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Financial Aid

Workshops and Events

Fall 2022 Foothill "Owl Financial Literacy" Workshop Series 2.0

Join us for our second workshop series that is part of the Foothill “Owl Financial Literacy” Initiative! You will learn valuable information about important financial concepts that can lead to financial well-being and establishing a healthy foundation to your relationship with money. 

TOPICS & WHAT TO EXPECT

Budgeting 101  


Friday, October 7 | Watch Recording
Join us for the opening workshop in our series to learn about budgeting and how to create your own financial plan! 


Basics of Banking & Interest 


Friday, October 21 | Watch Recording | Download Bank & Interest Terms Reference Guide
Are you confused by terms used in the banking environment, including “interest”? Worry no more & join us to learn more about banking terms, and find out the answer to the important question: Is interest your friend or enemy? 


Credit Cards & Credit Score 


Friday, November 4 | Watch Recording | Download Credit Cards Terms Refererance Guide
Do you have a credit card, or are you thinking about getting one? Are you wondering why credit score is so important? Wonder no more! Learn about how to stay on top of credit cards and credit score! 


Taxes & Retirement 

Friday, November 18 | Watch Recording
Do tax terms confuse you? Does retirement look like a distant dream? It does not need to be! Join our workshop and learn about common tax terms & concepts as well as how to plan for your retirement. Spoiler Alert: It’s never too early to start thinking about retirement! 



Wealth Building 101 

Note: This session will be on campus, in person — Please join us!


Friday, December 2 | Toyon Room (2020)  at 11 a.m.-NOON

Yes, you read correctly! Join our very first in-person workshop, enjoy delicious food & learn about different investment options, how to select the “right” option for you as well as how to manage risk!

Please RSVP to Attend


FAFSA & CA Dream Act Workshops

The Financial Aid Office is working on organizing more FAFSA & CA Dream Act workshops. In the meantime, if you need one-on-one assistance with completing a FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application please visit our Contact Us page and make an appointment by following the steps outlined below:

To make an appointment, please follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Visit Financial Aid Contact Us
  2. Click on the “Schedule an Appointment” red button  
  3. Enter CWID and Date of Birth
  4. Click on “Make an Appointment” 
  5. From the Reason Selection page scroll down and select “Application Completion Assistance” 
  6. You will then be presented with a list of FA Staff members who can assist FAFSA completion. Select each staff member to see their availability 
  7. Once you find a date/time that works, select that appointment 
  8. You will then be taken to a “Appointment Confirmation” page where you will be asked to enter a phone number and your email address, enter the information 
  9. Click “Continue”  
  10. You will then receive a confirmation email with zoom information for the appointment. 

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  • Monday Themes - You can learn more about financial aid programs, important dates and deadlines, and much more.
  • Q&A Thursday (10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.) - Ask us anything about financial aid. Answers are given in REAL TIME & the next day.

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September 2022 INSTAGRAM HAPPENINGS

 

 Week One

8/299/4 

Learn about:

NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY! 

 Learn more about an amazing scholarship opportunity, The Sallie Mae Fund’s Completing the Dream Scholarship Program! Don’t hesitate & apply TODAY! 

10 a.m.- 3p.m.

Week Two  

9/59/11 

Learn about: 

OFFICE CLOSED

In observance of the Labor Day Holiday

 

10 a.m.- 3p.m.

Week Three

9/129/18 

Learn about:

Student Forms Verification 

 Were you selected for an additional verification? Don’t know what to do? Then, today’s post is for you! Learn more about the verification process! 

10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

 Week Four
9/19 9/25 

Learn about:

Constitution Post 

September 17th is Constitution Day! Learn about 10 fast facts on the Constitution! 

10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Week Five

9/26 – 10/2 

Learn about:

First Day of Fall 2022 Quarter 

The first drop for non-payment is scheduled for this Wednesday! Learn more about what will happen on that day, what is it, and who is exempt! 

10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

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Financial Aid Office

650.949.7245


fhfinancialaidoffice@fhda.edu


Building 8100, Room 8101

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