Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

Financial Aid & Scholarship Office

2024-25 FAFSA & CADAA Are Open

Check Out CatBot!

We now have a bot that can answer general financial aid questions! It's the red circle on the lower right hand corner. If you have a question specific to your financial aid, the bot won't know the answer so you'll want to reach out to us. Enjoy CatBot!

FAFSA & CADAA School Code: 001146

Welcome to the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office at Chico State. We offer a range of services, including helping students to apply for financial aid, completing verification requirements, and maintaining eligibility throughout their time at Chico State.

Our dedicated team is here to support you every step of the way. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.


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Important Dates & New Information

FAFSA/CADAA Renewal Workshops (PDF): Drop in, no need to stay the whole time!

  • Where: Student Services Center 206
  • When
    • Feb. 15, 1 - 3 PM
    • Feb. 22, 1 - 3 PM (CADAA)
    • Feb. 27, 11AM - 1 PM
    • Feb. 29, 2 - 4 PM
    • Mar. 6, 11AM - 1 PM ( zoom only - see flyer (PDF))
    • Mar. 14, 2 - 4 PM (CADAA)
    • Mar. 26, 12 - 2 PM ( zoom only - see flyer (PDF))
    • Mar. 28, 1 - 4 PM
    • Apr. 2, 10AM - 1 PM

Faculty and Staff: See Payments to Students Guide

Student Loan Payments Have Resumed: studentaid.gov(opens in new window)

Fresh Start:  one-time temporary program that offers special benefits for borrowers with defaulted federal student loans

Financial Aid Calendar

Award Guide

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

Award Guide 2023-2024 (PDF)