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California Community College Student Federal and State Financial Aid Opportunity Act   

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(a) The CCC Chancellor's Office shall develop a statement that individual students will be asked to sign, which acknowledges that federal and state funds are available to assist with the costs of college and that information regarding these programs, and assistance in applying for those funds can be obtained at the financial aid office. The chancellor shall request the colleges to require students to sign this acknowledgment in the application for enrollment at all campuses of the California Community Colleges in the next regular local cycle in which those forms are printed and the next regular cycle in which electronic applications are updated.

(b) The CCC Chancellor's Office shall develop a statement to individual students receiving the Board of Governors Enrollment Fee Waiver, who did not apply for federal student aid, informing them about the benefits of the federal programs, the application process, and the availability of assistance to apply. The chancellor shall request colleges to provide this statement to all students who meet this description.

(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 607, Sec. 1.)