AWARD GUIDE (pdf)
financial aid award,
Policies & Conditions
- Information Disclosure
Federal law protects the confidentiality of your financial aid file. You need to provide written consent if you wish your parents, spouse, or others, to discuss your file or the details of your financial aid award with staff in our office. Click here to learn more.
- Rights and Responsibilites
Federal regulations require that you have the right to know certain information as a financial aid recipient. We are also required to inform you of your responsibilities in applying for and accepting aid. Click here to learn more.
The federal government randomly selects for verification about one in three FAFSAs each year. If your FAFSA is selected, you will be able to read that on your Student Aid report (SAR). You will also be notified by e-mail from us to provide copies of yours and/or your parents federal tax forms, other documents as necessary, and a Verification Worksheet. Click here to learn more.
- Withdrawal, Refunds, and Repayment
Because we administer federal funds, we must have a written policy regarding financial aid recipients who withdraw or otherwise fail to complete the term for which they received financial aid. Click here to learn more.
- Satisfactory Academic Progress
Federal regulations require CSU, Chico to establish, publish, and apply satisfactory academic progress (SAP) standards for student financial aid recipients. Click here to learn more.
- Coordination of Resources
Federal financial aid programs, other federal, and non-federal programs must be monitored in conjunction with all available information on student resources to avoid financial aid overawards. Click here to learn more.