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​Financial Aid

Location: Cravens Student Services Center, 2nd Floor
Hours for April 6 to May 29:
Monday - Thursday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Friday 9:00am to 12:00pm
CLOSED Monday May 25 Memorial Day
Contact: Phone (760) 773-2532, Fax (760) 776-7338
College of the Desert Federal School Code: 001182





The Financial Aid Office's official and ONLY means of communication is COD email. Students please be sure to check your email regularly for the most up to date information regarding Financial Aid.
It is not too late to apply for a BOG Fee Waiver for Spring 2015. If you haven't yet, submit the 2014-2015 FAFSA now at or the CA Dream Act application (AB540 students) at Be sure to submit your 2015-2016 FAFSA or Dream Act to get a BOG for Summer.
Students must activate their HigherOne card at before their Spring Pell Grant payment will be disbursed. Please be sure to activate your Higher One card and choose your preferred refund method.