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Evergreen Valley College

Free Tuition and Zero Student Fees for Spring 2022

Free Tuition

Evergreen Valley College is offering free tuition and zero student fees for spring 2022. 

This applies to all California and in-state first-time, continuing, and returning students, including high school students. Students must register for at least 6 units. Students must upload proof of vaccination upon registration.

To qualify, You MUST Complete All Three Steps Below:

  1. Admission Application
    Apply for admission through CCCApply. This step only applies to new students or students who have taken a break from college for more than two semesters.
  2. Financial Aid Application
    Apply for financial aid by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), California Dream Act Application, or California College Promise Grant for the 2021-2022 Award Year. Even if you do not think you qualify, applying for financial aid is a must-do step for free tuition and zero student fees for spring 2022,
  3. Register for Classes
    Register for classes through MyWeb the online student portal, for spring 2022.

What is covered?

    • Tuition, also known as Enrollment Fees.
    • Health Services Fee
    • Parking Fee
    • Student Activity Fee
    • Student Representation Fee
    • VTA EcoPass Fee (bus pass)

Who qualifies?

    • California residents
    • Students registered in 6 or more units for spring 2022
    • High school students (Dual Enrollment)
    • AB 540 students
    • Students must complete all three steps and meet eligibility requirements to receive free tuition and zero student fees. This offer only applies to spring 2022 enrollment.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Sunday, February 13, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.

Questions: Don't hesitate to get in touch with EVC's First Stop Center. Call or text

408-780-0420 or email getstarted@evc.edu.

General Information

  1. What steps must be taken to qualify for free tuition and zero student fees?
    Students must apply for admission, apply for financial aid, and register for 6 or more units for spring 2022 and submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

  2.  Is free tuition and zero student fees only applicable for spring 2022?
    Yes, free tuition and zero student fees only applies for spring 2022.  It does not apply for intersession 2022, summer 2022, or fall 2022.

  3. What happens if students owe a fee from previous terms?
    Students must pay fees for previous terms.  The offer of free tuition and zero student fees only applies to spring 2022.

  4. What is the deadline to apply for free tuition and zero student fees?
    The deadline to apply for free tuition and zero student fees is Sunday, February 13, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.

  5. What happens if a student misses the deadline?Students who miss the deadline will not be eligible for free tuition or zero student fees for spring 2022.

Eligibility

  1. Who is eligible for free tuition and zero student fees?
    This applies to all California and in-state first-time, continuing, and returning students including high school students.

  2. How will I know if I will receive free tuition and zero student fees?
    Beginning February 14th, the EVC Business Office will begin checking students eligibility requirements to determine who is eligible for free tuition and zero student fees.  Eligible students with a balance due will receive a credit in their student account.  The credit will remove the cost of tuition and fees for Spring 2022.

  3. Must students be California residents or in-state students to quality for free tuition and zero student fees?
    Yes.  Students must be California residents or in-state students to quality for free tuition and zero student fees.  Students who are designated as AB540 students by the Admissions & Records Office are also eligible.

  4. Are AB540 students eligible for free tuition and zero student fees?
    Yes.  Students who are designated as AB540 students by the Admissions & Records Office are eligible for free tuition and zero student fees.

  5. Are high school students eligible for free tuition and zero student fees?
    Yes.  High school students enrolled in dual enrollment are eligible for free tuition and zero student fees.

  6. Are out-of-state students eligible for free tuition and zero student fees?
    No.  Out-of-state students are not eligible for free tuition or zero student fees.

  7. Are international students eligible for free tuition and zero student fees?
    No.  International students are not eligible for free tuition and zero student fees.

  8. Do I have to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to be eligible?
    Yes. Students must submit proof of vaccination upon registration to the EVC  MyHealth portal. To upload a picture of your hard copy vaccination card or digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record, please refer to the step-by-step directions for uploading your student vaccination record or watch the How to Upload Your Vaccination Record video.  Students do not have to resubmit if this step is completed.

Admission Application

  1. How do students apply for admission to Evergreen Valley College?
    Apply for admission through CCCApply. This step only applies to new students or students who have taken a break from Evergreen Valley College for more than two semesters.

  2. Can I apply in-person or with a paper-based admission application?
    Yes.  Students may apply in person or with a paper-based application.

  3. How much does it cost to apply for admission to Evergreen Valley College?
    It is free to apply for admission to Evergreen Valley College.

Financial Aid

  1. Do students need to apply for financial aid?
    Yes, all students need to apply for financial aid in order to be considered for free tuition and zero student fees for spring 2022.

  2. What award year do I need to submit a financial aid application for?
    Students must submit a financial aid application for the 2021-2022 Award Year.  Students who only apply for financial aid for the 2022-2023 Award Year will not be eligible for free tuition and zero student fees for spring 2022.

  3. How do students apply for financial aid?
    Apply for financial aid by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the California Dream Act Application, or the California College Promise Grant application for the 2021-2022 Award year.

  4. Will students who receive free tuition and zero student fees forfeit the rest of their financial aid award?
    No.  Eligible students will receive federal and state-based financial aid in addition to free tuition and zero student fees for spring 2022.

  5. What is the deadline to apply for financial aid to be eligible for free tuition and zero student fees for spring 2022?
    The deadline to apply for financial aid for free tuition and zero student fees is Sunday, February 13, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.

Course Registration

  1. How do students register for classes?
    Students may register for classes through MyWeb, the online student portal.

  2. Do students need to register for 6 or more units to quality for free tuition and zero student fees for spring 2022?
    Yes.  Students need to register for 6 or more units for spring 2022.

  3. Do noncredit courses count towards the 6 unit minimum enrollment?
    No.  Noncredit courses do not count towards the 6 unit minimum enrollment.

  4. Can high school students take more than 11 units and qualify for free tuition and zero student fees?
    Yes.  High School students must have approval from their high school to enroll in more than 11 units. High School students must submit aSpecial Admit Formto Admissions and Records.

  5. What is the deadline to register for classes for spring 2022 to be eligible for free tuition and zero student fees?
    Students must register for classes for spring 2022 by Sunday, February 13, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.

Fees

  1. What fees are covered by the free tuition and zero student fees offer for spring 2022?
    Tuition (also known as Enrollment Fee), health services fee, student activity fee, student representation fee, and VTA EcoPass fee (bus pass) will be covered for spring 2022 only.

  2. Why are parking permit fees not included?
    Parking permits will not be required for spring 2022.

  3. Will students who prepaid for tuition and student fees be eligible for a refund if they are eligible for free tuition and zero student fees?
    Yes.  Students will receive a refund for the tuition and student fees paid prior to being eligible for free tuition and zero student fees for spring 2022.

Additional Questions: Do not hesitate to get in touch with EVC's First Stop Center.  Call or text  408-781-0420 or  email getstarted@evc.edu.


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