- SJSU only has 2 State Support programs for Summer. They are the MBA and Education
- International and Extended Studies (IES) is offering Self Support courses: Summer
One, Special Session and Open University.
- The waiver programs only cover State Support courses and not Self Support courses
(except for the waiver programs stated above).
CHANGES IN EMPLOYEE DEPENDENT'S FEE WAIVERS
Changes in fee waivers will affect the registration fees paid by Collective Bargaining
Units 3, 4, MPP spouses, domestic partners and dependent children. According to Chancellor's
Office HR technical letters, these stated units have new fee structures and are effective
immediately for the Fall 2009 term. The correct fees will be posted to the students'
accounts by August 7, 2009 with fees due in full by the individual student's payment
due date. If you have questions about the Executive Order, please call 408-924-2138.
If you have questions about the fees, please call the Bursar's Office at 408-924-1601.
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ALAN PATTEE FEE WAIVER PROGRAM
Qualifying children and surviving spouses/registered domestic partners of deceased
public law enforcement or fire suppression employees who were California residents
and who were killed in the course of law enforcement or fire suppression duties may
qualify for this fee waiver. According to the Alan Pattee Scholarship Act, Education
Code Section 68120, students are not charged systemwide fees (SUF), and are only responsible
for campus fees. Contact the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at 408-924-6095 for more information.
California Nonresident Tuition Exemption (AB540)
Any student, other than a non-immigrant alien, who meets all of the criteria listed
below, shall be exempt from paying nonresident tuition at the California Community
Colleges, the California State University and the University of California (all public
colleges and universities in California).
- The student must have attended a high school (public or private) in California for
three (3) or more years.
- The student must have graduated from a California high school or attained the equivalent
prior to the start of the term (for example, passing the GED or California High School
- An alien student who is without lawful immigration status must file an affidavit with
the college or university stating that he or she has filed an application to legalize
his or her immigration status, or will file an application as soon as he or she is
eligible to do so.
Contact the Office of Registrar at 283-7500 for more information or at California Non-Resident Tuition Exemption.
Cal Vet Fee Waiver Program
Under the California Education Code, dependents of veterans whose death or disability
was service-connected may be eligible for exemption from many SJSU fees for the Spring
and Fall semesters only (Summer and Winter Sessions not included). Applications and
information are available from your county Veterans' Services Office. Fill out the
Cal Vet Fee Waiver form and send it in to the County Veterans Service Office. You
should do this once a year, usually after taxes are done on April 15th. Contact the
College Fee Waiver Program - Calvet for more information.
FACULTY FEE WAIVER PROGRAM
Faculty Fee Waivers are processed for the Spring and Fall semesters only (Summer and
Winter Sessions are not included). This program for faculty and their dependents has
different eligibility requirements, deadlines, and uses different forms from Staff
Fee Waiver participants. Contact the Office of Faculty Affairs at 924-2450 for more information.
911 SURVIVOR FEE WAIVER PROGRAM
Qualifying students enrolled in an undergraduate program who are the surviving dependent
of any individual killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World
Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon building in Washington, D.C., or the crash
of United Airlines Flight 93 in southwestern Pennsylvania, and if the student meets
the financial need requirements and either the surviving dependent or the individual
killed in the attacks was a resident of California on September 11, 2001. Contact
the Office of Registrar at 283-7500 for more information.
STAFF FEE WAIVER PROGRAM
This program allows eligible staff employees to attend California State University
(CSU) courses at reduced rates. Staff Fee Waivers are processed for the Spring and
Fall semesters only (Summer and Winter Sessions are not included). The program is
designed to assist employees in improving current job skills or in preparing for a
new career. Courses are taken for credit, and the program does not apply to Open University,
Professional Development Center, or Special Session courses. Eligible Staff include
all full-time or part-time permanent staff, all full-time probationary staff, and
all full-time Management Personnel Plan and Confidential employees. Employees can
take either two courses or six units, depending on their job classification. Contact
Human Resources Tuition Fee Waiver at 924-2250 for more information.