Forms

The forms below will assist you with completing the financial aid process as well as understanding your rights and responsibilities as a financial aid recipient.
 
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Financial Aid Forms 

 2013-2014 FINANCIAL AID FORMS

The forms below are for students who are completing their files for the 2013-2014 Financial Aid Award Year.  Students who have completed their 2013-2014 FAFSA who plan on attending Cypress College in Fall 2013 and/or Spring 2014 will be notified by the Financial Aid Office which forms you need to complete your file below via myGateway. To allow adequate processing time before the start of the Fall 2013 semester, students must check their financial aid status in myGateway and submit all requested documents to the financial aid status by June 27, 2013. Please review the Financial Aid Process and Expectations handout for a general overview of the Financial Aid application process at Cypress College.

Academic Plan and Supplemental Information Form 2013-2014
Agency Certification Form Untaxed Income 2013-2014
Dependent Student Verfication Worksheet 2013-2014
Financial Aid Policy Agreement 2013-2014
Independent Student Verification Worksheet 2013-2014
Parent Income Certification 2013-2014
Petition Form for Financial Aid 2013-2014
Petition Form for Financial Aid (Excessive Units/Degree Earned) 2013-2014
Satisfactory Academic Progress Agreement 2013-2014
Student's (Spouse) Income Certification Form 2013-2014
Ward of the Court Verification 2013-2014
Paid Child Support Verification 2013-2014
Receipt of SNAP Benefits 2013-2014
High School Completion Status 2013-2014
Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose 2013-2014

Financial Aid Policies At-a-Glance
 
This policy describes your responsibilities as a financial aid recipient at Cypress College to maintain a sufficient grade point average while completing the minimum required units annually to maintain eligibility. For a brief, one-page summary of our Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy, please review our Financial Aid Minimum Academic Eligibility Standards handout.
 
Financial Aid Warning and Disqualification Overview
This document serves as an addendum to our satisfactory academic progress policy and is provided to students on Financial Aid Warning and Disqualification to help facilitate a better understanding of their status.
 
This workshop is offered to all students who are placed on Financial Aid Warning. Workshops are offered each semester in person. Invitations are extended only to students placed on Financial Aid Warning. This presentation is sent to all students placed on warning to help them understand the minimum requirements to stay eligible. Spring 2014 Workshop Schedule
 
Financial Aid Guidance for Students with 60-90 Units Attempted
This workshop is offered to all students with 60-90 units attempted who qualify for Federal Student Aid and who are enrolled at Cypress College. This presentation helps students understand the maximum timeframe for financial aid and the implication for excessive units upon transferring. Spring 2014 Workshop Schedule
 
This policy describes the requirements you must meet if your financial aid application is selected for verification.
 
Have you lost your job recently? Did you quit your job to go back to school? Have your parents divorced? Have you divorced? Do you have extenuating circumstances related to your income that the financial aid office should be aware of? Please review the special circumstances policy to determine if a request should be made for further review by the financial aid office.
 
Are you a foster youth or ward of the court? Are you under the age of 24 and a victim of child abuse or drug abuse? By law, are you unable to obtain your parent's income information? Please review the independent student status policy to determine if you are able to have your parental income information waived from your FAFSA. Appeals should be made directly to the financial aid office if you believe you qualify.
 
Student Loan Policy and Overview
An overview of important information and requirements for student loan eligibility at Cypress College.
 
Information and requirements for student financial aid disbursement  for the current semester. Dates, criteria and how awards are calculated based on student enrollment are included. 
 
Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)
This policy is the North Orange County Community College District's policy regarding the privacy of student records. This policy also applies to student financial aid records at Cypress College.

Understanding your Financial Aid Status on MyGateway
This document provides greater detail and clarity for understanding your Financial Aid status on MyGateway.

 
Disbursement Rights and Responsibilities
 This document serves as valuable reference for understanding your financial aid disbursement. The importance of maintaining your enrollment status during the semester is also emphasized so students can be informed of repayment implications..
Financial Aid Checklist

Cypress Quote

There is always someone available in financial aid to answer any questions that I may have pertaining to student loans.
-Anna Scott
Engineering
 

Contact Information

Cypress College Complex,
1st Floor

Office Hours:
Mon - Thur: 8a.m. - 6p.m. Fri: 8a.m. - noon

Summer Office Hours:
Mon - Thur: 8a.m. - 6p.m.

Phone: 714-484-7114
 

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