BOGW

BOGW is a state sponsored program which waives enrollment fees for qualifying students. Health fees, Student Center Fees & Rep Fees are not waived under BOGW

 2014-2015 Online BOGW Application will be Available on eServices late April 2014!

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.

2013-2014 BOGW (A, B, & C) covers Summer 2013 to Spring 2014
Waivers awarded through August 18, 2013 will cover Summer, Fall, & Spring terms.  Fee waivers awarded after this date will not be retroactive to the Summer term.   Last date to qualify for Fall 2013 waiver is December 13, 2013.  Last date to qualify for Spring 2014 only waiver is May 19, 2014.
 
2014-2015 BOGW (A, B, & C) covers Summer 2014 to Spring 2015.     
Waivers awarded through August 17, 2014 will cover Summer, Fall, & Spring terms.  Fee waivers awarded after this date will not be retroactive to the Summer term.   Last date to qualify for Fall 2014 waiver is December 13, 2014.  Last date to qualify for Spring 2015 only waiver is May 18, 2015.
 

**BOGW Fee Waivers will not be Retroactive to prior Semesters/Terms**

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 (CalVet), 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. NOTE: BOGW for Dependents of qualified Veterans (CalVet) cover Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters
Last modified on April 17, 2014

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