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Apply for Aid Financial Aid & Scholarships

About Apply for Aid

Application Information

“Financial Aid” refers to aid programs such as state grants, federal grants, federal work-study, scholarships, and student and parent loans. A combination of these programs are designed to help students cover the costs of higher education.

Sacramento State School Code: 001150

Steps to Receive Financial Aid

  1. Complete your Financial Aid Application before the March 2nd Priority Filing Date
  2. Monitor Your My Sac State Student Center
  3. Upload your financial aid documents
  4. Accept or Decline Awards in your Student Center
  5. Clear any Holds in your Student Center
  6. Understand the Disbursement Process

Award Notification Guide 2022-2023

Award Notification Guide 2023-2024

Video Resources & Tutorials

Please access our video library for more information about Financial Aid.

View Financial Aid Video Presentations

Financial Wellness @ Sac State

Our financial wellness program is designed to help students change their perception of money! We offer free, confidential coaching sessions and workshops throughout the year.

Email us at to schedule a coaching session or ask us a question!

Visit the Financial Wellness Website

Find Us

Student Service Center
Lassen Hall, Room 1000

Contact Us

Phone: (916) 278-1000, Option 2