STUDENTS' STEPS FOR SUMMER AID
Sac State requires a separate summer financial aid application in addition to the FAFSA which will be available at the Financial Aid website on April 2008 at www.csus.edu/faid . You must be enrolled in a minimum
of 6 units to qualify for most aid programs. Apply for a Personal Identification Number (PIN) at www.pin.ed.gov for you and your parents (if you are a dependent student).
- File the 2007/08
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), if you have
not already done so for Fall 2007 or Spring 2008 at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
- Be as thorough and
as accurate as possible. it is highly recommended that you complete the "FAFSA on the Web Worksheet" prior to completing the FAFSA online.
- Don't leave any required items blank.
- Important: At step
6 of FAFSA, list CSU, Sacramento's federal code 001150.
- You may meet with a Financial
Aid Counselor to discuss any special circumstances that should
- If you have already
filed the FAFSA, but did not list CSU, Sacramento, go back to www.fafsa.ed.gov home page and select "Make Corrections to a processed FAFSA", add the Sac State's school code 001150 and submit it OR you may call
the federal processor at 1-800-433-3243 with the DRN from your Student
Aid Report (SAR) to provide the school name and school code 001150.
- Complete the "Sacramento State
Institutional Summer Financial Aid Application" online on the Financial Aid website at www.csus.edu/faid after April 1, 2008 through June 6, 2008.
- Submit all requested
documents to the Financial Aid Office promptly.
- When your file is
complete, you will receive an email "Award Notification" detailing any aid for which you
are eligible. Promptly submit it online after accepting or declining the aid offered.
- Report address/phone
changes on your "My Sac State".
for Financial Aid
Disbursements will occur during the first week of the last session
in which you are enrolled. For example, if you are registered for
courses in Session A (first 6-weeks) and Session B (second 6-weeks),
you will not receive your aid until the first week of Session B.
Financial aid checks/disbursement mailers will be mailed to the address on file with Admissions and Records. The check has a disbursement mailer with it which will
be sent for each disbursement. The check/disbursement mailer will contain the following information: Types of Aid received, amounts tranferred to pay any debt, balance of aid, and your disbursement date.
Fees Paid by a Sponsored
(Foreign Government, Institution, Department of Rehabilitation, Veterans Affairs Office, etc.)
Before your registration day:
authorization from your sponsor must be on file in the
Student Financial Services Center five business days
prior to your registration day.
the name of your sponsor on the fee statement form.
your sponsor pays only part of the fees, include a payment
for your portion with the fee statement form.
you know that your authorization will not be received
in time for you to register, you will need to pay your
own fees and apply for reimbursement when proper authorization
you have any questions concerning your fees being paid by
a sponsored program, call (916) 278-6736.