University description (as per official university website)
Cerro Coso Community College was founded in 1973, and is situated in Ridgecrest, California. It was set up as a separate college within Kern Community College District. Collectively, the campuses of Cerro Coso Community College together cover an area of nearly 18,000 square miles. The college has 5 instructional sites:
* Bishop Campus
* Indian Wells Valley
* Kern River Valley
* Mammoth Lakes Campus
* South Kern
Cerro Coso has been providing online classes since 1997. It offers academic and technical/ professional programs in diverse fields of study.
Cerro Coso Community College is home to numerous clubs and organizations. Some of them are an Arts and Leisure Club, an Athletic Club, a Care Club, and Phi Theta Kappa. The college also has baseball, basketball, softball and volleyball sports teams.
The Board of Governors Enrollment Fee Waiver (BOGW) is available to California residents who meet eligibility requirements.
Methods and Qualifications
To qualify for a BOGW under method A:
Students or their parent(s) must be currently receiving TANF/ Cal WORKS, SSI/SSP, General Assistance or have certification from the California Department of Veterans Affairs or the recipient. To receive a BOGW "A" the student is responsible for showing proof of his or her current benefits.
To qualify for a BOGW under method B:
Students and/or their parent(s) must meet household size and income state-assigned criteria.
To qualify for a BOGW under method C:
Students who do not qualify under methods A or B must do the following:
* Apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov
* Print out the confirmation page with your assigned (EFC) number.
* Submit confirmation page to the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.