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SUMMER FINANCIAL AID TERMS & CONDITIONS


Awarding of Summer Session Grant (SSG) will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to limited funds, not all students who meet the eligibility criteria for SSG will receive it.

Important CSUF Policies Regarding Your SUMMER Award
When you accept summer financial aid funds, you acknowledge the following policies:

Policy One - California State University, Fullerton reserves the right to review, adjust or cancel financial aid awards at any time because of changes in federal, state, or CSUF availability of funds.

Policy Two - Summer Session Grant (SSG) funds are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to cover the tuition fee portion of the undergraduate cost of registration (campus fees not included).

Policy Three - You must enroll in at least 3 units to be considered for Summer Session Grant (SSG).

Policy Four - Pell Grant is based on remaining academic year eligibility and may be adjusted according to the number of units in which you enroll.

Teaching credential students: To receive a Federal Pell Grant, you must be classified as a 'PBC' (post-baccalaureate credential) student by the CSUF Office of Admissions. In addition, you must be enrolled in at least 6 units of teaching credential courses. Prerequisite or 'waiver' courses are not included in calculating your enrolled units for purposes of the Federal Pell Grant program.

Policy Five - You are responsible for paying summer registration fees if you do not receive sufficient financial aid to cover your summer charges in full. A hold may be placed on your ability to register for a future semester for any unpaid balance of your summer fees.

Policy Six - If you stop attending a class, you are responsible for following the withdrawal procedures and deadlines published in the summer class schedule. Withdrawal from one or more courses may result in aid cancellation and you may be required to repay part or all of any summer aid that was disbursed to your account or given to you.

Policy Seven - When the University prepares your disbursement, your fees will be paid first by applying your financial aid funds directly to your fee obligation. Any funds remaining will be prepared and sent to you in the form of a paper check or to your bank account through Direct Deposit.

Policy Eight - Your eligibility is based on enrollment and summer educational expenses. You must be enrolled at least half-time (6 units or equivalent) to be eligible for a Federal loan.

Graduate master's degree students: must be enrolled in the equivalent of 6 units of courses numbered 400 or higher (lower division courses do not earn unit credit and therefore do not meet the enrollment requirement).

Policy Nine - Your eligibility for financial aid programs is contingent upon your meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policies. Your progress will be monitored at the end of each spring term.

Policy Ten - Regulations governing financial aid are subject to change at any time without notice.

Policy Eleven - Your financial aid offer will be void and/or one or more financial aid programs (as appropriate) will be canceled if it is based on any error in determining eligibility for aid whether you or the Office of Financial Aid made the error.

Policy Twelve - If you withdraw from the University, any fee refund due will be returned to the appropriate financial aid account.

Policy Thirteen - Summer grant payments are directly related to a student's number of enrolled units. If you received summer grant payments and your enrollment status is reduced during the summer term, you may be billed for any overpaid amount.

Policy Fourteen - Your award may be adjusted or canceled due to changes in financial aid need, state residency, marital or academic status or if you fail to comply with State, Federal and University regulations.

 

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