Resources

Fast Web’s Quick Reference Guide to Evaluating Financial Aid Award Letters will help you better understand your Financial Aid Award Letter, financial aid terminology, the different costs associated with going to college and provide other resources and questions to help you make informed decisions about your education.

Adult Basic Education Grants

Do you want to earn your high school diploma, obtain your GED and/or learn English? Now is the time! Fees are minimal and scholarships are available through various programs in the Coachella Valley.

Click here for detailed information about the Adult Basic Education Program, the various locations it is offered, time commitments and schedules.

We encourage you to contact College of the Desert’s Adult Basic Education Non-Credit Department with questions about the study programs. Desert Scholarship Foundation does not administer any classes.

All classes are offered through:
College of the Desert’s Adult Basic Education Non-Credit Department
Phone: (760) 773-2559 or (760) 776-7248
Office hours: Monday -Thursday, 8:00 a.m.—4:30 p.m. 
Office Location: Admissions & Records Front Counter
2nd floor Cravens Student Services Building
Collage of the Desert, Palm Desert Campus off
(Monterey Avenue and Fred Waring Drive)