Frequently Used Tuition Assistance Forms


There are some discounts available for Golden Gate students who meet certain eligibility requirements. Forms to apply for these discounts are available online through myggbts or outside the Registrar's office.

Employee Discount
  • provides 100% discount for full-time seminary employees enrolled in Masters-level courses (excludes ThM)
  • applies to tuition only
  • due by last day of registration
  • registration fee due by the term payment deadline
Employee Spouse/Dependent Discount
  • provides 50% discount for spouse, son, or daughter of full-time seminary employees enrolled in Masters-level courses (excludes ThM)
  • applies to tuition only
  • due by last day of registration
Student Spouse Discount
  • provides 50% discount for the spouse of a full-time student enrolled in Masters-level courses (excludes ThM)
  • applies to the spouse with the lowest tuition charge
  • due by last day of registration
Northern California Encounter Scholarship (for regional campus students taking a NCC course)
  • applies to January-term or summer students (Southern Baptist only) who are currently students at a campus other than the Northern California campus
  • provides 100% tuition discount  for J-term and summer courses held at NCC
  • registration fee due by term payment deadline
Church Sponsorship Agreement
Many students are helped with their Seminary work by a local church that agrees to support the student by paying tuition or other fees.

It is each student’s responsibility to have the sponsoring church complete the Church Sponsorship Agreement form and return it to the Business Office before the term's payment deadline. Students are still individually responsible for any outstanding balances on their account.

Tuition Deferment Application
  • Offered only to full-time students in good academic and financial standing
  • Tuition is divided into four monthly payments
  • First payment and all fees due on the last day of registration
  • Incurs a deferment payment fee
  • Application available from the Business Office or your regional campus
  • Application is due two weeks before the term begins (NCC calendar)
  • Available only for fall and spring semesters
  • Online course tuition is not eligible for deferment
  • Late payments are assessed a fee and student will be ineligible for deferment the next term
Refund Request
To request a refund of a credit balance on your account, complete the check request form and submit it to the Business Office (fax 415-380-1362). Required information includes your name, student identification number, telephone number and your mailing address.
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