Welcome to the Santa Monica College Financial Aid Orientation! Please take the time to go over this brief orientation for ESSENTIAL information about your Financial Aid Award.

Through this on-line orientation you will get important information about the following questions:

Section 2 Where do I receive financial aid status and award information?
Section 3 What is the differences between a grant, a work study job, and a loan?
Section 4 Do I get all of the money on my award letter?
Section 5 What is the Financial Aid Census Day? And why is it important?
Section 6 When do I get my money?
Section 7 What are the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements for me?
Section 8 What if I drop any or all of my classes?
Section 9 How do I get a Work Study Job?
Section 10 Loan Policy and Procedures
Section 11 Winter Pell and Summer Pell