Financial Aid Forms
Please note: To access Financial Aid documents from this
site, you need
Acrobat Reader and a printer. These are not
PDF-fillable forms - do not try to convert to MSWord. You must
print and complete the old fashioned way.
We are processing and awarding for 2014-15
academic year. Check The Zone, under "unsatisfied requirements" to make sure you
are downloading, completing and submitting the appropriate forms for the correct
Financial Aid school year.
For Fall14, Spring15 and Summer15:
2014-2015 Forms and
Link to BOG Application
Chabot Financial Aid General Information Brochure
Why we need your completed forms:
In order to qualify for federal or state
financial aid each year
, students complete the FAFSA or Dream
Application, and submit to the Department of Education or California
Student Aid Commission. The school receives that application,
and then it is our responsibility to verify, or confirm the accuracy
of the information that you provided. We call this
"processing" or "verification".
In order to complete your financial aid file each year
will need to supply all forms and documents that are requested (found on CLASS-Web,
and the Zone). Each must be completed,
signed and dated, with appropriate documentation attached. No financial
aid will be awarded or disbursed until your file with our office is complete.
Please bring all of your requested financial aid follow-up documents to the
Chabot College Financial Aid Office during our
may request additional documents after our initial review.
After the review has been completed, if you are eligible for financial aid,
you will receive an email directing you to the Zone, where you will
see types and amounts
of financial aid for which you are eligible. Please view your financial
aid and award status on The Zone, rather than calling or visiting our office, to allow
our staff more time to process and award other students' files.
URGENT TO READ:
Pell Grant Limits
Lifetime Eligibility Used (LEU)
with the 2012-13 academic year, students
are limited to a lifetime maximum
Pell Grant of 12 semesters / six
years or full time equivalent (600%)
at any community college, vocational
school or four year/bachelor
Once you reach the 600% Pell
LEU, you are ineligible for any
additional Pell Grant.
using your FAFSA
PIN and view your LEU, found
on the Financial Aid Review page.
For more information:
What this means for you:
You must plan now for your future,
especially if you plan to transfer
to a four year college for a
The six year limit is a
LIFETIME limit, regardless of
completion of your academic goals or
Bachelors degree. This regulation is
in effect even if you have had an
appeal approved for failure to meet
academic progress, it supersedes any
prior offer of aid/award, and the
Department of Education allows for
no appeal or exception.