Financial Aid Scholarship



Financial Aid Office hours:


Mon-Thu: 8:30am-5:30pm

Online via Zoom

Mon, Wed, Thu: 12pm-2pm & 4pm-6pm

Tue: 12pm-2pm & 3pm-5pm

Friday 9am-1pm

Zoom ID: 392 127 1692

Financial Aid can help pay for tuition, fees, books, and other expenses!!

Submit one of the following applications:

Free Application for Federal Student Aid - FAFSA


California Dream Act Application - CADAA

(for undocumented students who qualify as AB540 / Dreamers)

Visit for more information.


CA College Promise Grant - CCPG

Use your CCC Apply username and password to log in and apply

Submit the 2021-2022 FAFSA or CADAA for the following:

Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022

Submit the 2022-2023 FAFSA or CADAA for the following:

Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Summer 2023

​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.

Browse these videos for information about applications, processes, types of aid available, and more:

Financial Aid TV: FATV

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.  

Types of Federal Financial Aid

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
  • Federal Work Study (FWS)
  • William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (Direct Loans)

                   *Subsidized Direct Loans
                   *Unsubsidized Direct Loans
                   *PLUS Loans (Parent Loans)

Types of State Aid

  • California College Promise Grant (CCPG)
  • Cal Grant
  • Student Success Completion Grant
  • Chafee Grant (for Foster Youth and Former Foster Youth)

Learn more about California Community College Financial Aid at:

I Can Go To College

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
To apply for the CCPG: Submit a FAFSA (preferred), OR California Dream Act Application (for students who qualify as AB540) OR a CCPG application

(Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022)
Submit your 2021-2022 CCPG application electronically. You will need to log-in using your CCC Apply username and password.

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:

  • Extenuating Circumstances: Verified cases of accidents, illnesses, or other circumstances beyond the student's control
  • Students with disabilities who applied for, but didn't receive an accommodation in a timely manner
  • Significant academic improvement.
  • Changes to their economic situation.
  • Evidence student was unable to obtain essential support services
  • Special consideration of factors for EOPS, DSPS, CalWORKs and Veteran students

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 (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


*Scholarship Experts



Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Workshop

Students not making Satisfactory Academic Progress will be required to attend a SAP Workshop to submit an appeal.

 Click here for appeal instructions including the online, SAP Workshop

Financial Aid Workshops

 Click here for FAFSA workshops and Financial Aid lab hours

Click on the link below for help with the FAFSA

2021-2022 FAFSA

2022-2023 FAFSA

Click here for Cash4College Webinar Workshops


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



​Contact Us

Takeo Director, Financial Aid Director 

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

Financial Aid Brochure

Updated 02/02/2022

Financial Aid Flyer

Updated 01/21/2022

Financial Aid Updates:


September 2021

November 2021

Important Resources

Federal School Code – 001282

**2021-2022 Financial Aid Disbursement Dates

2021-2022 Financial Aid Information


Financial Aid TV: FATV - Watch short videos about financial aid


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