How do I apply for emergency funding to stay in school? How do I get reimbursed for purchasing textbooks?

Are there emergency grants at Cabrillo? How do I get money back for buying books? Can I get money back for buying supplies for my classes?


Answer

Don’t let financial pressures derail your college success! 

There are several programs this semester that offer financial assistance so you can stay in college:

 
  • Textbook Reimbursement Form: Students can apply for this grant if they have purchased textbooks, online subscriptions to course materials, or supplies related to and required for the course. They will be awarded weekly, on a first-come, first-served basis after September 11th, 2023. Details are on the form.
    • IMPORTANT NOTE: To qualify for this grant, students cannot be receiving any other assistance from Cabrillo for textbooks. This includes grants from the Accessibility Support Center and other aid.
  • Emergency Financial Assistance Grants Available for FAFSA-eligible Students
    One-time financial support students who have faced financial hardship as a result of the pandemic. Funds can be use to pay for books, supplies, technology, or other needs that will help students be successful in school. Details on who is eligible are included in the Application.  For questions contact Tootie Olsen in Financial Aid at toolsen@cabrillo.edu.
  • Emergency Supplemental Financial Assistance Grants Available for AB540 / California Dream Act-Eligible Students
    Financial support for low-income students to assist with emergency needs.  Details on who is eligible are included in the Application.  For questions contact Tootie Olsen in Financial Aid at toolsen@cabrillo.edu.
  • Emergency Grants available through the Cabrillo College Foundation
  • One time emergency grants to help students stay in school.  To apply contact the Library WES Advisor Michelle Morton at mimorton@cabrillo.edu with the subject line "Emergency Foundation Grant." 

Note: Emergency grants may effect your overall financial aid package. Be sure to consult with the Cabrillo Financial Aid office if you have questions:  financial.aid@cabrillo.edu. 

  • Last Updated Sep 07, 2023
  • Views 62
  • Answered By Danielle Noble

FAQ Actions

Was this helpful? 0 0

Ask A Librarian

Your Question
Your Info
Fields marked with * are required.