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  • Financial Aid Awareness
    pm Phones Monday Friday 9 am 4 pm Drop In Counseling Hours Monday Friday 9 11 30 am 1 3 pm Scholarship Hours Monday Friday 9 11 30 am 1 3 pm Phone 916 278 6179 More information Follow Us Flash Your FAFSA and DREAM Big Event February is Financial Aid Awareness Month Every February the Financial Aid Office hosts events on campus to help students and their families understand the financial aid process and help them complete their financial aid application It is important for students to complete their financial aid application by the March 2 priority filing date The 2016 2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA and Dream Act application are available to file online Sacramento State Federal School Code 001150 WHICH APPLICATION SHOULD I USE Who applies using the FAFSA U S Citizens Eligible Non eligible Citizens Who applies using the Dream Act application AB 540 students Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals DACA WHY FILE BY MARCH 2 The California Student Aid Commission CSAC has a set filing deadline of March 2 for Cal Grants A and B Middle Class Scholarship MCS Sacramento State s priority filing deadline for limited funded aid is March 2 for State University Grant SUG Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant FSEOG Federal Work Study FWS NEED HELP FILING Attend one of the following events and be entered into a drawing for prizes We ll also have music and snacks Test your Financial Aid IQ by completing a short survey Dates Times Location February 11 2016 10 00 a m 2 00 p m Redwood Room University Union February 18 2016 10 00 a m 1 30 p m Redwood Room University Union Interactive Campus Map THE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE WILL BE THERE TO HELP YOU Answer questions about the FAFSA

    Original URL path: http://www.csus.edu/faid/financialaid_awareness/index.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Loans
    are encouraged to apply for a private loan no earlier than June 1 for the upcoming academic year Private loans are certified by the Financial Aid Office one academic year at a time When applying for a private loan use the correct loan period for the term s or academic year you are requesting the private loan for Loan Periods An academic year loan includes Fall and Spring 2014 2015 academic year loan period 09 02 14 05 22 15 Fall only loans Fall 2014 09 02 2014 12 19 2015 Spring only loans Spring 2015 01 26 2014 05 22 2015 Summer only loan periods should start with the beginning date of your first summer course and should end with the last date of enrollment for summer If applying for a summer private loan you MUST also complete a Summer Aid Application available every April Top Loan Limits and Interest Rates Annual Direct Loan Limits Class Level Subsidized Additional Unsubsidized Dependent Additional Unsubsidized Independent Freshman 3 500 2 000 6 000 Sophomore 4 500 2 000 6 000 Junior Senior 5 500 2 000 7 000 Teaching Credential 5 500 0 7 000 Graduate n a n a 20 500 Aggregate Lifetime Direct Loan Limits Dependent Independent Max Subsidized Undergraduate 31 000 57 500 23 000 Graduate n a 138 500 n a Includes loans received for undergraduate study Fixed Interest Rates Borrower Loan Type Loan Period Fixed Interes Rate Undergraduate Students Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized 7 1 2014 6 30 2015 4 66 Graduate and Professional Students Direct Unsubsidized 7 1 2014 6 30 2015 6 21 Parents and Graduate Students Direct PLUS 7 1 2014 6 30 2015 7 21 For more information on Interest Rates and Fees click here IMPORTANT Loan Information Beginning July 1 2012 all Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized loans will have a 1 origination fee applied at disbursement and the Direct PLUS loan will have a 4 origination fee applied at disbursement Federal Direct Subsidized Loans originated before July 1 2012 interest is deferred while the borrower is enrolled at least half time during grace periods and periods of deferment Top Student Loan Repayment There is a lot to consider when it comes to repaying federal student loans Understanding the details of repayment can go a long way in your financial planning Find out when your repayment begins how to make a payment repayment plan options and what to do if you have trouble making payments and much more You can access your federal student loan information using the National Student Loan Data System NSLDS Exit Loan Counseling A mandatory online information session which takes place when you graduate or attend school less than half time The session explains your loan rights and responsibilities and when repayment begins If you graduated or stopped attending at least half time at Sacramento State we will place a To Do list item in your My Sac State Student Center to complete this requirement You must

