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New regulation changes affecting student eligibility for federal student aid: Financial Aid Regulations


Board of Governors Fee Wavier

For the 2011-2012 school year, and beyond, students who wish to apply for the California Board of Governors Fee Waiver must fill out the appropriate year(s) FAFSA to determine eligibility.  You can apply online at www.fafsa.gov.  If you need assistance completing this application, help is available in the FAFSA lab (Lesher 3rd floor room 326).

 Paper applications will only be accepted under the following circumstances:

         Domestic Partnership:  If you are in a Registered Domestic Partnership you will be treated as an independent married student to determine eligibility for this Enrollment Fee Waiver and will need to provide income and household information for domestic partner.  If you are a dependent student and your parent is in a Registered Domestic Partnership, you will be treated the same as a student with married parents and income and household information will be required for the parentís domestic partner. (Must provide documentation)

          Students or parents who received SSI/SSP, TANF/Cal Works, and/or General Assistance will need to provide current documentation.

          Students who do not live with their parents and will not be claimed by them on their 2012 Income Tax Forms are eligible to apply as Independent students (for fee waiver purposes only) with supporting documentation.

Please note:  If you feel you are eligible for an exception based on a circumstance not listed above, please contact the Financial Aid Office.

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