Important News for Spring Quarter

Centralia College begins spring quarter on April 5. Important information for students is included below.

Students Awarded Spring Financial Aid

To check the status of your financial aid for spring, login to the financial aid portal.  Your username is your Social Security Number and your password is your date of birth (MMDDYY).  Also included in the portal is information about documents that may be missing.

Tuition and Balance Checks

Due to the conversion to the new ctcLink system, processing delays can be expected. If you are receiving financial aid, including outside scholarships, these funds will not be applied to your customer account until Tuesday, March 30. Financial Aid balance checks will be mailed to students starting April 2. Please verify that your address is up to date with both Enrollment Services and Financial Aid. Balance checks will be mailed weekly during spring quarter.

Contact the Financial Aid Office immediately via email at if you drop any of your classes and your enrollment status changes (see below):

Financial Aid Enrollment Status

Full Time 3/4 Time 1/2 Time <1/2 Time
12+ Credits 9-11 Credits 6-8 Credits 5 or Fewer Credits


Please note: Not all spring financial aid has been processed so we want to encourage you to check the financial aid portal to check the status of your award.  We also are working with the cashier’s office to hold classes for those students who have applied and appear to be eligible for financial aid.  

Books for BFET, WorkFirst, Worker Retraining, and Opportunity Grant

Book accounts for BFET, WorkFirst, Worker Retraining, and Opportunity Grant will be available April 1-21. Please note all purchases must be in-store only. Web orders for these programs will not be excepted.


If you need to appeal for financial aid reinstatement based on your winter quarter grades, the deadline is Tuesday, March 30, at 4 p.m. If you failed to meet satisfactory academic standards for financial aid, we will call and email you regarding cancellation status. It is important that you return that call asap. There is no extension to the appeal deadline. Download an appeal form (pdf). Please contact our office immediately via email at with any questions.

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 students.
  • If you have questions, email Our goal is to respond within 24 hours Monday-Friday.
  • Email is the best way to get a hold of us.

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


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