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.
2018-2019 CaCPG applications for Summer 2018, Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
2018-2019 CaCPG (English)
2018-2019 CaCPG (Spanish)
2018-2019 CaCPG 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 ($20), Transportation Fee ($11), 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 information” 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 information e-mail.
V1 Verification Worksheet
V4 Verification Worksheet
V4 Verification Worksheet (use if unable to submit in person)
2018-2019 Verification Forms
V1 Dependent Student Verification Worksheet V1 Independent Student Verification Worksheet
If you have been asked to provide income tax information, you can get most of the information from the IRS website: https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript
If you are able to Get Transcript Online, you will be able to print your Tax Return Transcript, Wage and Income Transcript, and/or Verification of Non-filing Letter.
If you are unable to register with the IRS, you may be able to get your Tax Return Transcript by mail using Get Transcript by Mail.
If you are unable to request a transcript online or by mail or if you need a wage transcript or verification of non-filing, you can complete and submit a Form 4506-T to the IRS: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4506t.pdf
Individuals who are unable to obtain an IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter
If your parent(s), dependent student, or your spouse, independent student, is unable to obtain an IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter because they do not have a Social Security Number, an Employee Identification Number, or a Taxpayer Identification Number, they must submit the following to the Financial Aid Office:
A signed and dated statement:
Note: Individuals who submit W-2s that total the gross income that equals or exceeds the IRS tax filing threshold must request a Social Security Number, an Individual Tax Identification Number, and/or an Employer Identification Number and file an income tax return before the student is eligible to receive federal student aid.
2017-2018 FAFSA requires the 2015 tax transcripts
2018-2019 FAFSA requires the 2016 tax transcripts
Effective for the 2017-2018 academic year, the FAFSA will be using the prior-prior year tax/income information (i.e. the 2018-2019 FAFSA will use the 2016 tax/income information)
If certain elements on your FAFSA have changed since you submitted it, you may complete and submit a Special Circumstances form:
2017-2018 Special Circumstances FormsDependent Student Special CircumstancesIndependent Student Special Circumstances 2018-2019 Special Circumstances FormsDependent Student Special CircumstancesIndependent Student Special Circumstances
2017-2018 Special Circumstances Forms
Dependent Student Special Circumstances
Independent Student Special Circumstances
2018-2019 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:
2018-2019 SAP Appeal 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.
Workshop dates for Summer and Fall 2018
All students who wish to borrow a Direct Student Loan must complete this application:
2018-2019 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:
2017-2018 Dependency Override Form2018-2019 Dependency Review Form
2017-2018 Dependency Override Form
2018-2019 Dependency Review 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:
2017-2018 Unusual Enrollment History Form2018-2019 Unusual Enrollment History Form
2017-2018 Unusual Enrollment History Form
2018-2019 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
2018-2019 Cross Enrollment Form
If you are asked to provide information about you and/or your parents' assets, submit the appropriate form below:
2017-2018 Asset Information Forms
Dependent Student Asset Information (Students and Parents)
Independent Student Asset Information (Student Only)
2018-2019 Asset Information Forms
Dependent Student Asset Information (Student 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:
2017-2018 Eligibility Form (Drug Conviction)2018-2019 Eligibility Form (Drug Conviction)
2017-2018 Eligibility Form (Drug Conviction)
2018-2019 Eligibility Form (Drug Conviction)