Financial Aid

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! In-person & Online


Apply for Aid

Begin your application for financial aid.


Get the information for disbursements

Fee Waiver and Forms

Fee waivers and forms for financial aid.


Frequently asked questions

QRCode for Financial Aid Presentation Request

Scan the QR Code above to request a financial aid presentation, or click here. 

Financial Aid Hours

Monday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

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 – Friday 9am-1pm

All virtual Financial Aid Office hours can be accessed here:

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.


Our Contacts

Dave Nguyen, Interim Director of Financial Aid

Jackie Vo, Financial Aid Officer

Jiayu He, Financial Aid Specialist

Miriam Fernandez, Financial Aid Specialist

Stephanie Grigg, Financial Aid Specialist

College of Alameda Dental Assisting Program

• College of Alameda offers a Dental Assisting Program that may require students to take the California License Exam.

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Dental Board of CA


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