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    • 2020/2021 Forms

      Most financial aid forms are completed electronically through your Financial Aid Account(opens in new window). If for some reason you are unable to create a Financial Aid Account or upload documents, please contact our office for assistance at 530-898-6451.

      A few forms for the 2020/2021 aid year are provided in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Download the free Acrobat Reader if you don't already have it.
       


      Appeals

        • Family Contribution Appeal: Income Reduction appeal or Non-Reimbursed Medical/Dental/Vision appeal or Support of Extended Family Members
          1. To request one of these appeals select the request button on your Financial Aid Account and select “Family Contribution Appeal”. If you have not logged into your Financial Aid Account before, you will need to create an account. (To create an account, enter your name exactly as it appears on your FAFSA).
          2. After selecting “Family Contribution Appeal” enter a short description, then click submit.
          3. Directly below the Chico State logo, click the “2020-2021 Family Contribution Appeal” tab and select the option that applies to your circumstances.
          4. Complete the electronic form and e-sign it. If you or your parents are unable to e-sign the form, download it and sign it. 
          5. Upload supporting documentation as outlined on the appeal form you completed.
          6. Finish your appeal by clicking the “submit” button at the bottom.
          7. Appeals will be reviewed in the order received. You will receive notice of our decision in your Wildcat email. For more information visit our appeals web page.  
          8. Call us at 530-898-6451 if you have any questions.
        • Exceptional Circumstances: Childcare/Elementary/Secondary School Tuition or Student Change in Marital Status or Travel Adjustment 
          1. To request one of these appeals select the request button on your Financial Aid Account and select the appropriate appeal. If you have not logged into your Financial Aid Account before, you will need to create an account. (To create an account, enter your name exactly as it appears on your FAFSA).
          2. After selecting the appeal enter a short description, then click submit.
          3. Directly below the Chico State logo, click the tab with your appeal.
          4. Follow the directions to complete the electronic form. 
          5. Complete the electronic form and e-sign it. If you or your parents are unable to e-sign the form, download it and sign it. 
          6. Upload supporting documentation if required.
          7. Finish your appeal by clicking the “submit” button at the bottom.
          8. Appeals are reviewed in the order received. You will receive notice of our decision in your Wildcat email. For more information visit our appeals web page. 
          9. Call us at 530-898-6451 if you have any questions.
        • Dependency Status
          1. To request a dependency status appeal select the request button on your Financial Aid Account and select the appropriate appeal. If you have not logged into your Financial Aid Account before, you will need to create an account. (To create an account, enter your name exactly as it appears on your FAFSA).
          2. After selecting the appeal enter a short description, then click submit.
          3. Directly below the Chico State logo, click the tab with your appeal.
          4. Follow the directions to complete the electronic form. 
          5. Upload supporting documentation.
          6. Finish your appeal by clicking the “submit” button at the bottom.
          7. For more information visit our dependency appeals web page.  
          8. Call us at 530-898-6451 if you have any questions.
        • Max Unit Appeal (PDF)
        • SAP Appeal (PDF)

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