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Financial Aid 


The FAFSA opens each year on October 1 for the following school year. The California Priority deadline is 3/2.

After October 1, 2020:

Start by creating an FSA ID for yourself. Then complete the 21-222 application for next year.


If you filed your FAFSA or CADAA, your next step is to create your Webgrants for Students account.

This account checks your eligibility for a Calgrant award. After you set up the account, you will need to verify your school.


Doyle Scholarship

Graduating seniors with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher will be eligible for the Doyle Scholarship at the SRJC. This scholarship is about $1200 a year (exact amount depends on number of units taken).

To receive this scholarship you must complete a FAFSA or CADAA application and list the SRJC as one of your schools.


Financial Aid Resources:

Compare Financial Aid Offers 

How to Understand Your Financial Aid Award Offer

Financial Aid Checklist 

Santa Rosa Junior College


SRJC Outreach Office Hours 

Mondays and Wednesdays


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Students can use SRJC Office Hours to get individual help to complete an application for the Spring 2021 Semester and the Summer/Fall 2021 Semester. Students can also start their financial aid applications, and dual enrollment forms. They can ask questions related to classes, how to connect with a counselor, first year peer coaches, how to register for courses, how to access their student portal and more.

Steps for Dual Enrollment at SRJC: 

  1. Complete the CCCApply Application online as a high school student: 
  2. Complete the SRJC electronic High School Dual Enrollment Program Request FormPlease Note: SRJC faculty and staff will not advise students on the requirements to enter a four-year university as a freshman, including coursework to meet the A-G credits. These questions should be directed to high school counselors or university admission officers.
  3. Register for classes during priority 6 or during open registration at:

College Application Info

The UC application opens Aug 1, and can be submitted Nov 1-Nov 30. Get a head start by working on your PIQ essays, and brainstorming your activities section. Get more information on other ways to prepare and deadlines here:

UC guide on completing the application:


The CSU application is open Oct 1 to Nov 30. (FALL 2021 ONLY--APPLICATION DEADLINE WILL BE DEC 4TH.) There is one application for all 23 campuses, although each campus requires a separate application fee. To complete this application, make sure you have a copy of your transcript on hand. Info here:

Want to explore the campuses to learn more about the different schools?


The Common App serves as a centralized application for 900 colleges and universities. The application reopens each Aug 1, but students can make an account at anytime and begin working on their applications the year prior. Any information entered will be rolled over to the new application year.

Use this search to find out which schools use the common app.

NOTE: CSUs and UCs have their own application and do not use the Common App. See those pages for more info on these applications.


Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

From their website:

"The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is an agreement among WICHE’s 16 member states and territories, through which 160+ participating public colleges and universities provide steep nonresident tuition savings for Western students."

Find Eligible Schools

Search the WUE Savings Finder to see which majors are eligible for the WUE rate by school.



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MCHS CCC Information


Maria Carrillo's College and Career Center is located in Room A1 (in the Administration Buliding.)

Email Ms. Handel with questions or to schedule a meeting. She can be reached at 

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