The California Student Aid Commission is offering Cal Grant Regional Training events statewide in 2020. These one-day trainings are intended for college financial aid administrators. Registration is now open for the events listed below. Please note that additional dates & locations will be listed soon. This year, all Cal Grant Regional Trainings are one day only and will last from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, with doors open at 7:30 AM. Light refreshments will be served each morning. Attendees will be given ample time to go offsite to eat lunch on their own and return.
Friday, February 28 – MTI College - Sacramento, CA
Friday, March 27 – Palo Alto University - Los Altos, CA
**Postponed. Will be re-scheduled
Friday, April 24 – Cypress College - Cypress, CA
Friday, May 15 - San Diego Christian College - Santee, CA
Friday, May 29 - California Baptist University - Riverside, CA
Friday, June 12 – Ventura College -Ventura, CA
Friday, June 26 - L.A. Mission College - Sylmar, CA
Monday, June 15 - UC Berkeley - Berkeley, CA
Friday, July 10 - Asher College - Sacramento CA
Friday, July 31 - Santa Clara University - Santa Clara, CA
Tuesday, August 11 - Pierce College - Woodland Hills, CA
Wednesday, October 28 - Coast Community College District Office - Costa Mesa, CA
Friday, November 6 - University of Redlands - Redlands, CA
These free trainings are designed to assist financial aid administrators who need updated Cal Grant instruction, new program information and help to better navigate the WebGrants system. Topics typically include Cal Grant program updates, institutional eligibility, Cal Grant payments including payment and adjustment codes, program cycles and types, reconciliation and audits, navigating WebGrants, reports and tools, Chafee Grant updates and Middle Class Scholarship. For those who are new to the Cal Grant program, supplemental materials and training videos will be provided prior to each training. Additionally, the Student Aid Commission will continue to offer live webinars on a variety of relevant subjects.
To register: Click the PLUS "+" symbol next to the location that you wish to attend to add yourself as an attendee, then scroll down and click the "Register Now" icon. Simply complete the required information and submit. You will receive an e-mail confirmation with additional information for the event you have selected.
Please note: These trainings are specifically designed for college financial aid administrators and are not intended for high school counselors. High school counselors should plan on attending an Annual Statewide Financial Aid Workshop when they become available.