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ATTENTION TO ALL STUDENTS: 

For the latest COVID-19 updates, see information shared by Mesa College and the San Diego Community College District.

Updated Student COVID-19 Process (7/19/22)

During this time classes and Financial Aid services will continue predominantly remotely, you can easily check your status of Financial Aid by logging into your account in the Portal, the student registration system, the same system that you use to enroll in classes https://myportal.sdccd.edu.  Once logged in, click view financial aid.  The information listed there is applicable and up to date.  If you have not received a Financial Aid check and believe that you should have, login to your account in the Portal, tap on the Dashboard and check your notifications to see if anything needed is missing.   

You can contact our office via general office email or Click here for a full list of Financial Aid Office staff contact information to email directly.   

Please note that emails will be answered in the order received between our regular business hours. 

 Emailing the FAO                                     

Do Not Send Sensitive Data in Email

You need to be aware that there is a risk that someone could intercept your information. This can be particularly important if the data you are sending contains personal, sensitive or financial information.

Please follow the instructions below when emailing the Financial Aid Office:

  1. Email your questions to mesaaid@sdccd.edu
  2. Please include your FULL NAME, CSID, and your Financial Aid Office Password.
  3. DO NOT submit any documents that have any Social Security Numbers (SSN) on them.
  4. DO NOT submit 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.
  5. DO NOT submit picture of documents with any SSN or sensitive data.
  6. DO NOT submit any State or Federal Tax documents.

 ***San Diego Mesa College cannot be held responsible for any personal, sensitive or financial information you send via email ***

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Note: If you withdraw from ALL of your classes, you will be required to repay a portion of the Financial Aid funds that you receive.

Students, you can access your Financial Aid information by logging-onto https://myportal.sdccd.edu. You can determine what forms or verifications are necessary to complete your file and see all emails and notifications by clicking on the notifications banner on the dashboard.  Select "View Your Financial Aid" If your file is complete to see if you have been determined eligible for any Financial Aid awards.  Using The Portal you may never have to wait in line again!

Forms Notes:

  1. Please allow 24-48 hours for any faxed document to be received and posted. If you fax on Thursday afternoon it may be up to the following Tuesday before you will see a change on The Portal. Please see office hours.
  2. Please be sure that the student name and CSID number are clearly written on each page sent.  You should also include a cover page with your Name and CSID # for each fax you send.  
  3. 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.  
  4. * * NEW * * Many forms and sensitive items can be submitted electronically.  First, Download, complete and sign the form you wish to submit from the links below, then navigate to https://www.sdccd.edu/students/forms-and-documents.aspx for detailed instructional video. Then scroll down the page to the Submit Form Online link.  Once you are on the submission page, Select Financial Aid Form/Verification. Fill in the submission page to identify the document that you will be submitting.  NOTE:  Make sure the form you select to submit matches the completed PDF form you are attaching.  Be sure to attach all supporting documentation as well.  
  5. Please DO NOT send emails with forms attached to any staff member in the financial aid office. The email server is not encrypted and therefore it's not safe/secure to email anything with private confidential information. Any attached documents will be deleted.  PLEASE NOTE:  Mesa College can not be held responsible for any damages you may incure as a result of sending documents via email.  
  6. Due to privacy regulations, if you wish to speak to someone in the Finacial Aid office regarding your record, you must have a password onfile.  For a Password Form click here or under General Forms below.
  7. Students who need a Social Service or Housing form completed; Please turn the form in at the Financial Aid office front counter.  The form will be completed and ready for pick-up in 48 hours.
General Forms

Change Your Educational Objective form

CAMPUS OF RECORD (COR College of Record) Change Request.  To change your COR, you will need to submit a signed statement indicating the College [Mesa] you want to permanently change to, as a PDF to Submit Form Online.  Please include your Name, CSID# and Semester you would like the change effective.  NOTE:  Your COR should match the SDCCD Campus of your academic plan.  Once changed it can not be changed back for the remainder of the academic year [Fall, Spring, Summer].

