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Welcome to San Diego Miramar College's Financial Aid Web Pages!

The goal of the Financial Aid Office is to assist with financial concerns so that you might obtain maximum benefit from the educational opportunities available. The Financial Aid Office at each college recognizes that your situation is unique and your application is carefully analyzed with complete confidentiality regarding your personal financial information.

Important News

 

Verification Relief: The U.S. Department of Education announced on July 13, 2021 temporary verification relief for students and schools. San Diego Miramar, Financial Aid Office is working on implementing this relief.

Income Reduction Request: Students and families experiencing a significant income reduction in 2021 compared to the 2019 income reported on your financial aid application (FAFSA) may be eligible to file a 2021-22 Projected Year Income Reduction Petition.  Students can contact the Financial Aid Office via email at miraaid@sdccd.edu for an assessment of your and/or your family income.

Financial Aid Electronic Consent Activity Guide.   Voluntary consent to participate in electronic transactions is REQUIRED for all financial aid information 

 Federal Financial Aid guidelines require that Financial Aid Offices at SDCCD (City, Mesa, and Miramar) obtain voluntary consent to participate in electronic transactions.


1.    The Financial Aid offices uses email to notify students of outstanding requirements, award packages, loan disbursements and financial aid status. Since MySDCCD is an electronic form of communication, financial aid students MUST first agree to the Financial Aid Office's Electronic Consent policy before they can view their financial aid award in their MySDCCD, student Dashboard; under the Financial Aid Tab.
2.    Granting Electronic Consent allows students to have full access to their MySDCCD account including the ability to: 

  1. .    Review your financial aid online (award letter information, payment dates, Satisfactory Academic Progress policy, etc.).
  2.     Receive electronic notification of loan disbursements- includes the amount, date of disbursement, and right to cancel the loan within 14 days of notice.
  3.     Reminder notices, including specific communication about your financial aid file.
  4.     Notice of scholarship opportunities which include eligibility requirements and how to apply.
  5.     Notice of Loan requirements, including Entrance Counseling, Master Promissory Note and Exit Counseling.

 
Click on the link for a step-by-step instructions to complete the electronic consent on the student portal.  (FA Electronic Consent Activity Guide 2021-22)

Reference:
 
This requirement is part of 34 CFR 668.165. (The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act or E-Sign Act)
A school must obtain a student’s voluntary consent to participate in electronic transactions.  Voluntary consent to participate in electronic transactions is required for all financial information provided or made available to student loan borrowers and for all notices and authorizations to FSA recipients
 

3 easy steps to checking your Financial Aid Status on your Student Dashboard. Available 24/7

To ensure you receive your maximum eligibility of your federal financial aid, please make sure your “Campus of Record” is at San Diego Miramar College (School Code is 014172).  Your combined units can be at SDCCD (San Diego City College, Mesa College, and Miramar College).

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Satisfactory Academic Progress

A student's eligibility for financial aid in the 2020-2021 academic year and later will be determined using these Standards. The Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

The POLICY FOR STANDARDS OF SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS FOR FINANCIAL AID RECIPIENTS became effective with the Summer 2016 semester and supersedes all previous standards.

Please note, the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy has changed. The SAP standards have been strengthened and the appeal process and the reinstatement process are now enforced more rigorously.

Online Classes And Out-Of-State Students

If your legal or mailing address is located in another state and you are enrolled in all online (web) classes, you will not be eligible for federal financial aid. If you feel your status is incorrect, you must come into the Financial Aid Office and provide appropriate documentation to show you reside in California.

Gainful Employment

New Federal regulations require educational institutions to provide students with Gainful Employment information for specific certificate programs offered at our college. Visit Gainful Employment to view the information for each program offered at San Diego Miramar College.

Net Price Calculator

Using institutional data and data you enter, the Net Price Calculator will calculate the average net price of attendance at San Diego Miramar College. Please keep in mind, the final value is not an actual offer of financial aid or the actual cost you will pay. These are only estimates based on the previous attendance of students.

To use the Net Price Calculator, go to https://misweb.cccco.edu/npc/073/npcalc.htm.

Cal Grant Qualifying Institution Disclosure

Per California Assembly Bill (AB) 2086, the following information is made available to provide access to California license examination passage rates for graduates of Miramar College programs that require California licensure. Data will continue to be updated as California licensing and/or regulatory agencies make the data electronically available.

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Consumer Information

Federal regulations require all campuses to provide specified information to prospective and current students, staff and the general public. List below are those items that must be available for review per federal regulation.

Student Consumer Information

Drug & Alcohol Abuse

Requires colleges and universities to provide information to its students regarding drug and alcohol abuse and prevention.

Drug Abuse and Alcohol Abuse Program

http://www.sdccd.edu/daapp/

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