New Financial Aid
New rules and
regulations will be in effect for the upcoming 2012-2013 award year that
may impact financial aid eligibility for students. Some changes
of the Ability to Benefit (ATB) provision
course enrollment and federal Financial Aid eligibility
Financial Aid for repeated courses
details on all the changes and updates that are important for students
to know, please
read our communiqué.
If you have questions after
reading all the changes, please contact the Financial Aid Office.
Academic Progress (SAP) Requirements
For Title IV
financial aid eligibility, the U.S. Congress has mandated that
institutions set Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements.
Satisfactory progress is defined generally by the Department of
Education as a normal length of time for a student to achieve an
educational objective that cannot exceed 150% of the length of the
student's academic program.
standards went into effect as of July1, 2011 and Grossmont College will
be evaluating students based upon these new standards as of Fall 2011.
Although the general definition above did not change, there are
significant changes in how Grossmont College will evaluate student SAP.
For more specific information on Grossmont College's SAP policy and how
this may impact you as a student,
please visit our SAP website.
If you have questions, please contact your
Financial Aid Advisor by selecting the "Ask an Advisor" link on the left
for a Scholarship
applications are now available to be completed on-line and submitted
electronically. Don't miss this opportunity to apply for a
scholarship. It's fast and easy!
We want to correspond with you through email.
Using email helps us save on the costs of paper, postage, etc. You
also have the benefit of getting correspondence from us immediately rather
than waiting for snail mail.
Do we have your
email address? If we do, is it correct?
You can provide an email address, verify the current
email address that we have or update your address by completing
address/email change request form.
If we do have your email
address, here are some tips to make sure you actually receive our emails.
We don't want you to miss out on important information that may affect
your financial aid!
- Make sure your email box isn't full. There are many emails
that we are sending that are bouncing back because the box is full.
Check for email from us often and keep your box clear.
- Some e-mail accounts include "bulk mail folders" or "junk mail
folders" and our emails to you may be perceived as unsolicited mail and
directed in to these folders or you may not get them at all. Check
all your folders to determine if this is happening.
- Because our email may contain a hyperlink, the message may be
perceived as unwanted email or "spam" and your personal email account
settings may filter it out. You may have to contact your provider
if this occurs.
- To ensure that our email reaches you,
you may want to set
up a free e-mail account at
don’t give it to anyone but us. Make sure you provide us with this
email address by logging into
WebAdvisor and select the "Update Personal Information" link once you
are on the Student page.
Did you know that
financial aid checks can be electronically transferred to your bank or
credit union and directly deposited into your checking or savings account.
If you are receiving financial aid we encourage you to sign up for this
What are the
benefits of direct deposit?
How do I sign
up for direct deposit?
Complete the direct deposit form to participate
in this service.