To apply for Financial Aid you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Once we receive your FAFSA information, we will send you an e-mail requesting additional documents to complete your file.
If you wish to submit the BOG Fee Wavier only:
2015-2016 BOGFW applications for Summer 2015, Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
2015-2016 BOGFW (English)
2015-2016 BOGFW (Spanish)
California Dream Act Application
Note: the BOG Fee Wavier waives the $46/unit enrollment fee and provides a discount for Parking Permits. All other fees and expenses are the student's responsibility, namely the Student Health Fee ($19), Student Activity Fee ($5), text-books and any class material fees. The BOG Fee Waiver does not apply to International and non-CA Resident students.
Submit if requested
Required for students who are selected, to verify certain data elements of the FAFSA. The “missing documents” e-mail from the Financial Aid Office will state which Verification Worksheet, if any, needs to be submitted, as well as supporting documentation. The completed form along with relevant income information must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office. Submit only the Verification Worksheet that is being requested on your missing documents e-mail.
If you have been asked to provide your and/or your parents’ income tax information, be sure to request a TAX RETURN TRANSCRIPT from the IRS. The Financial Aid Office is no longer allowed to accept copies of Federal Tax returns (1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, etc.). Click here for more information about ordering tax transcripts.
If certain elements on your FAFSA have changed since you submitted it, you may complete and submit a Special Circumstances form:
2015-2016 Special Circumstances Forms
If you are on denied status as a result of not meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress standards, you appeal to have your Financial Aid reinstated using this form:
If you are on denied status due to not meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress standards, you will be required to attend a mandatory SAP Workshop in order to submit an appeal.
CLICK HERE for Summer and Fall 2015 SAP Workshop dates and information
All students who wish to borrow a Direct Student Loan must complete this application:
Click here for 2015-2016 Direct Student Loan application
If you are considered dependent per Federal Regulations, and believe that you should be considered independent based on extenuating circumstances, you may submit the Dependency Override form to the Financial Aid Office as a request to change your status from dependent to independent:
2015-2016 Dependency Override Form
If you have attended multiple colleges/universities within the past three academic years, you may be required to submit the Unusual Enrollment History form:
2015-2016 Unusual Enrollment History Form
If you are attending anther college(s) at the same time you are attending SJCC - this form will help to determine where you will receive your financial aid. Keep in mind that you may only receive Federal Aid funds from one college/university during any given term/semester.
If you are asked to provide information about you and/or your parents' assets, submit the appropriate form below:
2015-2016 Asset Information FormsDependent Student Asset Information (Student and Parents)Independent Student Asset Information (Student Only)
If you are male and did not register with Selective Service between the ages of 18 and 26 years old, you may need to submit one of the following:
Selective Service QuestionnaireSelective Service Form, Pre-1960
If you have been convicted of possessing or selling illegal drugs while receiving Federal Student Aid, you may be required to complete and submit the following form:
2014-2015 Eligibility Form (drug conviction)