Whether you want to begin budgeting or simply need clarification on a financial aid term, these resources will help you get beyond the basics.
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.
Watch short video answers to your questions about paying for college.
As a supplement to the Verification Worksheet, the verification guide provides answers to common questions, important links and work sheet samples.
Your guide to the financial aid award process — learn about the types of funds available, average costs, and important rights and regulations.
Review the easy-to-understand loan acceptance and anticipated aid tutorials, so there isn’t a delay in receiving your financial aid funds.
Step-by-step instruction on how to obtain tax transcripts and submit proof of Selective Service registration, citizenship status, and eligible noncitizen status.
Financial aid terminology can seem like a language unto itself. Get the meaning behind the monetary jargon by looking up terms in this simple glossary.
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The federal government provides a number of tax incentives that may help lower the cost of higher education. Read about the various tax credits and deductions.
If you need help filing your tax return, check out the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at CSUN. If you plan to prepare your own tax return, take a look at comparison reviews of online tax software before you begin the process.
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Take a look at specialized programs aimed at erasing student loans after graduation. If you're willing work in a certain area as a teacher or nurse, you may have a chance of kissing those loans goodbye.
These outside resources will help navigate your financial aid journey. Take a look at these links for further assistance.
See how many CSUN students in the 2012-2013 school year were affected by financial aid.