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Board of Governor's Fee Waiver (BOGW)

BOGW is a state sponsored program which waives enrollment fees for qualifying students.  Health fees are no longer  waived under this program.

2012-2013 Online BOGW Application is Available on eServices

Apply online using the "Apply for BOGW" link on eServices' Student Center page. 
California residents have 4 ways to qualify for a BOGW.  Eligibility determination may take up to five (5) business days.
 
Please note: you may be required to provide benefit or income documentation.  Follow the instructions very carefully.

If your application is incomplete pending review of documentation, contact the financial aid office if your BOGW is not posted after 5 business days.

2011/2012 BOGW covers Summer 2011, Fall 2011 and Spring 2012.  Last day to qualify for a Fall 2011/Spring 2012 waiver is May 18, 2012.
 
2012-2013 BOGW covers Summer 2012 to Spring 2013. 
Waivers awarded through August 13, 2012 will cover Summer, Fall, & Spring terms.  Fee waivers awarded after this date will not be retroactive to prior terms.   Last date to qualify for Fall 2012 waiver is December 15, 2012.  Last date to qualify for Spring 2013 only waiver is May 24, 2013.

**BOGW Fee Waivers Will Not be Retroactive to Prior Semesters/Terms**




Beginning Spring 2013 AB 540 students will be eligible to apply for a BOGW... click on the button above for more information or apply online using the link below.
California Dream Application

Click Here for the paper application                              Click here for the application worksheet

Click here to watch a video about the California Dream Act

Click here for California Dream Act flyer


 

Apply for BOGW online:
You will be directed to Student eServices-- After Signing in, select "Apply for BOGW fee waiver" link under the Financial Aid menu

Method A:

Is for students receiving cash assistance from: TANF/CalWORKs, SSI/SSP, General Assistance.  Proof of benefits dated within the last 60 days must be submitted to verify eligibility. Recipients of BOGW A will have their enrollment & student center  fees waived and may purchase one reduced rate ($20/semester) parking permit. No retroactive reduced fees for permit already purchased prior to receiving BOGW

Method B:


Is for low income students.  It is based on the previous year’s income.  If you do not meet the independent criteria (see BOGW application for criteria), you will use your parents income to qualify. 
Recipients of BOGW B will have their enrollment fees waived and may purchase one reduced rate ($20/semester) parking permit. No retroactive reduced fees for permit already purchased prior to receiving BOGW

 

Method C:


Board of Governor's Fee Waiver (C) eligibility is determined by filing a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application.  Once we receive a valid SAR (Student Aid Report), you will automatically be considered for a BOGW.
Recipients of BOGW C will have their enrollment fees waived and may purchase one reduced rate ($20/semester) parking permit. No retroactive reduced fees for permit already purchased prior to receiving BOGW

 

Special Classifications:

Is for dependent students of qualified Veterans, Congressional Medal of Honor recipients; Victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack; and deceased law enforcement/fire personnel killed in the line of duty.  Proof of eligibility from the appropriate agency is required.   

VERY IMPORTANT! -  It Is Your Responsibility To Contact The Financial Aid Office After 5 Working Days To Check On The Status Of Your BOGW Application

 

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