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 


The forms below are for students who are completing their files for the 2014-2015 Financial Aid Award Year. Students who have completed their 2014-2015 FAFSA who plan on attending Cypress College in Fall 2014 and/or Spring 2015 will be notified by the Financial Aid Office which forms you need to complete your file below via myGateway. Please review the Financial Aid Process and Expectations handout for a general overview of the Financial Aid Process at Cypress College.

Academic Plan and Supplemental Information Form 2014-2015
Satisfactory Academic Progress Agreement 2014-2015
Financial Aid Policy Agreement 2014-2015
V1 Verification Worksheet 2014-2015
V3 Verification Worksheet 2014-2015
V4 Verification Worksheet 2014-2015
V5 Verification Worksheet 2014-2015
V6 Verification Worksheet 2014-2015
California Dream Act Worksheet

Financial Aid Petition Forms

Petition Form for Financial Aid (Pace of Progression and/or Grade Point Average) 2014-2015
Petition Form for Financial Aid (Excessive Units/Degree Earned) 2014-2015

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.

Satisfactory Academic Notification Letters
DQ Letter 90 Units Spring 2015
DQ Letter Pace of Progression Spring 2015
GOOD Letter Spring 2015
WARNING Letter Spring 2015
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

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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