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Financial Aid CalendarOngoing
June 1, 2013
Research external (private) scholarships. Visit Scholarships for scholarship research options.
Priority deadline for receipt of requested financial aid "To Do List" items to assure completion of file for first Fall 2013 disbursement.
July 31, 2013
Fall 2013 Registration and Tuition Fee Payment Deadline Financial aid recipients are required to pay the difference between all University charges (including registration and tuition fees, on-campus housing and board plan) and pending financial aid. Students who have not paid registration and tuition fees will not be allowed to add classes during the Course Add/Drop period. Students who fail to pay tuition fees or do not have sufficient financial aid to pay tuition fees will be assessed a late fee and may have classes dropped for non-payments. For more information see Using Your Aid to Pay Charges.
August 22, 2013
Financial Aid Refunds First financial aid refunds for the Fall semester disbursed by Electronic Funds Transfer or mailed to students who have met all processing requirements and who have a credit balance after total charges are paid. For more information see Receiving Your Money: How Financial Aid is Disbursed.
September 5, 2013
First possible refund for students receiving Alternative Loans and who have a credit balance after total charges are paid.
September 20, 2013
University Census - Financial aid awards adjusted for Fall semester enrollment. Awards may be reduced for students enrolled in fewer than full-time units. See University Census.
Last day to submit a Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal or Maximum Unit Appeal to be considered for aid for the Fall semester.
October 1, 2013
2014-2015 CSU, Chico Scholarship application available online. See CSU, Chico Scholarships. Scholarship application available through December 15, 2013.
November 1, 2013
Last day to submit an Exceptional Circumstance Appeal for fall-only students.
November 30, 2013
Last day to submit Stafford or PLUS loan application for Fall 2013 (fall-only students).
December 15, 2013
Last day to submit the online application for CSU, Chico Scholarships for 2014-2015.
January 1, 2014
January 16, 2014
FAFSA on the Web available for the 2014/2015 academic year. Submit a new or renewal FAFSA. You may use estimated income and asset information if you have not yet completed your prior year federal income tax returns. Make sure you update with actual tax and income information after you have filed your taxes. Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to streamline and expedite the processing of your financial aid application. Net investments and assets should be accurate as of the date the FAFSA is signed. CSU, Chico's Federal School Code is 001146.
February 14, 2014
Financial Aid Refunds - first financial aid refunds for Spring semester disbursed by Electronic Funds Transfer or mailed to students who have met all processing requirements and who have a credit balance after total charges are paid.
March 2, 2014
University Census - Financial aid awards adjusted for Spring semester enrollment. Awards may be reduced for students enrolled in fewer than full-time units. Also see University Census.
Last day to submit a Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal or Maximum Unit Appeal to be considered for aid for the Spring semester.
Deadline for Cal Grant application. Find information about how to apply at http://www.calgrants.org/index.cfm?navId=22.
April 1, 2014
Priority application date for the 2014/2015 FAFSA. Your FAFSA must be received by the Office of Federal Student Aid by this date in order for you to be considered for all available funds. We will continue to accept applications after March 2 and distribute remaining funds throughout the academic year.
Last day to submit an Exceptional Circumstance Appeal for academic year or spring-only students.
May 1, 2014
2014/2015 Financial Aid and Scholarship Office forms available.
2014 Summer Aid applications available.
Begin to notify students of 2014/2015 estimated financial aid awards. Students will receive an email notification to access their Student Center to view their estimated offer.
Last day to submit Spring 2014 loan and computer budget adjustment requests.
Last day to submit alternative loan requests for Spring 2014.