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:
2016-2017 BOGFW applications for Summer 2016, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017
2016-2017 BOGFW (English)
2016-2017 BOGFW (Spanish)
2017-2018 BOGFW applications for Summer 2017, Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
2017-2018 BOGFW (English)
2017-2018 BOGFW (Spanish)
2017-2018 BOGFW Income Standards
Click here for important information about the BOG Fee Waiver
Loss of BOG Fee Waiver Appeal Form
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), Transportation Fee ($9), and 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.
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.
Dependent V1 Independent V1
Dependent V4 Independent V4
Dependent V5 Independent V5
Dependent V6 Independent V6
Verification of Other Untaxed Income form
V1 Verification Worksheet
V4 Verification Worksheet
V4 Verification Worksheet (use if unable to submit in person)
If you have been asked to provide your and/or your parents’ income tax information, you can transfer information directly from the IRS to your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (IRS DRT), or request a TAX RETURN TRANSCRIPT from the IRS. Financial Aid Offices no longer accept copies of Federal Tax returns (1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, etc.).
Click here for more information about using the IRS DRT, or ordering tax transcripts.
2017-2018 FAFSA will also require the 2015 tax transcripts (or use the IRS DRT).
If certain elements on your FAFSA have changed since you submitted it, you may complete and submit a Special Circumstances form:
2016-2017 Special Circumstances FormsDependent Student Special CircumstancesIndependent Student Special Circumstances 2017-2018 Special Circumstances FormsDependent Student Special CircumstancesIndependent Student Special Circumstances
2016-2017 Special Circumstances Forms
Dependent Student Special Circumstances
Independent Student Special Circumstances
2017-2018 Special Circumstances Forms
Independent Student Special Circumstances
If you stated on your FAFSA that you have dependents other than your children or spouse, you may be asked to complete this form:
2016-2017 Dependents other than children or spouse
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 Spring 2017 workshop dates and information
All students who wish to borrow a Direct Student Loan must complete this application:
2016-2017 Direct Student Loan application2017-2018 Direct Student Loan application will be available in August 2018
2017-2018 Direct Student Loan application will be available in August 2018
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:
2016-2017 Dependency Override Form2017-2018 Dependency Override Form
2017-2018 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:
2016-2017 Unusual Enrollment History Form2017-2018 Unusual Enrollment History Form
2017-2018 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.
2017-2018 Cross Enrollment Form
If you are asked to provide information about you and/or your parents' assets, submit the appropriate form below:
2016-2017 Asset Information FormsDependent Student Asset Information (Student and Parents)Independent Student Asset Information (Student Only)
Dependent Student Asset Information (Student and Parents)
Independent Student Asset Information (Student Only)
2017-2018 Asset Information Forms
Dependent Student Asset Information (Students and Parents)
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:
2016-2017 Eligibility Form (Drug Conviction)2017-2018 Eligibility Form (Drug Conviction)
2017-2018 Eligibility Form (Drug Conviction)