  1. Once you submit your PDF COR Statement, you will be given a SRV number.
  2. You can call our office at 619-388-2817 press 9 to speak to a live person during our phone window hours. M-Thr 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm & Fri. 10am-12pm   ****BE ADVISED THAT COR CHANGES ARE TIME SENSITIVE AND MAY NOT BE PERMITTED IF FILE HAS BEEN AWARED FEDERAL/STATE AID***

 

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

Return of Federal Funds Flyer

Standards of Satisfactory of Academic Progress 

Third Party Authorization-Release of Student Records. This form can only be completed by the student.  In order for the Release form to be accepted, the student must also submit the Password Request Form for Financial Aid Students with a copy of valid Photo ID.   Download, complete and sign the Password Request form then click Submit Form Online to send the completed form with a visible copy [FRONT and BACK] of your valid Government Photo ID showing your signature (excluding Military ID).    The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 USC & 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student educational records, both financial and academic. For the student’s protection, FERPA generally limits, with certain exceptions, release of student information without the student’s explicit written consent. In order to release information concerning your financial aid, your authorization and password is needed.

PLEASE NOTE:  You can Submit Forms Online or mail completed forms and any necessary supporting documentation [unless otherwise noted] to: 
San Diego Mesa College Financial Aid Office. 
7250 Mesa College Drive, I-107, San Diego, CA  92111 or by fax to 1 (619) 388 – 2824

FORMS LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER BY SCHOOL YEAR.

 Additional verification items that can Submit Online.   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.  

  • DD-214
  • Driver's License
  • Foster Youth or Ward of the Court Verification, and Legal Guardianship Court Documents with written statment from appointed guardien
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Medical/Doctor's Information/Form
  • Naturalizaion Papers, US Passport or US Passport card for Proof of Citizenship
  • Selective Service Confirmation, including [if necessary] Alien Registration Card, Foreign Passport, I-94, etc. 
  • SSN Card

2022-2023 Academic Year FORMS

aCACEMIC YEAR JULY 1, 2022 THRU JUNE 30, 2023
semesters Fall 2022, spring 2023 and summer 2023

-specific RULES and/or earlier DEADLINES MAY APPLY.  pLEASE CHECK WITH THE  fINANCIAL aID OFFICE. 

(For Fall 2022, Spring 2023, and Summer 2023)

As of October 1, 2021, You can submit your 2022-2023 FAFSA and renewal applications using 2020 income information. Please be aware that the 2022-2023  application is applicable to the Fall 2022, Spring 2023, & Summer 2023 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 2021.  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 https://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  https://fafsa.gov/ y escoja la forma del año 22-23. Favor de contestar todas las preguntas correctamente para evitar retrasos innecesarios.

 

Appeal Form (2022-23)

Download, complete, sign form then Submit Online HERE. with all necessary documentation

Appeal Submission Windows:

Fall 2022 Semester –TBA thru 11/18/2022

Spring 2023 Semester – 11/14/2022 thru 5/12/2023

Summer 2023 Sessions – 5/08/2023 thru 7/21/2023

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.  

 

CCPG (California College Promise Grant ) 2022-23 [ Formerly BOGW]

~DOWNLOADABLE FORM AVAILABLE DURING THE FOLLOWING WINDOW PERIODS ONLY:

   FALL 2021: 7/25/2022 - 9/02/22,     SPRING 2023: 11/14/22-2/16/23,     SUMMER 2022: 5/8/2023-6/30/2023  Submit Form Online HERE.

 - 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.  

CCApply link:  Mesa: https://bog.opencccapply.net/gateway/bog?cccMisCode=072 

"...Reimbursements may be paid to students only within the current academic year. There shall be no reimbursements after June 30 of the academic year..."  (California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, Community College Promise Grant (CCPG) andSpecial Programs Manual 2019)

Dependency Petition (2022-23).  

Dependency Petition – Renewal (2022-23) [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 (2022-23) [for students petitioning for Independency with no income sources during 2020]

Verification Worksheet-Independent Student/Spouse 2022-23) (Indep Verification Worksheet ) [for students petitioneing for Independency who had income form work during 2020]

You can Download, complete, sign then click here to 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.  

