Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

File 2024-25 FAFSA/ CADAA - May 2 Priority Deadline!


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FAFSA & CADAA School Code: 001146

Welcome to the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office at Chico State. We offer a range of services, including helping students to apply for financial aid, completing verification requirements, and maintaining eligibility throughout their time at Chico State.

Our dedicated team is here to support you every step of the way. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.

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Important Dates & New Information

Apr. 15: Submit a 2023-24 appeal by April 15, 2024 to ensure on-time processing by the last day of instruction. After April 15, please make an appointment with an advisor for appeal consideration for 2023-24. 

May 2: Priority deadline for 2024-25 FAFSA/CADAA 

FAFSA/CADAA Renewal Workshops (PDF): Drop in, no need to stay the whole time!

  • Where: Student Services Center 206
  • When
    • Apr. 18, 1 PM - 3 PM
    • Apr. 25, 2 PM - 4 PM, (zoom only - see flyer (PDF))
    • Apr. 30, 11 AM - 1 PM

Faculty and Staff: See Payments to Students Guide

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Fresh Start:  one-time temporary program that offers special benefits for borrowers with defaulted federal student loans

Financial Aid Calendar

Award Guide

The award guide is a multi-page PDF document outlining everything you need to know regarding your financial aid. 

Award Guide 2024-2025 (PDF)

Award Guide 2023-2024 (PDF)