There are application changes starting with the 2017-2018 academic year

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Dream Act Applications are available to file online as of October 1. For more information, visit our Early Financial Aid Application website. Sacramento State Federal School Code: 001150

Which application do I use?

  • Who applies using the FAFSA?
    • U.S. Citizen
    • Eligible non-U.S. Citizen

      FAFSA available at
  • Who applies using the Dream Act application?
    • Non U.S. Citizen AB 540
    • DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

      Dream Act application available at

Why file by March 2?

  • Cal Grant and Middle Class Scholarship have a set deadline of March 2
  • Sacramento State's priority filing deadline for limited funded financial aid is March 2
    • State University Grant
    • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
    • Federal Work Study
    • Federal Perkins

Need Help Filing?  


Come by to one of the workshops during drop-in hours listed below

Days                                                                                   Times                                                Location
Oct. 27, 2016, Nov. 10, 2016 and Jan. 31, 2017                  11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.                    Redwood Room, University Union
Feb. 2 and Feb. 21, 2017                                                       1:30 to 3:30 p.m.                            Welcome Center, Lassen Hall          

You must have a valid parking permit to park in the student designated parking areas.