 

Homeless Youth Verification (2022-23)   

Download, complete, sign then click here to Submit Online HERE.

Household Size Confirmation (2022-23)(Dependent Confirmation ) 

You can Download, complete, sign then click  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 (2022-23)

MUST INCLUDE:

IRS Tax Return Transcript(s) [external link], 2020, 2021 [and 2022 if submitting after 12/2022]

and

+ FOR INDEPENDENT STUDENT: Independent Student/Spouse Verification Worksheet 22-23

or

FOR PARENT(s) of Dependent Student: Dependent Student Verification Worksheet 22-23

 

Download all, complete, sign [be sure your student name and school ID number are written on each page] then click here to 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 Deadlines (due by Noon) on the dates below or by your last day of attendance for the semester, whichever comes first;

Fall 2022: 12/02/2022,    Spring 2023: 05/12/2023,    Summer 2023: 07/21/2023

 

Loan Request Parent - PLUS (2022-23)  (EXTERNAL LINK)

Loan Requests - Student 

1. SUBSIDIZED Loan (2022-23) NEW FORM READY * 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 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 by Appointment   

2. UNSUBSIDIZED Loan (2022-23) NEW FORM READY * Printable PDF form for student borrowers.  1. Download  2. Complete form 3. Sign in blue ink 4. mail in the complete form 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 by Appointment   

-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 an Official Student Educational Plan.)

-If you have been selected for Financial Awareness Counseling.

Please see Deadline Dates.

 

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.  

2022-23 VERIFICATION FORMS  

 

  • Unusual Enrollment History Verification (2022-23).  Download, complete, sign then click here to 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 (2022-23). PLEASE NOTE: As the campus is reopened 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 a visible copy [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 or fax this form.

If you need the following verification documents please reach out to the Financial Aid Office:

  • Verification Worksheet Dependent Student 2022-23 (Dep Verification Worksheet)  
    Not available for download at this time
  • Verification Worksheet Independent Student/Spouse 2022-23 (Indep Verification Worksheet)
    Not available for download at this time

Your and/or Your Spouse 2020 Tax Return Transcript Form IRS AND/OR W2s [external link] -  YES, 2020 is the correct tax year to submit for the 2022/2023 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) 2020 Tax Return Transcript Form IRS AND/0R W2s [external link] - YES, 2020 is the correct tax year to submit for the 2022/2023 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.

 

 

2021-2022 Academic Year FORMS

aCACEMIC YEAR JULY 1, 2021 THRU JUNE 30, 2022
semesters Fall 2021, spring 2022 and summer 2022

-specific RULES and/or earlier DEADLINES MAY APPLY.  pLEASE CHECK WITH THE  fINANCIAL aID OFFICE. 

(For Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022)

As of October 1, 2020, You can submit your 2021-2022 FAFSA and renewal applications using 2019 income information. Please be aware that the 2021-2022  application is applicable to the Fall 2021, Spring 2022, & Summer 2022 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 2021.  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

CCPG (California College Promise Grant ) 2021-22  [ Formerly BOGW]

Contact the Financial Aid Office if you need this form.  

"...Reimbursements may be paid to students only within the current academic year. There shall be no reimbursements after June 30 of the academic year..."  (California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, Community College Promise Grant (CCPG) andSpecial Programs Manual 2019)

Unusual Enrollment History Verification (2021-22)

Download, complete, sign then click here to 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 (2021-22) .  PLEASE NOTE: As the campus is reopened 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 a visible copy [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 or fax this form.

Verification Worksheet - Dependent Student (Dep Verification Worksheet (2021-22))

Contact the Financial Aid Office if you need this form.

Verification Worksheet - Independent Student/Spouse (Indep Verification Worksheet (2021-22))

Contact the Financial Aid Office if you need this form.

Your and/or Your Spouse 2019 Tax Return Transcript Form IRS AND/OR W2s [external link] -  YES, 2019 is the correct tax year to submit for the 2021/2022 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) 2019 Tax Return Transcript Form IRS AND/0R W2s [external link] - YES, 2019 is the correct tax year to submit for the 2021/2022 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 August 2022