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Financial Aid Forms & Petitions

Check Your Financial Aid To-Do List #

Check Your Financial Aid To-Do List to See Required Documents or Verification Items

  1. To check your Financial Aid status and required documents or verification items, visit SDCCD Student Portal.
  2. Log in using your credentials. This is the same portal where you enroll in classes.
  3. After logging in, click on "view financial aid". This will show you the current and relevant information regarding your Financial Aid.
  4. To determine which forms or verifications are needed to complete your file, and to view all notifications and emails, click on the "notifications" banner on the College Student Dashboard.
  5. If your file is complete and you want to see any Financial Aid awards you may be eligible for, select "View Your Financial Aid".

Submitting Forms & Documents #

  1. Electronic Submission of some documents PDF is preferred:

    • Some forms can be submitted online.
    • Download, fill out, and sign the necessary form from the provided links.
    • Go to the 'Submit Form Online' link.
    • On the submission page, choose 'Forms/Applications' then 'Financial Aid Form/Verification'.
    • Ensure the form you select matches the attached PDF. Attach all necessary supporting documents. 
    • SUBMIT DOCUMENTS
  1. Faxing Documents: 

    • Wait 24-48 hours for faxed documents to be processed and reflected on The Portal.
    • If faxed on Thursday afternoon, updates may not appear until the following Tuesday. Check office hours for further clarity.
    • Clearly write the student's name and CSID number on every page.
    • Always include a cover page with your Name and CSID# when sending a fax.
    • Do NOT fax, email, or mail the same document multiple times or use multiple submission methods unless explicitly told to.

  2. Do NOT Email Confidential Information:

    • Do NOT email forms to any staff in the Financial Aid Office. The email server is unencrypted and not secure.
      • DO NOT submit via email any documents that have any Social Security Numbers (SSN) on them.
      • DO NOT submit via email any sensitive data documents such as but NOT LIMITED to State Driver’s License or State Identification card, Passport Card, US Passport or Military Identification etc.
      • DO NOT submit via email picture of documents with any SSN or sensitive data.
      • DO NOT submit via email any State or Federal Tax documents.
    • Emails containing private information will be deleted. Mesa College is not liable for any damages from emailing sensitive documents.

  3. Privacy & Communication:

General Forms #

You can submit some general forms by:

  • Online: Use the "Submit Forms Online" PDF preferred option.
  • Mail: Send completed forms and any required documents (unless specified otherwise) to:

    San Diego Mesa College Financial Aid Office,
    7250 Mesa College Drive, I-107,
    San Diego, CA 92111

  • Fax: You can also fax the materials to 1 (619) 388 – 2824.

Campus Change of Record (COR) Request#

  • To Get Started:

    • Add SD Mesa College [001275] to your current aid year FAFSA if it's not already listed.
  • Statement Submission:

    • Provide a signed statement indicating you wish to permanently change to Mesa College. You can either hand it to the FA Office or submit the PDF form online.
    • The statement should include:
        • Your name
        • CSID#
        • The semester for the desired change
        • The date you added Mesa to your FAFSA
        • Your true handwritten signature [e-signatures, images or typed font names are not acceptable written signatures for the COR change request process]
  • Confirmation & Follow-up:

    • After submitting your signed COR Statement, you'll receive a confirmation number starting with SRV.
    • To check on the status, use the confirmation number and call the Financial Aid Office at 619-388-2817. Live assistance is available M-Thr 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm, and Fri. 10am-12pm.
  • Completion Indication:

    • You'll know your COR has been changed when "MESA COLLEGE" appears on your student portal welcome screen.
  • Warning:

    • Changing COR is time-sensitive.
    • If you've already received federal/state aid at CITY or MIRAMAR College for the year, you might not be allowed to change your COR.
    • Your COR must align with the SDCCD Campus of your academic plan.
    • Once you change your COR to Mesa, it's irreversible for the rest of the academic year (Fall, Spring, Summer).

View Campus Of Record Change Request

Password Request Form for Financial Aid Students #

  1. Download Password Form
  2. Print and complete form
  3. Sign the form then
  4. Submit Form Online
    Send your request form with a visible copy [FRONT and BACK] of your valid Government Photo ID showing your signature (excluding Military ID). 

Third Party Authorization-Release of Student Records #

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) ensures the privacy of students' educational records, including both financial and academic information. Without the student's explicit written consent, FERPA typically restricts the sharing of this information. Hence, for any information related to your financial aid to be released, we require your authorization and password.

