Summer Financial Aid

To protect the health and safety of everyone in our community, our office staff is working remotely. For assistance, please contact the office either by phone by calling 310-243-3691 between the hours of 9:00 am – 5:00pm or email the office at finaid@csudh.edu. Please provide your first and last name, CSUDH ID number, phone number, and your questions in your email. For the latest CSUDH updates regarding COVID-19, please visit csudh.edu/together.

Check your Financial Aid status online at my.CSUDH.edu in the Student Center.

Did you know financial aid is available during the summer term? If you are planning to attend Summer Session and would like to be considered for summer aid, please download the Summer Aid Request Form and submit your form to the Financial Aid Office via financial aid dropbox no later than July 15, 2021. If you have questions, contact the Financial Aid Office.

Eligibility For Summer 2021

  • Start by completing the Summer 2021 Aid Request Form and submitting it to the Financial Aid Office. The filing deadline for this form is July 15, 2021.
  • Summer 2021 is the last term of our 2020-2021 academic year. Funding is not guaranteed.
  • The number of summer units will impact your aid eligibility.
  • The actual cost of attendance (fees, books, etc.) will be used to determine eligibility.
  • The Federal Direct Loan Program has annual limits on the amount a student can receive during an academic year. A full-time student may have exhausted program eligibility during the fall and spring semesters.
  • Failure to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements for financial aid recipients will impact summer eligibility.

Awarding of Summer Aid for Summer 2021

  • To view summer financial aid awards, please visit the Student Center at my.CSUDH.edu.
  • Be sure to have a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file for 2020-2021. Be sure to list your school code as 001141 so that CSUDH will automatically receive your processed information electronically.
  • Summer Pell Grant is any amount of remaining eligibility from the current school year or will be a new award as long as your enrolled at least half-time (6 units).
  • All offers of summer financial aid are contingent on students completing courses for the current semester. We will review grades at the end of the semester and if you did not meet the requirements of our Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy, you will not be considered for summer funding and will be required to pay your summer registration fees.
  • Summer Cal Grant may be available to current Cal Grant recipients depending on your individual eligibility. You must be enrolled at least half-time (6 units) and write CAL GRANT on your Summer Aid Request form. Receipt of summer Cal Grant funds will reduce your remaining eligibility in the Cal Grant program.

Payment of Summer Registration Fees

  • Students who have been awarded summer aid sufficient to cover their tuition fees will not be required to pay to prevent their classes from being dropped.