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Fall in Love with Foothill • March 9

You are invited to become more aware of Financial Aid, on-campus resources, and get assistance in completing your Financial Aid Applications on Saturday, March 9, 2024 from 10 am–2 pm

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Enjoy a day of informative activities including exploring scholarships, beginning your journey in financial literacy, financial aid opportunities and grants, learning about additional on-campus resources, along with music and food!

Immerse yourself in engaging workshops and informative presentations for crucial insights into financial and financial aid literacy, including how to complete the FAFSA or CA Dream Application for financial aid.

We are thrilled to meet you and be a part of your success as you navigate your education


Fall 2023 Foothill "Owl Financial Literacy" Workshop Series 2.0

We are planning workshops for Fall 2023. Please register for dates listed below.  You can also watch Zoom recordings from past financial aid literacy workshops.


  • See workshop descriptions and dates below.
  • Then RSVP for one or multiple virtual workshops and/or watch the recording for those workshops already completed!
College Financing 101

Wednesday, October 11 at 5-6 p.m. via Zoom
A checking account is a foundational personal finance tool—when used correctly. Learn the ins and outs of managing an account, such as keeping track of checks, monitoring statements, and account balancing.

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Personal Finance for College Students

Friday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. via Zoom
College education is a prime time for young adults to learn about finances and plan for their future. Attendees will learn about credit (how to use it wisely), tools to develop a positive credit history and score, create and manage their own budget, ways to track spending and options for student loan repayment.

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2022 Workshop Zoom Recordings 

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. 

Budgeting 101  

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 

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 

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 

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! 

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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