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The Fall 2018 Textbook Assistance Application period has ended. The funding has been exhausted.

San Marcos Campus Fall 2018 Extended Hours
August 6 through August 9 (M-Th): 7:30am-6:00pm
August 10 (F): 7:30am-4:00pm
August 11 (Sat): Fallbrook Campus Only (Discover Palomar Event): 8:00am to 1:00pm
August 13 through August 17 (M-F): 7:30am-6:00pm
August 18 (Sat): 8:00am-1:00pm
August 20 through August 24 (M-F): 7:30am-6:00pm
August 25 (Sat): 8:00am-1:00pm
August 27 through August 31 (M-F): 7:30am-6:00pm

New Student Email News!

US Citizens and Eligible Non-Citizens:

APPLY for Financial Aid by completing the FAFSA 

Attending classes in Fall 2018, Spring 2019, and/or Summer 2019?  Complete the 2018/2019 FAFSA (Deadline 6/30/2019)

Attending classes in Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and/or Summer 2020?  Complete the 2019/2020 FAFSA (Available 10/1/2018)

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 or Escondido Center;
  • 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.

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 August 17, 2018

You can now fill out your 2018/2019 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 2018: September 4, 2018

Click here for more information on Freeze Dates