The MOST Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I find a glossary of commonly used Financial Aid terms/ acronyms?
You can find a glossary of commonly used Financial Aid terms/ acronyms here.
Do I have to be a full-time student in order to receive financial aid?
You DO NOT have to be full-time to receive most types of Financial Aid .
My award is different this year, why?
This can be due to many variables: change in income, lower-unit enrollment, completion date of FAFSA, etc. Visit our office for a more detailed explanation.
I live on my own and pay bills, how come I am considered "Dependent"?
The FAFSA has different requirements for what constitutes as "dependent" or "independent" than w hat
students may think. Click here to determine, which status applies to you.
How often do I have to apply for Financial Aid? EVERY YEAR! The FAFSA becomes available every January 1st for the next academic year.
What fees does the BOG Fee Waiver cover and if I pay my fees before I qualify for the BOG, do I get reimbursed?
The BOG Fee Waiver covers the $31/per unit enrollment fee and gives you half-off the parking permit for the year that you apply. Yes, you can receive a refund for your enrollment and parking fees, go to the Cashier's office to request a refund. Cashier's website: http://www.deanza.edu/registration/cashier .
How do I use the IRS Data Retrieval?
How do I obtain an IRS Tex Transcript?
Category: Personal Finance