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Eligible Academic Majors for Federal Financial Aid

To receive financial aid (Federal Pell Grant, FSEOG, Cal Grant, Federal Work Study and Federal Student Loans) you must declare an eligible program of study with the Admissions Office. 

Eligible programs are:

  • Associate in Arts (AA)
  • Associate in Science (AS)
  • Certificate of Achievement (CA) if the program can lead towards Gainful Employment (note: refer to Palomar College link: http://www2.palomar.edu/gainfulemployment/

 

If you are transferring to a 4 year university the following academic transfer program majors are eligible for federal financial aid.

  • Associate in Arts (AA.U)
  • Associate in Science (AA.X)
  • Associate in Arts in University Studies

 

The following programs are NOT eligible for federal financial aid

  • Undecided
  • Certificate of Proficiency
  • Transfer majors ending in “.T”  (example: Psychology.T)
  • Certificates of Achievement in University Studies:
    • US-CSUGE
    • US-ICSU
    • US-ICSUC
    • US-IUC 

You can submit a major change request form: Major Change Form

 If you have any questions, please stop by the financial aid office or send an email to finaid@palomar.edu

Last modified on March 17, 2022

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Financial Aid Add/Drop Deadline (Freeze Dates)
Class schedule must be finalized
(Including Late Start classes) by:

Fall 2021: September 7, 2021
Spring 2022: February 14, 2022
Summer 2022: July 5, 2022

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