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.
Financial Aid Forms
2015-2016 FINANCIAL AID FORMS
The forms below are for students who are completing their files for the 2015-2016
Financial Aid Award Year. Students who have completed their 2015-2016 FAFSA
who plans on attending Cypress College in Fall 2015 and/or Spring 2016
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.
Financial Aid Policies At-a-Glance
Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
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 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.
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.
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 Excessive Units Spring 2016
DQ Letter Pace of Progression Spring 2016
GOOD Letter Spring 2016
WARNING Letter Spring 2016
FA – Next Steps