Financial Aid & Scholarship Department
The Financial Aid and Scholarship Department remains committed to providing essential services in a virtual environment. To protect the health and safety of everyone in our community, our counters in Bayramian Hall are closed until further notice however, we are available to answer your questions by phone at 1-818-677-4085 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our business hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In addition, the Scholarship Office is available to answer your scholarship questions by phone at 1-818-677-4907 Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. You can also email your scholarship questions to email@example.com. Please be sure to visit myMatador Scholarships at csun.edu/scholarships for up to date scholarship opportunities!
Please note from time to time our department may experience a large number of phone calls and email messages but know we are doing our best to respond to you as quickly as possible. Typically, you can expect a response to emailed questions within 2 days. We appreciate your patience.
We are always developing ways to assist students in finding information they need. We are always developing ways to assist students in finding information they need. Please review our How-To Guides that may answer some of your questions:
- How-To Guides & Tutorials at https://www.csun.edu/financialaid/how-guides - Step-by-step instructions on where to see your To Do List, how to view your financial aid award; how to submit documents such as tax transcripts, proof of Selective Service registration, citizenship status and more.
If you have documents on your “To Do List” that must be submitted, we have two options you can use to get your documents to our department. Please make sure to include your Student ID number on each page you submit. Documents without an ID number will not be processed.
You can upload your documents using the following link: https://finaidfiles.csun.edu/doc-upload
Important: Prior to uploading your documents, please make sure to save your documents using your student ID number as the file name.
You may fax your documents to 1-818-677-6787.
Option 3 - You may mail your documents to:
Financial Aid & Scholarship Department
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8307
Thank you for visiting our web page and we look forward to servicing you!
Financial Aid and Scholarship Department
This appeal application is open to students who have already received a CSUN Cares for Students (CCS) Grant in spring 2021 but need additional funds to help with extraordinary emergency educational related expenses incurred as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Grant amounts range from $100 up to a maximum of $1,000. Read more
President Erika D. Beck recently notified eligible students they would be receiving a CSUN Cares for Students (CCS) Grant. Intended to provide COVID-related relief, this grant awards federal financial assistance to students currently enrolled on at least a part-time basis with a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file for the 2020-2021 academic year. Read more
In order to ensure that financial aid awards for the 2021-2022 academic year are processed in a timely manner, we will be limiting Financial Aid Counselor hours. Read more
This special grant is made available to provide emergency financial assistance to California Dream Act Applicants who have COVID-9 related expenses but are not eligible for the CARES Act grant. The CSUN Covid-19 Grant will be automatically awarded to eligible students by the Financial Aid & Scholarship Department. Grants will be disbursed beginning March 25, 2021. Here are the most frequently asked questions about the CSUN COVID-19 Grant Program. Read more
Learn several budgeting tools, tips to spend and borrow wisely, and basic information about credit cards. Read more
If you missed our annual financial aid workshop you can view our webinar recording to help you navigate the application process. We have also developed a FAQ that may help you in completing your application.
The California Dream Act is NOT based on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status. Therefore, students receiving financial aid through the California Dream Act will not be impacted by the ending of DACA. In addition, the provisions of AB540/AB2000 are California Law and will not be affected by federal action related to DACA. Read more