Student Financial Services Notice Regarding COVID-19

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CalFresh Sign Up Workshop 9/30 at 5:15 p.m.

Depending on your household size and income, and which county you reside in, you may be eligible to receive up to $194 per month through the CalFresh program. This program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores. Applying for the program is easy and takes only about 10 minutes at MyBenefitsCalWin.

We want to extend you an invitation to a Pre-CalFresh Application Workshop, Thursday, September 30, between 5:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. Register for this event, which will be hosted on Zoom.

Staff from both the Student Financial Services office and the Student Success Center will be available to provide information on the CalFresh program as well as on-the-spot assistance with the online application.  

If you are unable to make it to the Pre-Calfresh Workshop, the Student Financial Servcies office will be having drop-in advising for CalFresh applications every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. through the Student Financial Services Virtual Front Desk.

UPDATE: Final Pause of Interest Rate and Payments for Federal Direct Loans, Dream Loans, HRSA Health Profession Loans, & University Loans until January 31, 2022

President Biden has directed the acting Secretary of Education to extend the Final pause on student federal loan payments and to keep interest at 0% through January 31, 2022. For borrowers in repayment, payments are not required during this period. Suspended payments will continue to count toward forgiveness programs.

Dream Loans and University Loans have also received an extension to repayment and interest accrual.

HRSA loans including Health Professions Loans, Nursing Loans, and Loans for Disadvantaged Students have received an extension as well for interest accrual and the opportunity for administrative forbearance.

For updates please view the Department of Education’s Press Release and StudentAid.Gov.

HRSA’s announcement can be found here