Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

Important Dates

July 31, 2019
Fall 2019 registration and tuition fee payment deadline. Financial aid recipients are required to pay the difference between all University charges and pending financial aid. 

August 22, 2019
First financial aid refunds for the Fall semester disbursed to students who have met all processing requirements and who have a credit balance after total charges are paid. For more information see Receiving Your Money.

September 5, 2019
First possible refund for students receiving Alternative Loans and who have a credit balance after total charges are paid. 

September 20, 2019
University Census - Financial aid awards adjusted for fall semester enrollment. Awards may be reduced or canceled for students enrolled in fewer than full-time units. See University Census.

Also, last day to submit a Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal or Maximum Unit Appeal to be considered for aid for the fall semester.

October 1, 2019
FAFSA on the Web available for the 2020/2021 academic year. Submit a new or renewal FAFSA. Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to streamline and expedite the processing of your financial aid application. Net investments and assets should be accurate as of the date the FAFSA is signed. CSU, Chico's Federal School Code is 001146.

Financial Aid Calendar

Award Guide 2019-20

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

Award Guide 2019-20 (PDF)