Only the student is allowed to complete this form. To get the Release form approved, students must also submit the Password Request Form for Financial Aid Students along with a clear photocopy of a valid photo ID.

  1. Download and fill out the Password Request form.
  2. Sign the completed form.
  3. Click "Submit Form Online" to upload the form.
    Attach clear copies of the FRONT and BACK of a valid government-issued photo ID displaying your signature (Military ID is not accepted).
  4. Submit the Third Party Authorization-Release of Student Records form

2023-2024 Academic Year Forms #

Academic Year
July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024

Semesters

  • Fall 2023
  • Spring 2024

SPECIFIC RULES AND/OR EARLIER DEADLINES MAY APPLY.  PLEASE CHECK WITH THE  FINANCIAL AID OFFICE. Summer 2024

View 2023-24 Academic Forms

(For Fall 2023, Spring 2024, and Summer 2024)

As of October 1, 2022, You can submit your 2023-2024 FAFSA and renewal applications using 2021 income information. Please be aware that the 2023-2024  application is applicable to the Fall 2023, Spring 2024, & Summer 2024 semesters.  You are encouraged to apply early.  If you apply early, you should expect to receive your first response from SD Mesa College Financial Aid approximately April-May 2023.  In the interim, you may receive automated notices indicating the application was submitted successfully, or that you may need to make necessary corrections before the school can download and process the FAFSA

Please visit http://fafsa.gov/ to fill in your FAFSA on-line.

 - Be Sure your Name, Date of Birth and SSN are correctly entered on your admissions record  and match your Social Security Card and FAFSA or SD Mesa College will not be able to receive your FAFSA. 

- Para completar la aplicación visite la página del web  http://fafsa.gov/ y escoja la forma del año 23-24. Favor de contestar todas las preguntas correctamente para evitar retrasos innecesarios.

Appeal Form (2023-24)

Appeal Submission Windows:

Fall 2023 Semester –7/24/2023 thru 12/01/2023

Spring 2024 Semester – 11/13/2023 thru 5/10/2024

Summer 2024 Sessions – 5/13/2024 thru 7/26/2024

Please DO NOT fax, email or mail multiple copies or select more than one submission option for the same document unless instructed to do so.  

Asset Verfication (2023-24) not required for most students.  Students will be notified individually if this form is needed.  

CCPG (California College Promise Grant ) 2023-24 [ Formerly BOGW]

~DOWNLOADABLE FORM AVAILABLE DURING THE FOLLOWING WINDOW PERIODS ONLY:

   FALL 2023: 7/24/2023 - 9/01/23,     SPRING 2024: 11/13/23-2/15/24,     SUMMER 2024: 5/6/2024-6/30/2024.

 - Be Sure your SSN or ITIN is correctly listed on your admissions record.

 - It is best to fill in a FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov or CA Dream Act Application to have your eligibility for CCPG eligibility determined.

Please DO NOT fax, email or mail multiple copies or select more than one submission option for the same document unless instructed to do so.  

 

Dependency Petition (2023-24).  

Dependency Petition – Renewal (2023-24) [for students who have submitted a Dependency Petition to the SD Mesa College Financial Aid Office during prior academic year(s)].  

- Income Certification for Independent Students (2023-24) [for students petitioning for Independency with no income sources during 2021]

Verification Worksheet-Independent Student/Spouse 2023-24) (Indep Verification Worksheet ) [for students petitioneing for Independency who had income form work during 2020]

You can Download, complete, sign then Submit Online HERE with all necessary documentation. Please DO NOT fax, email or mail multiple copies or select more than one submission option for the same document unless instructed to do so.  

High School Verification Information Sheet, for ATB mismatch

Homeless Youth Verification (2023-24)   

Download, complete, sign then Submit Online HERE.

Household Size Confirmation (2023-24)(Dependent Confirmation ) 

You can Download, complete, sign then Submit Online HERE.

Please DO NOT fax, email or mail multiple copies or select more than one submission option for the same document unless instructed to do so.  

Income Reduction Request (2023-24)

MUST INCLUDE:

IRS Tax Return Transcript(s) [external link] 2022 [and 2023 if submitting after 12/01/2023]

and

+ FOR INDEPENDENT STUDENT: Verification Worksheet-Independent Student/Spouse 2023-24) (Indep Verification Worksheet )

or

FOR PARENT(s) of Dependent Student: Dependent Student Verification Worksheet 2023-24

 

Please DO NOT fax, email or mail multiple copies or select more than one submission option for the same document unless instructed to do so.  

