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Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

Staff from the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office are working remotely and we are still available to answer your questions via phone, email or Zoom!

The Financial Aid & Scholarship Office is still working to help you! Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are now providing financial aid assistance virtually. You can email us with any questions at or call 530-898-6451 and leave a phone message for us. We will contact you with answers or to set up a virtual advising appointment. For now, all our advising appointments will be via phone or zoom meeting. For scholarship questions, email Hang in there Wildcats!

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Temporary Virtual Services:

FAFSA School Code: 001146

Welcome to the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office at Chico State. We help students apply for financial aid, complete verification and maintain eligibility.

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Important Dates

Monitor your To Do List via the Student Center to see if there are any required documents we need to complete your financial aid file.

April 2020
Begin to notify students of 2020/2021 estimated financial aid awards. Students will receive an email notification to access their Student Center to view their estimated offer.

April 17, 2020
Last day to submit an Exceptional Circumstance Appeal for academic year or spring-only students.

April 27, 2020
Last day to submit a loan application (Direct Stafford, PLUS, or Alternative). Also last day to submit a computer budget adjustment request. 

Financial Aid Calendar

Award Guide 2020-21

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

Award Guide 2020-21 (PDF)