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Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

We 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 call us at 530-898-6451 Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or email us with any questions at 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

July 24

Parent PLUS loan priority deadline

July 29

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

August 1

Alternative Private Educational Loan priority deadline    

August 20

Financial aid disbursement begins

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)