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Summer Pell

Students are eligible to receive a maximum of 1 full time Federal Pell Grant Award in any award year. If you have received Federal Pell Grant funding in both the Fall and Spring semester for 12 or more units each semester, or for Summer semester at another college that was paid out of the same academic award year,  it is likely you have exhausted your annual eligibility and will be ineligible to receive Federal Pell Grant funding in Summer.  

Summer Financial Aid

Check your Financial Aid status online at MC4ME

Did you know that financial aid may be available during the summer term? If you are planning to attend Summer Session 2014 and would like to be considered for summer aid, complete the 2013-2014 FAFSA and subsequently all Merced College financial aid paperwork and submit your financial aid packet in person to the Financial Aid Office by Wednesday, June 5, 2014. If you are have questions, contact the Financial Aid Office.

Eligibility For Summer 2014

·         2013-2014 financial aid packets must be completed and submitted along with information regarding other schools attended during 2013-2014 to the Financial Aid Office by Wednesday, June 5, 2014.

·         Summer 2014 is the last term of our 2013-2014 academic year. Funding is not guaranteed.

·         The number of summer units will impact your aid eligibility.

·         The actual cost of attendance (fees, books, etc.) will be used to determine eligibility.

·         Failure to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements for financial aid recipients will impact summer eligibility.

Awarding of Aid for Summer 2014

·         To view summer financial aid awards, please visit your student portal at MC4ME.

·         Students must be enrolled in classes no later than Wednesday, June 5, 2014, in order to have those units paid in the summer disbursement.

·         Federal Work Study and CalGrant will not be offered in the summer.  

·         Summer Pell Grant is any amount of remaining eligibility from the current school year 2013-2014 and is prorated by enrollment status.

·         Financial Aid for classes added after June 5, 2014 will be contingent on students completing the course. We will review grades at the end of the summer semester and, if you did not meet the requirements of our Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy, you will not be paid additional funds for the summer term.  


* Failure to attend and document attendance may result in repayment*