The California Board of Governors has adopted the fee waiver (BOGFW) for eligible students to assist with the enrollment fees ($46/unit). To receive this assistance, students must complete a Fee Waiver Application or must have applied for financial aid through the FAFSA, and be a California resident. Now you can use the Online BOGFW Application. You must re-apply each year starting with the summer. You may also download a copy of the application below:
To qualify you must be a California resident and meet one of the following three criteria:
Type A (documentation required)
You or your family are receiving public assistance from the Aid to Families with Dependent Children, or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (AFDC/TANF), or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or have certification from the California Department of Veterans' Affairs or the National Guard Adjutant General for a Dependent's Fee Waiver, or are a Dependent of or a Recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, or a Dependent of a Victim of the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack. Supporting documentation must be provided for all.
Type B (no documentation required)
You meet the following income standards:
For the 2012-2013 School Year
|Number in Household
|Total Family Income 2011 Year
(adjusted gross income and/or untaxed income)
|+||$5,730 for each additional family member|
Type C (must have filed a FAFSA application)
You have applied for financial aid and have been determined to have a unmet need by the Federal Government. A Minimum Unmet Need of 1,104 is required. For more information please come to the Financial Aid Office.