    Original URL path: http://www.csus.edu/faid/types%20of%20aid/Loan%20Programs.html (2016-02-12)
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  • index
    as the COA UNDERGRADUATE FULL TIME STUDENT 2015 2016 Academic Year Allowance With Parents On Campus Off Campus Food Housing 4 770 11 970 Transportation 1 332 1 062 1 476 Miscellaneous Personal 1 392 1 392 1 392 TOTAL 15 932 24 352 23 276 DIRECT COSTS Tuition Fees 6 674 6 674 6 674 Food Housing 13 460 INDIRECT COSTS Books Supplies 1 764 1 764 1 764 The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum Tuition fees listed in posted schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate Therefore the CSU must reserve the right even after initial tuition fee payments are made to increase or modify any listed tuition fees without notice until the date when instruction for a particular semester has begun All CSU listed tuition fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by The Board of Trustees Note The cost associated with all items that are italicized will depend on choices you make Tuition Fees are set by the University In some cases they may vary based on your academic program and the number of credit hours you take each term Tuition and fees can change and the actual costs will be finalized once the state budget is approved Food Housing costs are determined by the housing choice you make If you live and eat your meals on campus the college bills you for these expenses The charges vary depending on the room and meal plan you choose If you plan to live at home or off campus the expense is then an estimate these expenses Books Supplies costs are associated with your course and study materials You can sometimes choose to buy new or used textbooks or even rent textbooks Transportation costs will vary depending on how you choose to get to and from campus Whether you live on campus or commute from home there are costs associated with how you get to and from your college by bus train plane car bike or whatever your mode of travel Misc Personal expenses you should consider and estimate laundry costs cell phone service cable television disability and medical related costs Non resident students add 372 per unit for non resident enrollment fees Budget figures are for estimating purposes only and subject to change without notice For additional estimated Cost of Attendance for other degree programs click here Top Among the many policy and program changes affecting student aid there are a few that you must be aware of as it affects your continued aid eligibility Satisfactory Academic Progress When accepting financial aid you acknowledge that you must maintain SAP according to the standards established by Sacramento State If you do not meet these standards you will be disqualified from receiving aid unless you eligible to file an appeal and the appeal is approved SAP is reviewed on a term semester basis for probation students who were conditionally approved

    Original URL path: http://www.csus.edu/faid/current-students/index.html (2016-02-12)
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  • index
    a result we offer the following information to help you understand how to help them finance their higher education FATV Financial Aid TV are videos that provide information specifically addressing questions that parents may have The Federal Direct Parent PLUS loan is a loan designed for you the parent It provides you with funds to help your student meet his or her education goal at a fixed interest rate and reasonable repayment terms How much to borrow You can request a Parent PLUS loan for no more than the unmet financial need Total Cost of Attendance Student Budget minus aid offered to the student includes scholarships grants and student loans unmet financial need You should accept enough of the Parent PLUS loan offered to cover your students expenses for the students period of attendance How t o Apply Download the Parent Request for Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan Read the Parent borrower instructions for detailed information on how to apply The application process includes a credit check If the Parent PLUS loan is credit denied you have several options on how to proceed with your Parent PLUS loan One option is to cancel the PLUS loan so that your student may apply for an Additional Unsubsidized Loan loan limits are on Parent Loan Request form The PLUS parent borrower must have a valid Social Security Number and be either a U S Citizen or eligible noncitizen permanent resident If you don t qualify to apply for a Parent PLUS loan please have your student come in and speak with a Financial Aid Counselor during our drop in counseling hours How to receive to funds Parent PLUS loan credit approved refunds are mailed to the Parent applicant to the address listed on the Master Promissory Note Financial aid funds including Parent PLUS loans will first be applied to the students outstanding institutional charges such as tuition fees and housing Any remaining credit balance will be refunded to the parent Top Deadline for Submitting Parent PLUS Loan Request Form STUDENTS PERIOD OF ATTENDANCE DEADLINE DATE 2015 2016 Academic Year fall and spring April 2016 Fall 2015 only will not attend spring November 2015 Spring 2016 only did not attend fall April 2016 FERPA We are here to help you help your student Before we can begin assisting you in the specifics of your students account we must first have on file your student s permission to do so Please have your student complete the FERPA Student Consent Form for Parents located in the Office of the University Registrar s website Submit the consent to the Student Services Counter located in Lassen Hall lobby For more information on The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 FERPA click here Top UNDERSTAND THE FINANCIAL AID PROCESS Encourage your student to apply for Scholarships Visit our Scholarship website for more information on Institutional Department and Community Scholarships Review our Six Step Process all aid applicants go through in order to apply and receive financial

