The College of Alameda’s Financial Aid Office helps you and your family determine ways to pay for college. Our office provides information about the kinds of aid available, how to apply for aid, aid you are eligible for, how and when you will receive your aid, and the terms of your aid financial. Financial assistance can help cover fees, books, supplies, transportation, and more to make college an affordable option. There are several types of financial aid including grants, work-study, and loans.
We look forward to helping you!
Financial Aid In-Person Services Closed Due to COVID-19. College of Alameda Financial Aid department is temporarily closed for in-person service due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please follow the instructions below for assistance.
Financial Aid Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Note: Hours are subject to change.
Speak Live to Financial Aid Staff Virtually!
College of Alameda Financial Aid Office will have staff available via Zoom on the following dates and times.
Monday – Wednesday: 9am – 12pm
1pm – 4pm
All Virtual Financial Aid Office Hours can be accessed here:
Questions about your financial aid status
Send questions about your financial aid status to email@example.com with the following information: a) Full name, b) PCCD student ID number or day and month of birth, c) Phone number, mailing address, last year or term attended, or name a term of one COA course completed
To submit a document to Financial Aid
If you are submitting documents, please send a high-quality scanned document or photo. To scan, you can download Microsoft Office Lens on Google Play or the Apple App Store —or simply take a photo with your phone. Make sure you submit your documents in a safe and secure manner.
- Option 1: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request your documented be submitted online via Dropbox. Dropbox link will be emailed to you within 1-2 business days
- Option 2: Password protect your documents and email them to email@example.com.Important: Send the password in a separate email to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Note: For password protection instructions click here)
- Option 3: Call 510-748-2391 or email email@example.com if Option 1 or Option 2 doesn’t work for you
Angie Harris, Director of Financial Aid Services
Jackie Vo, Financial Aid Officer
Jiayu He, Financial Aid Specialist
Lan-Huong Pham, Financial Aid Specialist
Miriam Fernandez, Financial Aid Specialist
Stephanie Hess, Financial Aid and Placement Assistant