FINANCIAL AID

2018-2019 Forms and Documents

Select a section to view a list of financial aid forms and documents for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019.

Loan Documents

Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan Request Form
Submit this form to apply for the federal direct parent loan for undergraduate students (PLUS). For information about this parent loan program, go to http://www.csun.edu/financialaid/federal-plus-loan (Do not submit this form until you have been awarded your financial aid)

Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan Request Form
When you click the link, you will be redirected to the myNorthridge portal. Log in and complete the electronic Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan Request Form. It may take up to 8 weeks for this request to be processed. (Do not submit this form until you have been awarded your financial aid)

Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification Form
All applicants for private educational loans are required to complete and submit a self-certification form to their lender of choice. Click here to get additional information on Private Education Loans.

Federal Direct Loan Request e-Form
Do NOT use this link if you can accept your Direct Loan online, (see How to Accept a Loan Tutorial). When you click on the link above you will be redirected to the myNorthridge portal. Log in and complete the electronic 2018-2019 Federal Direct Loan Request e-form. It may take up to 8 weeks for this request to be processed.

Income Appeal Forms

Student Income Appeal Form
Submit this form to apply for an income appeal for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Parent Income Appeal Form
Submit this form to apply for a parent income appeal of a dependent student

Cost of Attendance Increase Appeal Form
Submit this form to apply for an increase to your Cost of attendance

Other Forms and Documents

2018-2019 Status Change Notification Form
Submit this form to report enrollment status changes for fall and/or spring term. When you click the link, you will be redirected to the myNorthridge portal. Log in and complete the electronic Status Change Notification. It may take up to 4 weeks for this request to be processed.

Authorization to Release Information  
Submit this form to authorize the Financial Aid & Scholarship Department to release student or parent information to a third party. This form must be completed every year.

2018-2019 Confirmation of Update to Citizenship  
Submit this form to confirm that you have updated your U.S. citizenship status with the Social Security Administration. You must also present, in person, to the Financial Aid & Scholarship Department your original citizenship document as proof of your U.S. citizenship status. Do not send original citizenship documents by mail.  For additional information, refer to How to Submit Proof of U.S. Citizenship guide.

2018-2019 Selective Service Registration 
Submit this form to notify the Financial Aid & Scholarship Department of your Selective Service registration status. Male students between the ages of 18 and 25 are required to register with Selective Service before financial aid eligibility can be determined. You must attach proof of your Selective Service registration or proof of your exemption status. Log in to the myNorthridge Portal, go to the SOLAR Student Center and review your To-Do List to see if the form is requested.  For additional information, refer to How to Submit Proof of Selective Service Registration guide.

2018-2019 Statement of Educational Purpose    
Submit this form so that the Financial Aid & Scholarship Department can verify your identity and collect a statement of educational purpose as required by the U.S. Department of Education. You must appear in person at the Financial Aid & Scholarship Department, present a valid government-issued photo ID and sign a statement of educational purpose attesting that the federal financial assistance you receive will be used for educational purposes only. If you are unable to appear in person, you must sign the statement, have a notary public sign it to confirm that you appeared and presented the ID confirming your identity, and submit it with a copy of your ID.

Government ID Affidavit
Submit this form if unable to present proof of your eligible noncitizen document(s) in person.   You must sign the statement, have a notary public sign it to confirm that you appeared and presented the ID confirming your identity, and submit it with a copy of your ID.