financial aid basics
Gain a better understanding of financial aid by reading an overview of the process.
Bayramian Hall, first floor
(west of the Oviatt Library)
Monday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Counseling Hours
Monday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
A referral slip is required from the first-floor financial aid window. Visits with a financial aid counselor are limited to 15 minutes. Please have your questions ready.
Please be in line at least 30 minutes before closing; hours are subject to change.
Follow four easy steps to apply for financial aid. The priority filing period to submit your FAFSA is Jan. 1-March 2.
Review the current tuition and fees and other living costs, and learn how your financial need is determined.
Gain a better financial aid understanding by reading an overview of the process.
Enrollment status, grades, failure to turn in the proper documents and other factors can alter or eliminate your financial aid award. Make sure you're not at risk of losing any potential financial aid.
Stay updated on important financial aid dates and deadlines.
Find out if you qualify for federal or California grants. These are awards based on financial need that don't have to be paid back.
Learn the difference between federal and private loans, and figure out your best financing options.
Find out when to turn in the appropriate documents so you can qualify for federal and private loans.