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SPRING 2018 227 Information and classes are subject to change, please see online schedule for the latest information. See our website: http://bit.ly/PeraltaOnlineSchedule Designed by Chris Gatmaitan CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES Board of Governors Enrollment FeeWaiver **New Beginning Fall 2016**, students who have not met the college’s Academic Progress standards for two consecutive terms will no longer qualify for a BOG waiver the following term. More information about the Academic and Progress can be found by clicking this link: http://web.peralta.edu/financial-aid/bog/ If you believe you qualify for a BOGW Enrollment Fee Waiver, Method A; submit the acceptable documentation to the Financial Aid Office. This BOGW Fee Waiver will cover your enrollment fees for the entire academic year. Please do not forget to apply at http://web.peralta.edu/financial-aid/bog/ ACCEPTABLE DOCUMENTATION FOR BOGFWMETHOD A: AFDC OR SSI RECIPIENTS Notice of Action in your name (or your parent’s name) for the same month in which you file this application or one calendar month before. or CalWORKs/TANF or SSI Warrant or Check issued in your name (or your parent’s name) for the same month in which you file this application or one month before. or Agency Certification - Untaxed Income Form. May be obtained from the Financial Aid Office and must be completed by theWelfare Office or Social Security Office. Other documentation agreed upon between your Community College and County Welfare Depart- ment. Contact the Financial Aid Office for details. GENERAL ASSISTANCE RECIPIENTS Agency Certification - Untaxed Income Form. May be obtained from the Financial Aid Office and must be completed by the Welfare Office. or Other documentation agreed upon between your community college district and county welfare department. Ask at your Financial Aid Office. DECEASED/DISABLED VETERANS’ DEPENDENTS OR NATIONAL GUARD DEPENDENTS Fee Waiver certification provided by the California Department of Veterans Affairs or your county Veterans Service Office. Fee Waiver certification provided by the California National Guard Adjutant General’s Office. CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT DEPENDENT OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 VICTIM DEPENDENTOF DECEASEDLAWENFORCEMENT/FIRE SUPPRESSION PERSONNEL • Certification of Medal of Honor Recipient, or a child of Medal of Honor recipient. • Certification as dependent of a victim of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. • Certification as dependent of deceased law enforcement/fire suppression personnel killed in the line of duty. Fill out your FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov to see if you qualify for method B or C. DOCUMENTATION FOR BOGFWMETHOD B: A Board of Governors Grant (BOGW) Method can be awarded to low-income students. Whether you qualify is based upon your (or your parent’s) income and household size. Colleges may ask you to provide documentation of income, such as a copy of your 2015 U.S. Income Tax Return. You are required to provide documentation if it is requested. INCOME CEILINGS FOR BOGFW METHOD B BOGFW-METHOD B Family Size 2015 Income 1 $17,655 2 $23,895 3 $30,135 4 $36,375 5 $42,615 6 $48,855 7 $55,095 8 $61,335 Each Additional Family Member $6,240 BOGFW-METHOD C (Available only by filing 2016-2017 FAFSA) Note: Students not qualified by BOGMethod B income standards must file a FAFSA in order to demonstrate the need to qualify for a BOG fee waiver. If you have special circumstances where you cannot fill out a FAFSA to obtain a BOGFW Enrollment Fee Waiver, please stop by the Financial Aid Office for other possible options. *New Regulation: Students who apply via the FAFSA for BOG-C must demonstrate need in excess of the average cost of tuition of $1104 for 2016-2017. NOTE: Loss of Board of Governors (BOG) FeeWaiver Beginning Fall 2015, students who do not maintain minimum academic and/or progress standards for two consecutive primary semesters will be subject to loss of eligibility for the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW). Registered Foster Youth are exempted from this requirement.

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