Important News for Summer Quarter

Centralia College began quarter on July 6. Important information for students is included below.

Update for July 19 - Summer Aid Checks Delayed

Due to the ongoing system transition to ctcLink, Financial Aid balance checks are delayed for summer quarter.

  • The college anticipates small batches of balance checks (25-30 at a time) will start being issued the week of July 19.
  • Checks will be mailed as soon as they are generated.
  • The majority of checks will be issued by Friday, Aug 6.  
  • You can continue to attend classes while financial aid is being processed.
  • You will NOT be dropped from classes for non-payment.  


  1. Login to ctcLink to view your To-Do List AND verify your Check Address. Checks will be mailed to the Check Address on file in ctcLink.
  2. To verify your Check Address, go to Student Homepage > Click Profile > click Addresses. Make sure your  Mailing Address and your Check Address are the same.
  3. You may need to purchase books and supplies before your check arrives. You can check your eligibility for assistance through Workforce Funding.
  4. If your Check Address is correct and your Financial Aid balance check does not arrive by Friday, July 30, notify the Financial Aid office by calling 360-623-8975 or emailing

Centralia College is committed to assisting students with financial aid needs and we are looking forward to getting balance checks disbursed as soon as possible.

If you have other concerns or questions about your educational expenses, please reach out and let us know. We are here to help!

Financial Aid Office Information

Due to current social distancing protocols, the financial aid office has changed how we serve students. 

  • Our offices are closed to in-person visits until further notice.
  • If you have questions, please email Our goal is to respond within 24 hours Monday-Friday.
  • Email is the best way to reach us.

The Financial Aid Office appreciates all of your patience and understanding as we navigate these changes.


Summer Hours
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday
8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday
Closed Friday
360-330-7105 fax