Steps to Apply for Financial Aid
To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) online at: www.fafsa.gov or Dreamer students must complete the California Dream Act Application online at:
https://dream.csac.ca.gov. Our FAFSA school identification number is 001272.
In order to electronically sign your FAFSA application, you must apply for a FSA ID
username and password when logging in to fafsa.gov. All dependent students are required to have at least one parent apply for a FSA
ID username and password.
In addition, all financial aid applicants who are California residents should also
apply for a Cal Grant from the California Student Aid Commission. For more Cal Grant information please visit www.calgrants.org.
Please be sure to review and follow 4 steps to apply for financial aid. If you a Dreamer student please review and follow the 4 steps to apply for Dreamers.
NOW IS THE TIME TO COMPLETE YOUR 2016-2017 FAFSA APPLICATION!
Meet the March 2nd priority deadline by applying now! Go to www.fafsa.gov and submit your 2016-2017 FAFSA application which goes into effect the Fall 2016
semester. By completing your FAFSA application early the Financial Aid Office can
determine your BOG eligibility automatically. No waiting in line required! If you
meet eligibility requirements your BOG fee waiver will be applied to your account
before the beginning of the Fall 2016 semester. Additionally, by applying early you
may be considered for additional grant funding!
Students will be notified, via their SBVC email account and WebAdvisor, of required
documentation needed for file processing by May 2016. Students must submit all required
documentation before the Financial Aid Office can determine eligibility.
DREAMERS - NOW IS THE TIME TO COMPLETE YOUR 2016-2017 DREAM ACT APPLICATION!
For students who are not a U.S. Citizen or Eligible Non-Citizen you may qualify for
a BOG Fee Waiver, state grants and scholarships.
Meet the March 2nd priority deadline by applying now! Go to https://dream.csac.ca.gov and submit your 2016-2017 Dream Act application which goes into affect the Fall 2016
semester. By completing your Dream Act application early your BOG fee waiver may be
available before the beginning of the Fall 2016 semester.
Please note, all CA Dreamer students must meet AB540 eligibility requirements, as
determined by the Admissions and Records Office, to be considered for a BOG fee waiver.