To apply for the Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver students must complete a FAFSA Application using school code 001119. If a student does not have an SSN due to an undocumented immigrant status they must complete the California Dream Application. This fee waiver is available to California Residents, students who qualify for AB540, and members of the military and their dependents. Residency is determined by Admissions and Records at the time of application. Eligibility for the fee waiver is based on income. There are three ways to qualify for the BOG:
1. BOG A: Students must submit documentation of monthly cash assistance from one of the following sources: TANF/CalWorks, SSI/SSP, General Assistance OR students must submit certification from California Department of VA/National Guard Adjutant General that they qualify for a dependent’s fee waiver OR students must submit documentation that they are a recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor or as a child of a recipient, or a dependent of a victim of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack OR students must submit documentation that they are eligible as a dependent of a deceased law enforcement/fire suppression personnel killed in the line of duty.
2. BOG B: Students may qualify if they have a 0 EFC (Expected Family Contribution) as determined by the FAFSA or California Dream Application.
3. BOG C: Students who are not eligible for BOG A or BOG B, may qualify for BOG C if they have an unmet need of at least 1104. Unmet need is determined by subtracting all resources from the EFC (Expected Family Contribution) as determined by the FAFSA or California Dream Application.