    Original URL path: http://www.csus.edu/faid/parents/index.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Additional Standards
    and is now admitted into a Masters or Credential program for the Spring term must notify the Financial Aid Office of their status change to receive aid for the Spring term PROBATION STATUS Probation is defined as a status a school assigns to a student who is failing to make satisfactory academic progress and who successfully appeals Eligibility for aid may be reinstated for one payment period which is the probation term Probation students may be awarded aid for the academic year but MUST show SAP progress at the end of their probation term before the student can receive aid for the following term A student who is placed on probation is a student who has appealed and eligibility for aid has been conditionally reinstated and reviewed on a term basis Once on probation status the student is eligible to receive grants work study and loans for the probationary term which is one semester For example If you filed an appeal in Fall and it was approved your probation term is Fall Likewise if you did not file an appeal in Fall but did so in Spring and it was approved your probation term is Spring SAP Progress Probation Check Federal regulations require that you make SAP progress at the end of your probation term before you can continue to receive aid Students on a probation status must pass the following two grade check reviews 1 Pass at least 75 Satisfactory Standard Pace of the courses attempted during the Probation term For example If you enrolled in 12 units for Fall and received passing grades for 9 units you will have passed 75 of the attempted coursework 2 Of your attempted courses during the probation term you must receive grades that meet the minimum GPA specific to your academic plan Undergraduate students must have a minimum term GPA of 2 0 Second Bachelor must have a minimum term GPA of pass the probation term with a minimum of a 2 5 Doctoral Graduate 2nd Masters Unclassified Graduate and Credential must have a minimum term GPA of 3 0 Failing to comply with these standards will result in the ineligibility of aid for the subsequent term Appeals will not be considered Due to the processing time between terms students should be prepared to pay for their tuition fees on to avoid being dropped from their classes Top GRADE CHANGE REVIEW If you have been disqualified for not meeting the Cumulative GPA Standard and or the Satisfactory Pace Standard due to non passing grades and the grade has now officially changed on your academic record you may submit a written request for a review of your disqualification Your signed and dated statement must include the name of the course and the course number i e ANTH 02 the semester you received the non passing grade and the passing grade it has been changed to on your academic records Submit your signed statement to the Student Service Center Allow up to 3 business

    Original URL path: http://www.csus.edu/faid/Policies/sap/Additional%20SAP%20Standards.html (2016-02-12)
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  • About Us
    Move in Day Summer Send Off Academic Resources Registering for Classes Academic Calendar Graduation Academic Advising Wait Listing Money Matters Financial Aid and Scholarships Tuition and Fees Campus Life Services to Student With Disabilities Housing and Residential Life Transportation Parking Student Health Counseling Services Student Involvement Student Safety About Sacramento Area Accommodations Things to Do Support Sac State Support Sac State Newsletter Student Parents Strategic Planning and Assessment Vice President for Student Affairs Office About Us Welcome Welcome to Sacramento State s Parents Families Program We are here to help you get connected to Sacramento State and your student s college experience Whether you want to know more about your son s or daughter s housing options safety transportation or how he or she registers for classes or can get involved on campus we have the information you need Mission The mission of the Sacramento State Parents Families Program is to create and strengthen the vital partnership between parents and families of enrolled students and the University The primary functions of the program include Promoting information about campus resources Supporting student success Generating support and goodwill for the campus Creating an interactive role for parents and families within the campus

    Original URL path: http://www.csus.edu/student/parents/aboutus/index.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Contact Us
    Summer Send Off Academic Resources Registering for Classes Academic Calendar Graduation Academic Advising Wait Listing Money Matters Financial Aid and Scholarships Tuition and Fees Campus Life Services to Student With Disabilities Housing and Residential Life Transportation Parking Student Health Counseling Services Student Involvement Student Safety About Sacramento Area Accommodations Things to Do Support Sac State Support Sac State Newsletter Student Parents Strategic Planning and Assessment Vice President for Student Affairs

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  • SASEEP Goals
    Assessment Vice President for Student Affairs Office Student Academic Success and Educational Equity Programs SASEEP The Parents Families has been working with SASEEP to help Sac State students stay in college and earn thier degrees SASEEP and The Parents Families Program support student s parents Here are just a few ways SASEEP is working to increase student success 3 Smart Goals Aligned With SASEEP Unit Goals First Year Experience Programs SASEEP GOAL Increase the first and second year retention rates of educational equity students by 2 Evidence Measure Annual equity report summary compiled by OIR with retention data points assess improvement rates over prior retention years for each equity program SMART GOAL 1 Teach English 20 to sophomore EOP students in a pilot Sophomore Bridge course This course is in high enough demand that not enough students can get the class By providing the class in the summer to this cohort EOP will be able to increase persistence using the course as a bridge between first and second years for those who pass Evidence measure Establish a baseline for this pilot program in the summer Goal 90 passing rate Actual 95 passing rate SMART GOAL 2 Continue the College Success Project research study with Harvard for a second year 2015 16 to improve retention rates for freshmen students The purpose is to improve retention in freshmen year and from freshman to sophomore year through personalized and strategic communications with students parents Evidence Measure Compare students in the control and treatment groups compare Year 1 2014 15 and year 2 2015 16 SASEEP GOAL Create task forces for each URM group on campus to increase engagement campus pride and identity points Evidence Measure Committee formulation and campus awareness Specific markers Monthly meetings and 4 marketing pieces by each committee SMART GOAL

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