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ATTENTION TO ALL STUDENTS:

COVID-19 OFFICE CLOSURE 

Currently, San Diego Mesa College campus is closed to students until further notice and our SERVICES ARE LIMITED.   

Click here for Financial Aid Frequently Asked Questions - COVID-19.

Currently, the Mesa College campus is temporarily closed due to concerns about the spread of Coronavirus/COVID-19.  The situation is being closely monitored and the San Diego Community College District is responding with an abundance of caution to protect the health and safety of students, employees, and our community.   Mesa College will therefore now be operating remotely and for an indefinite period of time.  The San Diego Community College District is working with public health agencies to determine when on-campus operations will resume. 

During this time that classes and Financial Aid services will continue predominantly remotely as all district campuses and facilities are closed, 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. 

Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm and Friday 8:00am-3:00pm   

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 ***

***************************************************************************************************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. Many verification documents can be submitted through DocuSign.  Log in to the student portal https://myportal.sdccd.edu. There you can determine what forms or verifications are necessary to complete your file by selecing the To Do List from your Dashboard menu.  
  5. * * NEW * * Many forms and sensitive items can be submitted electronically.  Firts, 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.  
  6. 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.  
  7. 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 on General Forms below.
  8. 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

Password Form.  You can download, complete, sign then click here to Submit Form Online with valid Government Photo ID showing your signature.  

You can also submit Here [Docusign]. Please NOTE:  The DocuSign form link will not allow you to send attachments so your valid Government Issue ID showing your signature will need to be submitted separately through the Submit Form Online link.   

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 and must be sibmitted with Photo ID and Password Form.   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 is needed.

PLEASE NOTE:  As a result of the COVID-19 School closure, At this time you can Submit Forms Online or mail completed forms and any necessarysupporting documentation 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 ALPHA ORDER BY SCHOOL YEAR.

[Scroll all the way down for 2021 / 2021 forms]

 

2020 - 2021 FORMS

ACACEMIC YEAR  FALL 2020, SPRING 2021 AND SUMMER 2021

(For Fall 2020 Spring 2021, and Summer 2021)

As of October 1, 2019, You can submit your 2020-2021 FAFSA and renewal applications using 2018 income information. Please be aware that the 2020/2021 application is applicable to the Fall 2020, Spring 2021, & Summer 2021 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 2020.  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

 

FAFSA Worksheet 2020-21 ENGLISH

DEADLINE 6/30/2021 for 2020-21 FAFSA.  Please note, the FAFSA must be received by the school before your last day of attendance for the academic period) this is only a worksheet. You are not permitted to mail this form.  Please visit https://fafsa.ed.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. 

 

FAFSA Worksheet 2020-21 SPANISH

2020-21 fecha límite para completar la aplicación es 6/30/2021 para la FAFSA 2020-21. La aplicación FAFSA debe ser recibida por la escuela antes de tú último día de asistencia para el periodo académico.  (Esta hoja de trabajo es sólo para ayudar en el cálculo, no es la aplicación). No está permitido enviar este formulario por correo. Para completar la aplicación visite la página del web  https://fafsa.ed.gov/ y escoja la forma del año 20-21. Favor de contestar todas las preguntas correctamente para evitar retrasos innecesarios.

Appeal Form (2020-21)  NEW FORM READY *

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

Appeal Submission Windows:

Fall 2020 Semester – 7/20/2020 thru 11/20/2020

Spring 2021 Semester – 11/16/2020 thru 5/07/2021

Summer 2021 Sessions – 5/12/2021 thru 7/23/2021

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.  

Asset Verification (2020-21)   Download, complete, sign then click here to Submit Form Online

 CCPG (California College Promise Grant ) -2020-21  [ Formerly BOGW]

~DOWNLOADABLE FORM AVAILABLE DURING THE FOLLOWING WINDOW PERIODS ONLY:

   FALL 2020: 7/28/2020 - 8/28/20,     SPRING 2021: 11/16/20-2/16/21,     SUMMER 2021: TBA

 - 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 

Dependency Petition (2020-21).  

Dependency Petition – Renewal (2020-21) [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 (2020-21) [for students petitioning for Independency with no income sources]

You can Download, complete, sign then click here to Submit Form Online 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.  

