Opportunities fly out window for students

pportunities have been flying out the window for some huskies since they haven’t been checking school emails for grants and available resources. Vice President of Student Services, Julie Benavides said that students have not been checking their school emails and awards are going unclaimed.

December 11, 2020

FAFSA aids transfer student success through grants and scholarships

By Cristal Gomez East Los Angeles College financial aid office hosted Financial Aid Transfer Workshop for students planning to transfer or will be this upcoming school year. Twice a year, the financial aid office brings a representative from the California State University of Los Angeles and University of California Los Angeles to explain how financial aid works at both institutions. Daniel Mejia and Jonathan Choy from CSULA gave a presentation…

May 23, 2018

OPINION: Late financial aid causes troubles for students

March 14, 2018

By Gustavo Buenrostro The spring semester is more than a month in and students still have not received their financial aid.  That is not okay. Many students are going to the Financial Aid Office to figure out why they haven’t received any money yet.  What the office tells students is that they don’t  know when they will receive their financial aid. The best they can do is tell students whether…


Financial Aid office provides students advice

By Christina Horta Students were given financial aid information at the town hall meeting on Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. in front of the E3 building. The event was able to provide different types of financial aid sources available. Several financial aid assistants from the Financial Aid Office were present to answer questions recording the application process and more. Handouts with basic information about financial aid was provided. Jose…

March 22, 2017

Students fail to apply for financial aid

By Evanee Taylor The Financial Aid Department has no problem funding students who need extra help to get through the school year. However, many students miss out on this opportunity. Students are missing out on the free funds primarily due to not applying for FASFA on time or at all. According to the financial aid office, many students fail to apply for FASFA, missing out on an opportunity to receive…

May 21, 2015

Financial aid town hall meeting informs students

By Karen Gonzalez The Dream Act program, specifically for nonresidential AB 540 students, will commence in 2013. This program is for students who are either documented or undocumented nonresidents that have attended a high school for at least three years or students who have earned their GED and are of legal immigration status. If the student does not have a legal immigration status, then they are required to fill out…

November 26, 2012