Drop Deadline (Freeze Dates)
Class schedule must be finalized
(Including Late Start classes) by:

Fall 2019: September 3, 2019
Spring 2020: February 10, 2020

Click here for more information on Freeze Dates