Welcome to CSUF Office of Financial Aid!


Office Hours:

In Person:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
* Last walk-in at 4:50 PM

Wednesday: 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
* Last walk-in at 4:50 PM

Phone Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
* Last call at 5:30 PM

Wednesday: 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
* Last call at 5:30 PM

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
* Last call at 4:30 PM

Virtual and Walk - In Counseling:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday : 9:00 AM -  4:00 PM
* Last appointment at 3:30 PM

Wednesday: 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
* Last appointment at 3:30 PM

* Call us to schedule a counseling appointment

  • 2022-2023 CDA/FAFSA

    Applications are open! Submit your application today!

    CSUF School Code: 001137

    Phone wait time can be as long as 45 minutes during peak times and Financial Aid Questions (inquiry ticketing service) responses can take up to 72 hours





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2022-2023 CDA/FAFSA   

Ready to submit your California Dream Act (CDA) or Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2022-2023 Academic year?

March 2, 2022 was the Priority Deadline for both the CDA and FAFSA. However, the application is still open. Submit your application today to be considered for financial aid for the 2022-2023 academic year!

For additional help with your CDA/FAFSA application, visit our YouTube Channel.

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Our Secure Document Submission Platform allows you to submit your Financial Aid "Tasks" items faster and more efficient than ever!
It's easily accessible and convenient. 

Access the Secure Document Submission Platform

You may also submit your documents by:

  • Fax: 657-278-1595
  • Mail: P.O. Box 6804 Gordon Hall 146 (formerly UH-146) Fullerton, CA 92834-6804
  • Drop Box: located  to the right of our main door

Message from the Office of Financial Aid:

Dear Titans,

In these unprecedented and challenging times, our strength shines through in how we care for each other as we navigate these uncertain times together.  We are please to announce that the Office of Financial Aid is now serving students in-person and virtually, with full services available to meet all of your financial aid needs.

Please see our new extended in-person and phone hours above for summer 2022. 

The Office of Financial Aid thanks you for your understanding and patience during this busy time, and we look forward to hearing from you, Titans. And as always remember, Titans Reach Higher! 


  • August 10th - First Fall 2022 Disbursement
  • August 12th - Fall 2022 Titan A Payment Deadline
  • August 12th - Fall 2022 Payment Plan Deadline #1
  • August 20th - Fall 2022 Classes Begin
  • August 25th - Fall 2022 Titan B Payment Deadline
  • September 12th - Fall 2022 Payment Plan Deadline #2
  • September 19th - Fall 2022 Census Date 
  • October 12th - Fall 2022 Payment Plan Deadline #3


  • The Department of Education announces Verification Requirement Waivers for 2022-23 aid year.  All eligible verification documents have been waived.  
  • Cal Grants for 2022-23 aid year will be awarded in July/August.  Please check your WebGrants account to ensure your Cal Grant eligibility. 
  • For HEERF III Emergency Grant information, visit our COVID-19 FAQ.


Frequently Asked Questions
Updated Regularly!

additional resources:

Has your Family Income changed?

For the 2022-2023 FAFSA and CDA Application, your 2020 Federal Income Tax Information was requested. Has your Family income significantly decreased since your 2020 taxes were filed? If so, you may qualify for a Projected Year Income Appeal for the 2022-2023 academic year. Please see our page on Projected Year Income Appeals for more information.


Need additional assistance?

Tuffy's Basic Needs Service Center provides assistance for students facing financial hardship with a variety of services.