Disbursement Information

2023-2024 Financial Aid Disbursement Date

 Fall 2021 Disbursement Dates:

  • August 17, 2023  (First disbursement: 25% Pell)
  • August 24, 2023 (Second disbursement: 25% Pell)
  • October 12, 2023 (Third disbursement: 50% Pell)

Spring 2022 Disbursement Dates:

  • January 18, 2023 (First disbursement: 25% Pell)
  • January 25, 2023 (Second disbursement: 25% Pell)
  • March 14, 2023 (Third disbursement: 50% Pell)

Summer 2022 Disbursement Date:

  • June 13, 2023 (First disbursement: 50% Pell)
  • June 20, 2023 (Second disbursement: 50% Pell)

Note:  Financial Aid disbursements are distributed on a weekly basis throughout the semester for those students whose file was reviewed and processed after the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd   major disbursements dates.

How to receive Financial Aid disbursements

  • You must complete FAFSA application, be enrolled at a Peralta College(s), and have a valid mailing address to receive information about BankMobile Disbursements.
  • NOTE: Keep your address up-to-date on your Peralta Passport account, or it may delay you to receive information about BankMobile Disbursements.


How do I know when my financial aid has been disbursed?

  • Once your file is complete and processed, you will receive an award letter via email stating what types of financial aid (FA) you are eligible for. You will also be able to view your passport account for updated financial aid award information.
  • You will receive an email from BankMobile Disbursements and/or BCC Financial Aid office once your FA payment is disbursed through your selected refund preference with BankMobile Disbursements. Berkeley City College delivers your refund with BankMobile Disbursements, a technology solution, powered by BMTX, Inc. For more information, visit this link: https://bankmobiledisbursements.com/refundchoices/.
  • To view our third-party servicer contract for refund management, click here.

Contact the Financial Aid Office if:

  • If you have not received your instructions on how to select your refund preference by mail or email from BankMobile Disbursements.
  • If you do not receive an award letter or an email from the financial aid office 5-8 weeks after you submitted your paperwork.