FINANCIAL AID

2021-2022 Forms and Documents

Select a section to view a list of financial aid forms and documents for Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Summer 2022.

Loan Documents

Summer Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan Request Form
Submit this form to apply for the federal direct parent loan for undergraduate students (PLUS) for summer 2022. 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 financial aid. Upload may submit the loan request form using the link: https://finaidfiles.csun.edu/doc-upload )

Summer Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Request
To request a summer Graduate PLUS loan, Log into the myNorthridge portal and submit this form located on the Financial Matters tab. Note - Your request will not be processed until you are enrolled at least half time. It may take up to 4 weeks for this request to be processed.

Summer Federal Direct Request Form
If you have not borrowed your maximum loan amounts you may submit a Summer 2022 Federal Direct Loan Request. To access this form log into the myNorthridge portal and submit the form located on the Financial Matters tab. Note - Your request will not be processed until you are enrolled at least half time. It may take up to 4 weeks for this request to be processed.

The Deadline to submit a summer loan request is as follows:

  • Summer 2022 Session 1 & Session 3 - Deadline: August 5, 2022
  • Summer 2022 Session 2 - Deadline: June 28, 2022

Note: The deadline to submit loan request for fall and spring 2021-2022 has passed.

Appeals/Special Circumstances Forms

Income Appeal Form
The deadline to submit Income Appeals for 2021-2022 has passed.

Cost of Attendance Appeal (COA) Form
The deadline to submit Income Appeals for 2021-2022 has passed.

Dependency Override Request
Students who are considered dependent per federal/state definition must provide parental information on their financial aid application. In extraordinary and documented cases, a financial aid administrator may override a student’s dependency status for the purpose of applying for financial aid.  Go to  https://www.csun.edu/financialaid/appealsspecial-circumstances and read the information FAQs if you believe you have extraordinary circumstances which warrant a review of your dependency status for 2021-2022.

Other Forms and Documents

2021-2022 Verification of Non-filing 
Submit this form if we have requested you/spouse/parent to submit a 2019 verification of non-filing from the IRS and you have not been able to obtain that verification from the IRS or any tax authority.

2021-2022 Status Change Notification Form
Submit this form to report enrollment status changes for fall and/or spring term. You can access this form by logging into the myNorthridge portal and going to the Financial Matters tab.  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 your parent. This form must be completed every year.

2021-2022 Confirmation of Update to Citizenship
Submit this form to confirm your U.S. citizenship status. You must submit this form along with a copy of your 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.

2021-2022 Confirmation of Eligible Noncitizen Status  
Submit this form to confirm you are in an eligible noncitizen immigration status for financial aid purposes. Do not submit original immigration status documents by mail.  For additional information, refer to How to Submit Proof of Eligible Noncitizen Status guide.

2021-2022 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.

2021-2022 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. To safeguard our students and support virtual services, we have temporarily waived the requirement for you to present your unexpired valid government-issued photo identification (ID) in person or to have this form notarized. You have the option to mail a copy of your unexpired valid government-issued photo identification (ID) and this form to the Financial Aid & Scholarship Department, upload the documents or fax them to 1-818-677-6787. Follow instructions on the Financial Aid and Scholarship home page for instructions on submitting completed forms.

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.  Follow the instructions on the  Financial Aid and Scholarship home page for submitting completed forms.