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Apply for Financial Aid: Fill Out a FAFSA

To receive financial aid, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application is free.

Fill Out the FAFSA


You can get an estimate of your federal financial aid eligibility using FAFSA4caster. This tool can help you understand your options for paying for college.

To Complete the FAFSA, You will Need the Following:

  • Sierra College’s school code: 001290
  • Your social security number
  • Your federal income tax returns, W-2s and other records of money earned (or your parent's)
  • An FSA ID to sign electronically


If you are a non-resident of the U.S., you may be eligible for Financial Aid through the California Dream Act.

Video Tutorial

Seven Easy Steps to complete the FAFSA

Getting Your Results

After you complete the FAFSA, you will get your results in about 7 to 10 business days. Your financial aid information will be in your mySierra student account under the Financial Aid link.

Need Help?

Taking classes at Roseville Center, Tahoe-Truckee or any off-campus location? Contact Financial Aid at the Rocklin Campus or Nevada County Campus for help.

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