Financial Aid Forms

All verification forms are electronic! Refer to InsideBC for any required documentation. Learn more about our easy and paperless verification process.

If requested, complete the fillable PDF forms and submit to the financial aid office. All documents must be physically signed and dated. Submit completed documents by email from your BC student email.

Book Advance Form

Book Advance Applications for Summer 2024 will be open May 3, 2024 and close June 30, 2024.  Begin the Book Advance request form!

Book Advances are granted for educational expenses only to qualifying students during the first few weeks of the semester. Only one Book Advance application will be accepted during the semester.  Book Advances will be deducted from your Pell grant disbursement or repaid by the student.

California College Promise Grant Applications (BOG/Fee Waiver)

To be considered for the CA College Promise Grant, complete the FAFSA or DREAM Act online through the following links:

By completing the application, you could be eligible for additional grants.

Chromebook/Electronic Equipment Advance Application

Please complete the Chromebook/Electronic Equipment Advance Application to borrow a Chromebook or laptop (based on availability) for the semester. The application needs to be submitted each semester for the request and it is based on a first-come first served basis, while supplies last.

Faculty & Staff: Financial Aid Presentations

Presentation Request Form

Scholarship Applications

For information on scholarship applications, see BC Scholarships.

Terms & Progress Form

Terms of Agreement and Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy

Contact Financial Aid

We are here to help you.
  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed
  • Don't Forget Your Photo ID!
Online via Zoom
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00AM - 11:45 AM
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed
  • BC ID number required
  • All responses via your BC Assigned email
  • Response time within 24-48 working hours of receipt

Federal School Code: 001118

Phone: (661) 395-4428 | Fax: (661) 395-4688 | Email:

Bakersfield College
Office of Financial Aid
1801 Panorama Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93305