Hours & Services

All Merced College facilities are closed until further notice. Student services are available remotely.


The mission of the Merced College Financial Aid Office is to assist in the recruitment and retention of students by providing financial resource information and access to funding.

FAFSA/CADAA Assistance

Get help completing your FAFSA or CADAA application by scheduling an appointment here

Our Goals

  • Provide quality customer service from a knowledgeable and professional staff.
  • Work collaboratively with our campus community to better serve our diverse student population.
  • Award financial aid in an equitable, consistent and timely manner adhering to federal, state and college regulations.
  • Empower students to reach their potential in a supportive and positive environment.

Financial Aid Handbook

Cover of Financial Aid HandbookDownload our handbook (pdf) for step-by-step information on applying for financial aid. Don't assume that you don't qualify ... Apply!




To protect students' privacy and be in compliance witht he Family Educational Rights and Privay Act (FERPA), the Merced College Financial Aid Office will only release information to the student that has applied for financial aid, regardless if parent information was provided on the FAFSA.