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Division Of Student Affairs

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Dates & Deadlines


The Financial Aid Applications are available for the 2017-2018 academic year. File early to meet priority deadlines.  Visit our Early Application Changes page.   

Spring 2017 disbursements begin one week before Spring semester begins.  Disbursements occur twice a week through Census and weekly thereafter.  If eligible, allow 2 - 3 business days after disbursement for an eRefund.  Read more on Disbursements and Refunds.

Fall SAP Probation Review -
Probation students must pass Probation standards for Spring aid eligibility.  Grade review will begin week of January 9th.  Monitor your Student Center regularly.

FA Awareness - Early Bird Gets the Worm! Get a head start and attend one of our workshops for assistance in completing your 2017-2018 financial aid application.

Fuel for $chool - A New Financial Aid Tool! The FA Meter Tool is a new financial planning tool for your academic career at Sac State.  Check out FA Meter Tool located on your Student Center under the Finances section and plan for a timely graduation. For more information download the FA Meter tutorial (pdf).

It's not too late to apply for aid for the 2016-2017 academic year.   File online: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Dream Act. Sacramento State's Federal School Code is 001150.

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sacstatefinaid to receive the latest in financial aid news, events, and reminders.



Student Service Center Hours

 General Office Hours
Monday -  Friday  8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Phone Hours
Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Financial Aid & Scholarship services are provided at the Student Service Center in the Lassen Hall Lobby

Get Connected

Lassen Hall
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6044
Phone: (916) 278-1000
Fax: (916) 278-6082

Counseling Hours
Monday - Friday 9 am - 3pm

Scholarship Contact
Phone: (916) 278-6179