Community college students who are California residents and who miss the March 2 deadline can apply by September 2 to receive consideration for competitive Cal Grant
awards. Students completing the Dream Act Application must apply by March 2 in order to receive Cal Grant
consideration. But it is important to point out that students can apply year-round for the Board of Governors Fee Waiver
Full-time attendance is 12 units per term. However, to earn a college degree in four years, you will need to take more than 12 units per term. Students should talk to their college counselor to set up an education plan. Your education plan is your path to completing your degree program and outlines the classes you need to take to meet your educational goal.