Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, California Grant, EOPS Grant and Loan awards will be disbursed on the Higher One Saddleback Card according to the date of disbursement schedule on your award letter. Award letters are mailed to the address on record in the SFASO computer system.
IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to make CERTAIN that your correct mailing address is in the SFASO. Address changes made in other college offices will NOT change your address in this office.
The Fiscal Office (Administration and Governance building, Room 131) will disburse ALL OTHER CHECKS such as Scholarship, and Emergency Loan checks between 8:00 a.m.-6:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m. on Friday.
Federal Direct Loan:Proceeds are disbursed in two installments, regardless of the loan period.
NO LOAN CHECKS WILL BE DISBURSED UNTIL AFTER THE TWO (2)-WEEK ADD/DROP PERIOD FOR FALL SEMESTER AND AFTER THE THREE (3)-WEEK CENSUS DATE FOR SPRING SEMESTER.
IF A STUDENT IS IN THE FIRST YEAR OF AN UNDER-GRADUATE PROGRAM AND IS A FIRST-TIME DIRECT LOAN BORROWER, YOUR SCHOOL MAY NOT DISBURSE THE FIRST INSTALLMENT OF THE STAFFORD LOAN UNTIL 30 CALENDAR DAYS AFTER THE STUDENT’S PROGRAM OF STUDY BEGINS.
Federal Work-Study:You must turn in your time card by the due date, which varies each month. A calendar of time-card due dates will be available to supervisors. FWS checks are mailed or available by direct deposit through the Payroll Department. You will be given this option during the hiring orientation.
Other Programs:IF you are expecting assistance from a program other than the ones listed above, consult the SFASO concerning disbursement procedures.
Scholarships:Scholarship winners who are returning to Saddleback College will receive their award funds upon verification of their fall classes and receipt of a donor thank you note. Checks will be mailed out beginning fall semester to the address on record on the scholarship application.
Scholarship winners who are transferring to another school must provide proof of enrollment to the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office. Checks will be mailed to the other school within two weeks from the time our office has received the verification and thank you note for the donor