Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

We are available to answer your questions via phone, email, live chat or Zoom!

The Financial Aid & Scholarship Office is working to help you! Due to COVID-19, we are providing financial aid assistance virtually. You can call us at 530-898-6451 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., use live chat on this web page, or email us with any questions at For now, all our advising appointments will be via phone or zoom meeting. For scholarship questions, email We look forward to returning to campus!

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


Apply for 2021-2022 financial aid! The FAFSA(opens in new window) (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and CADAA(opens in new window) (CA Dream Act Application) are available. The priority deadline of March 2 has passed, but you can still apply.

July 28:  Registration and tuition fee payment deadline. Aid must be accepted to defer fees.  

Financial Aid Calendar

Award Guide

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

Award Guide 2021-2022 (PDF)

Award Guide 2020-2021 (PDF)