Submit one of the following applications:
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The Financial Aid Office helps SJCC students apply for and obtain funds from a variety of financial aid programs. Visit our office during open hours or attend workshops held throughout the year as applicable to you. Check with the Financial Aid Office for more details.
Student aid comes in many forms and from many sources. The US Department of Education provides most student aid. Other sources of aid come from the state, the college, and private organizations.
*Subsidized Direct Loans *Unsubsidized Direct Loans *PLUS Loans (Parent Loans)
Chafee Grant (for Foster Youth and Former Foster Youth)
CA College Promise Grant (CCPG)
The CCPG affords the following benefits to qualified students who are California residents, or qualify under AB540:
* Waives your enrollment fees - $46/unit* Discounts your parking permit - $25 per semester* CCPG does not waive the Student Health ($21), Transportation ($11), and Student Activity ($5) fees More information on the CCPG
Per Title 5, section 58621, effective Fall 2016, students shall lose their CA College Promise Grant (formerly called BOG Fee Waiver) eligibility when placed on Academic or Progress Probation or any combination thereof for two consecutive primary semesters. The loss of CCPG eligibility shall remain in effect until the student is no longer on probation or the student has successfully appealed their loss of CCPG. *Foster Youth, as defined in Education Code 66025.9(b), shall not be subject to loss of CCPG under section 58621.More CCPG Fee Waiver details
Students may appeal their loss of CCPG eligibility for the following reasons:
CA College Promise Grant Appeal Form
The Cal Grant GPA Verification Form is available on-line. The next deadline for forms to be submitted to the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) is September 2, 2021 for the 2021-2022 Academic Year and March 2, 2022 for the 2022-2023 Academic Year
NOTE: Students who have completed more than 16 transferable units at SJCC are not required to complete the form. SJCC will electronically send the information to CSAC. Cal Grant recipients, click here for more information about your Cal Grant Award.
Direct Loans are funds borrowed and must be repaid with interest. Funds will come from the US Department of Education. Loans should be used as a last resort to meet educational expenses. Students who wish to borrow:
1. Submit a FAFSA and all requested documents2. Submit the Direct Student Loan Request form (coming soon)3. Submit the Master Promissory Note (MPN) Confirmation4. Submit the Annual Student Loan Acknowledgment
FEDERAL WORK STUDY
Federal Work Study (FWS) allows students to earn money to meet educational expenses while gaining valuable work experience.
1. Jobs are typically available on campus, with some positions available at select off-campus locations.
2. Prior to starting a FWS job, students must:
*Submit a FAFSA
*Demonstrate financial need
*Register for and attend a FWS orientation *Complete all required forms (as explained at orientation)
Scholarships are student aid that does not need to be paid back. Eligibility is generally based on academic excellence, community service, athletic abilities, etc. Information and applications may be found at the following web-sites:
San José City College Scholarships
Students not making Satisfactory Academic Progress will be required to attend a SAP Workshop to submit an appeal.
All students who are interested in participating in the Federal Work Study program, and have not yet done so at SJCC must attend an orientation.
Sign up for a FWS Orientation
Download required FWS forms
Takeo Kubo, Director
1st floor of the Student Center SC-103
Phone: (408) 288-3741
please include your SJCC Student ID number in your email
Federal School Code – 001282
**2021-2022 Financial Aid Disbursement Dates
2021-2022 Financial Aid Information
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