Income Reduction Request Deadlines (due by Noon) on the dates below or by your last day of attendance for the semester, whichever comes first;

Fall 2023: 12/01/2023,    Spring 2024: 5/10/2024,    Summer 2024: 7/26/2024

Loan Request PARENT - PLUS (2023-24)  (EXTERNAL LINK)

 

Loan Requests - STUDENT

1. SUBSIDIZED Loan (2023-24) Can not be sent electronically.  Printable PDF form for student borrowers who have not already accepted an electronic loan offer in the student portal or student borrowers who have been instructed to submit the paper form.  1. Download  2. Complete form 3. Sign in blue ink 4. mail in the complete form to Mesa College - Financial Aid Office I4-107 7250 Mesa College Dr. San Diego Ca 92111, or drop off at the Financial Aid Office.

2. UNSUBSIDIZED Loan (2023-24) Can not be sent electronically.  Printable PDF form for student borrowers.  1. Download  2. Complete form 3. Sign in blue ink 4. mail in the complete form to Mesa College - Financial Aid Office I4-107 7250 Mesa College Dr. San Diego Ca 92111, or drop off at the Financial Aid Office front counter.

-To process a student loan, students must complete a FAFSAEntrance Counseling  and  EMPN  AND as of July 1, 2013 ALL student borrowers will be required to submit an Official Student Education Plan. Please see Counseling for more information about getting a Student Academic Educational Plan.)

Please see Deadline Dates.

3. Direct Loan Cancellation Adjustment Form (2023-2024).  Federal Direct Loan borrowers have the right to cancel their Federal Direct Loan and students are notified of this right on the award letter when the loan was certified. This form can be used to have the San Diego Mesa College Financial Aid Office make the requested adjustment. If this form is submitted prior to or up to 14 days after disbursement, the cancellation will be performed and the student will receive notice of the new award amount. If submitted more than 14 days after disbursement, the San Diego Mesa College Financial Aid Office will evaluate the request and forward a notification if the cancellation can still be done, as well as the impact on the student’s account.

Please DO NOT fax, email or mail multiple copies or select more than one submission option for the same document unless instructed to do so. 

Reporting BA/BS Degree-Resolve

2022-23 VERIFICATION FORMS  

  • Unusual Enrollment History Verification (2023-24) Download, complete, sign and mail or deliver to the Financial Aid Office or Submit Online HERE.  Please DO NOT fax, email or mail multiple copies or select more than one submission option for the same document unless instructed to do so.  
  • Verification of Identity and Statement of Education (2023-24). PLEASE NOTE:  This form must be submitted in person.  It can be printed, completed then signed in blue ink in the presence of a Financial Aid Office staff member, including orignal [no copies] [FRONT and BACK] of your valid verified government issued Photo Identification (ID), such as, but not limited to, a driver’s license, other state-issued ID, or passport (excluding Military ID). Please DO NOT mail, email, fax or upload this form to the Student Support Desk document system.

VETERANS and ACTIVE MILITARY

Please DO NOT fax, email or mail multiple copies or select more than one submission option for the same document unless instructed to do so.  
 
Student and/or Student's Spouse 2021 Tax Return Transcript Form IRS AND/OR W2s [external link] -  YES, 2021 is the correct tax year to submit for the 2023/2024 academic year Financial Aid. If you have had a change of income that you believe to be a result of extenuating circumstances, please review the Income Reduction Request form posted above, or contact the Financial Aid Office for more information regarding this possible option.  Submit Online HERE.

Parent(s) 2021 Tax Return Transcript Form IRS AND/0R W2s [external link] - YES, 2021 is the correct tax year to submit for the 2023/2024 academic year Financial Aid.  If you have had a change of income that you believe to be a result of extenuating circumstances, please review the Income Reduction Request form posted above, or contact the Financial Aid Office for more information regarding this possible option.   Submit Online HERE.

Student Written/Signed Statement - Upload your signed, dated written student statement:

Submit Online HERE. 

Please be sure to include your Student ID # on each page.

Parent Written/Signed Statement - Upload your parent signed, dated written statement. 

Submit Online HERE. 

Please be sure to include your Student's Name and SDCCD ID # on each page.

Some tax filers may be able to see a PRINTABLE PDF tax return transcript on-line or to order a copy to be MAILED to your address on record with IRS to submit to the Financial Aid office. CLICK HERE for more information. 

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PRIOR ACADEMIC YEAR FORMS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE. 

Last update - SD SEPTEMBER 2023, reposted 12/4/2023  ~SD

 

 

 

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