Graduate/Professional Student Status – INFO ONLY(2020-21)   

High School Graduation Verification – INFO ONLY (2020-21)  You can click here to Submit Online 

Homeless Youth Verification (2020-21)   Download, complete, sign then click here to Submit Form Online

Household Size Confirmation (2020/21)(Dependent Confirmation ) 

You may be able to submit this form securely through DocuSign. You can log into the student portal dashboard and click on the To Do list items to find your special link, or complete and submit the form electronically here:  Mesa Household Size Confirmation/Dependent Confirmation.

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 (2020-21)     * NEW FORM READY *

Download, complete, sign then click here to Submit Form 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.  

Loan Request PLUS (2020-21)  (EXTERNAL LINK)

Loan Request - Student SUBSIDIZED (2020-21)  -Printable PDF form to complete and mail in; or 

-Complete and submit the Subsidized Loan Request form electronically by clicking here using DocuSign.

-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.

UNSUBSIDIZED Loan Steps - (2020-21)  [NOTE: For a full Unsubsidized Loan application packet, please submit a request via email to mesaaid@sdccd.edu for a printable PDF. 

 

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.  

Marital and Tax Filing Status forms (2020-21) 

- Student Info [Independent]

- Parent Info [Dependent]

Download, complete, sign then click here to Submit Form 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.  

Military Housing Self Certification - STUDENT/SPOUSE (2020-21) 

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.   

Military Housing Self Certification - PARENT (2020-21) 

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.   

Unusual Enrollment History Verification (2020-21) Download, complete, sign then click here to Submit Form Online .   You can also submit Here. [DocuSign]

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 (2020-21) .  PLEASE NOTE: While the campus is closed and working remote due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this form can be printed, completed then signed in blue ink and submitted to the SD Mesa College Financial Aid Office by US Mail or electronically uploaded using the document submission portal including a visible copy of your valid verified Photo Identification (ID), such as, but not limited to, a driver’s license, other state-issued ID, or passport. SDMC will maintain a copy of your photo ID that is annotated with the date it was received and the name of the official at the institution authorized to collect the ID. Please DO NOT email this form. US Mailing Address: 7250 Mesa College Drive, Financial Aid Office I4-107, San Diego, CA 92111 OR submit here

Verification Worksheet - Dependent Student (Dep Verification Worksheet (2020-21))

You can complete and submit the form electronically here:  Mesa Verification Worksheet for Dependent Student  

OR You can download, complete, sign then click here to Submit Form 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.  

Verification Worksheet - Independent Student/Spouse (Indep Verification Worksheet (2020-21))

You can complete and submit the form electronically here:  Mesa Verification Worksheet for Independent Student.   

OR You can download, complete, sign then click here to Submit Form 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.  

Veterans Education Benefit Verification (2020-21) Download, complete, sign then click here to Submit Form 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.  

Your and/or Your Spouse 2018 Tax Return Transcript Form IRS AND/OR W2s -  YES, 2018 is the correct tax year to submit for the 2019/2020 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.  Click here to Submit to SD Mesa Financial Aid Office Online.  Please be sure to include your SDCCD Student ID # on each page.  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.  

Parent(s) 2018 Tax Return Transcript Form IRS AND/0R W2s - YES, 2018 is the correct tax year to submit for the 2019/2020 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.   Click here to Submit to SD Mesa Financial Aid Office Online.  Please be sure to include your Student's Name and SDCCD ID # on each page.

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.  

Student Written/Signed Statement - Upload your signed, dated written student statment here: Submit Form Online.  Please be sure to include your Student ID # on each page.

Parent Written/Signed Statement - Upload your parent signed, dated written student statment here: Submit Form Online.  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. 

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.  

 

 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

 

2021 - 2022 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

More Forms and Links coming soon. 

 

 
 
Your and/or Your Spouse 2019 Tax Return Transcript Form IRS AND/OR W2s -  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. 
Parent(s) 2019 Tax Return Transcript Form IRS AND/0R W2s - YES, 2019 is the correct tax year to submit for the 2020/2021 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.  

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 February 2021