Board Of Governors Fee Waiver


The Board of Governors of the California Community College system offers a fee waiver program for low-income residents of California that are attending a community college.

The BOG fee waiver will waive all per unit enrollment fees for an eligible student. It will also waive any parking permit fees in excess of $30 per term.

Fall 2016 Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver Changes

To qualify for a BOG fee waiver, you need to:

Be classified as a resident of California, according to the SRJC Admissions Office

  1. Meet income criteria by:
    • Providing proof that you are receiving monthly cash assistance from TANF/CalWORKs, SSI/SSP or General Assistance (or, if a dependent student, your parent(s) receive this assistance)
    • Establishing that your 2014 income (or your parent's income, if you are a dependent student) was within set income standards for a 2015-2016 BOG
    • Completing a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at SRJC and have remaining "financial need"
    • Being a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient (or dependent); being a dependent of a victim of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack; having certification from the California Department of Veteran Affairs or the National Guard Adjutant General; or being a dependent of a deceased law enforcement/fire suppression personnel killed in the line of duty that you are eligible for this waiver.
  2. Download one of the following BOG Fee Waiver Applications in PDF format and apply!

2015-2016 Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver Application (English) (PDF: 50K)

2015-2016 Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver Application (Spanish) (PDF: 47KB)

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All students applying for a BOG fee waiver are also strongly encouraged to complete the FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid because you might be eligible for other types of assistance while attending SRJC.

Apply at SRJC’s school code is 001287.