Award Process & Information
After submitting your FAFSA, the U.S. Department of Education processes it and sends it to SJCC electronically. When the Financial Aid Office (FAO) receives your information (usually about 2 weeks processing time) the following will occur:
FAO will e-mail you requesting documents to complete your fileEligibility for the BOGFW is determined immediatelyOnce you submit the requested documents, FAO will review your file and documents *Additional documents may be requested by FAO for clarification Your financial need and eligibility for various types of aid will be determined. Award information will be posted on MyWeb. *The amounts stated reflect your eligibility at full-time enrollment. * If you register less than full-time, your aid will be adjusted to reflect your enrollment status.Financial Aid funds are disbursed starting the week before classes begin each semester. If your file is completed and awarded after that, your funds will be disbursed 2-3 weeks after your file is complete.