Cooperative Education Expenses - Allowance added for students in cooperative education program. May include reasonable
costs associated with employment. For 23/24, only the Butchery Certificate falls into this category. $400 will be added to COA for students in this program.
Adjustments may be made on a case-by-case basis through PJ for actual expenses for books, course materials, supplies and equipment including the
cost of computer rental or purchase. Student must submit a written request along with receipts and documentation to be considered.
Special requests may be made to include the following categories in a student's COA
(below are not considered PJ):
All special requests to include additional expenses in the COA must include receipts and
documentation. Expenses must be reasonable. Maximum limits do apply. Changes to
COA do not change amount of financial aid received in most cases.
Dependent Care Expenses - Allowance may be added by student's written request. Request must state the number and age(s) of dependents receiving care and the timeframe
care is provided for class time, study time, field work, internships, and commuting
time. Allowance will not exceed reasonable cost in the community.
Disability-Related Expenses - Allowance may be added by student's written request for reasonably incurred expenses related to student's disability such as special
services, personal assistance, transportation, equipment and supplies. These expenses
will NOT be allowed if they are already provided by other agencies. Student should
include documentation of the expense with the request.
Study Abroad Expenses - Allowance may be added by student's written request for study abroad that has been approved for credit by WSCC. Request must include
the reasonable costs associated with the study abroad experience and may include fees
for travel documents, passport or visa, required vaccinations, additional transportation
costs or administrative fees. Receipts of costs should be included.