The Financial Aid Office provides counseling and assistance to students who do not have the necessary financial resources to accomplish their educational objectives.

Changes due to COVID-19

The Financial Aid Office is open to serve students and families by telephone and email only. Please call (360) 867-6205 or email

Spring, Summer, and Fall 2020 financial aid will be disbursed on schedule.

The college has received money from the federal government to assist students who have experienced financial disruption due to the pandemic. Students who have filed a FAFSA will be automatically eligible for grants of $500–750, disbursed beginning April 27. See more details about CARES Act funding.

The College has small emergency grants and short-term loans available to help students through emergency situations. The rule limiting students to one emergency grant or loan per academic year has been lifted for spring quarter.

If you are unable to work at your work study job, you may be able to have your award converted to a grant. We are also actively working to match students with jobs that can be done in compliance with COVID-19 restrictions. Contact the Student Employment Office at for assistance. See Student Employment and COVID-19 for more information about work-study.

If you’re having financial difficulty in spring quarter, contact the Financial Aid Office right away. If you or your family has lost income, you may be eligible for additional aid. Email your concerns and questions to

How to get financial aid

New students: apply for financial aid at the same time that you apply for admission.

  1. Know what aid is available

    Learn more about the types of aid that you may be eligible to receive while attending Evergreen:

    You may also find tax credits helpful in affording your education.

  2. Complete the FAFSA or WASFA immediately after October 1st

    Complete the FAFSA or WASFA every year as soon as possible for the following academic year. You need to fill out the FAFSA or WASFA to be eligible for grants, loans, or work study.

    Evergreen’s Title IV code number is 008155.

  3. Apply before February 1st

    • New students—Apply for admission; you will apply for financial aid at the same time.

    • All studentsApply for scholarships. Scholarships are a great way to pay for school. Separate applications are required for scholarships. Most applications are due in January and February for the following year.

    • Submit your FAFSA at least 3–5 business days before the priority deadline of February 1 to allow for processing by the Department of Education.

  4. Extra steps for graduate students

    You must complete some additional financial aid steps.

  5. Sit tight

    Once we receive your FAFSA, we will review your information and determine eligibility. We will notify you if any additional information is required.

  6. Accept your financial aid

    We will notify you by email once you have an award. We will send you instructions on how to accept your financial aid.

The Financial Aid staff will make every effort to help you through the Financial Aid process.