Eligible Academic Majors for Federal Financial Aid

Effective Fall 2015,  to receive federal financial aid (Pell Grant, FSEOG, Cal Grant, Federal Work Study and Student Loans) you must declare an eligible program of study with the Admissions Office. 

Eligible programs are:

  • Associate in Arts (AA)
  • Associate in Science (AS)
  • Certificate of Achievement (CA) if the program can lead towards Gainful Employment (note: refer to Palomar College link http://www2.palomar.edu/gainfulemployment/

 

If you are transferring to a 4 year university the following academic transfer program majors are eligible for federal financial aid.

  • Associate in Arts (AA.U)
  • Associate in Science (AA.X)
  • Associate in Arts in University Studies

 

The following programs are NOT eligible for federal financial aid

  • Undecided
  • Certificate of Proficiency
  • Transfer majors ending in “.T”  (example: Psychology.T)
  • Certificates of Achievement in University Studies:
    • US-CSUGE
    • US-ICSU
    • US-ICSUC
    • US-IUC 

For a List of Eligible Majors, please see this link: https://www2.palomar.edu/pages/fa/files/2016/08/2017_FA_UnitLimits_07152016.pdf

You can submit a major change request form through: http://www2.palomar.edu/pages/enrollmentservices/files/2015/01/StudentDataChgeSingle.pdf

 If you have any questions, please stop by the financial aid office or send an email to finaid@palomar.edu

 

Last modified on August 30, 2016