The information on this Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) application must be reported correctly based on your 2012 income. Any incorrect or incomplete information may delay the processing of your BOGW and/or FAFSA. Processing time is 5 business days. The fee waivers will not be retroactive to prior semesters/terms.
California Community Colleges
2013-2014 Board of Governors Fee Waiver Application (BOGW)
This is an application to have your ENROLLMENT FEES WAIVED. If you need money to help with books, supplies, food, rent, transportation and other costs, please complete a FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA) or the California Dream Application (for eligible AB 540 students) immediately. The FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and the Dream Application is available at http://www.csac.ca.gov/dream_act.asp. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information.
This FEE WAIVER is for California residents only, as determined by the Admissions or Registrar’s Office. Non-California residents are not eligible for a fee waiver but may apply for other financial aid by completing the FAFSA.
IMPLEMENTATION OF Assembly Bill 1899: Victims of Trafficking, Domestic Violence and other Serious Crimes AB 1899, chaptered in September of 2012, provides for a non-resident enrollment fee exemption for “Victims of trafficking, domestic violence and other serious crimes”. In addition, the legislation allows these students to apply for and, if eligible, receive financial aid from programs administered by public postsecondary institutions or the state of California. Finally, the legislation provides that enrollment fees shall be waived for these students who apply for and are eligible to receive Board of Governor enrollment fee waivers.