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  • Financial Aid - at San Francisco State University
    Academic Progress Return FA Funds Withdrawal from The University Federal School Code 001154 Quick Links Net Price Cost Calculator Guide for completing the FAFSA FAFSA FAQs Paying for College Federal income tax credit Other Office Resources Select a Link Select a Link Future Students Bursar Housing Veterans Registrar Advising Contact Office Hours At One Stop Center Office Hours Mon Fri 9 00am 5 00pm Holidays Summer Hours Phone Hours Mon Fri 9 00am 4 30pm Email finaid sfsu edu Phone 415 338 7000 TDD 415 338 4321 Fax 415 338 0949 Last Update 02 08 2016 The Office of Financial Aid will communicate with you through Student Center on Gateway and email Be sure to check both regularly Gateway gives you access to your latest financial aid information at SF State 24 hours a day seven days a week SF State Student Center on Gateway To access your financial aid status on the Student Center at https gateway sfsu edu Enter your SF State ID and password Under Student heading select Financial Jobs then Select Student Center You will see the To Do List on the right hand side Click on more to get detail information on the items on

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  • AB 540 Information - San Francisco State University
    your 2016 2017 DREAM San Francisco State University is listed as CSU San Francisco and the State School code number is 00115400 SF State will begin notifying students about their 2016 17 financial aid status by May 1 2016 Please check your SF State university email address regularly for updates If the CA Student Aid Commission selects your Dream record for verification and if you meet the income guidelines you will be required to submit a 2015 Tax Return Transcript from the IRS The 2015 Federal 1040 tax return will NOT be an acceptable document for financial aid Visit our web site http www sfsu edu finaid ab540 for more financial aid information for AB 540 students Remember March 2 2016 is the priority deadline for submitting your 2016 17 CA Dream Application Back to top NEW CAL GRANT for AB 540 APPLICANTS For more information about Cal grants please visit the Cal Grant webpage http www sfsu edu finaid newcalgrant html In order to apply for the CAL Grant you must submit your California Dream Application and submit a Non SSN GPA verification form by March 2nd As an AB 540 student you have the highest eligibility of being awarded a Cal grant when you graduate from high school or transfer to a four year University from a community college These grants are High School Entitlement or Transfer Entitlement Cal Grants After you have been at a four year University for two semesters you are no longer eligible for an entitlement Cal grant So it is super important that you apply for your Cal grant as you are graduating high school or getting ready to transfer to a four year University Submitting Your GPA as an AB 540 Student Since one of the eligibility factors considered by the CSAC for the Cal Grants is the applicant s Grade Point Average GPA you must have your high school college or university verify your GPA You must complete A Non SSN GPA Verification Form and Mail into Csac or confirm that your school is electronically transmitting GPA on your behalf Rules about Verifying GPAs Graduating High School Students Your high school can verify your GPA Community College Students You must have completed 12 units by the end of the fall semester for your community college to be able to verify your GPA Four Year University Students You must have completed 24 units by the end of the fall semester for your university to be able to verify your GPA Paper verification of GPA for AB 540 Cal Grant A or B applicants Undergraduate students who completed less than 24 units at SF State prior to the Fall 2014 semester must file a paper Non SSN GPA verification Form for New Cal Grant A or B consideration You must have the school you attended prior to SF State certify your Grade Point Average on the form Forms are available at the web site of the California Student Aid Commission www csac ca

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/ab540/caldreamact.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Financial Aid - at San Francisco State University
    Parent PLUS Loan Program Perkins Loan Alternative Loan Program Grad PLUS Loan Program Student Employment Student Employment Tutoring Job Academic Progress Satisfactory Academic Progress Return FA Funds Withdrawal from The University Federal School Code 001154 Quick Links Net Price Cost Calculator Guide for completing the FAFSA FAFSA FAQs Paying for College Federal income tax credit GI Bill Benefits Other Office Resources Select a Link Select a Link Future Students Bursar Housing Veterans Registrar Advising Contact Office Hours At One Stop Center Office Hours Mon Fri 9 00am 5 00pm Holidays Summer Hours Phone Hours Mon Fri 9 00am 4 30pm Email finaid sfsu edu Phone 415 338 7000 TDD 415 338 4321 Fax 415 338 0949 Last Update 01 06 2016 Data Retrieval Tool Steps Log in to FAFSA www fafsa ed gov Click Make FAFSA Corrections Then Financial Information If your parents answered No to the following questions a Did not file an amended tax return b Did not file a Puerto Rican or foreign tax return c Taxes were filed electronically more than 3 weeks ago or done by mail more than 11 weeks ago Link to IRS At the IRS web site Provide the address and tax

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/newdataretrievalsteps.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Financial Aid - at San Francisco State University
    Types of Financial Aid Americorps Extended Learning Direct Deposit Petition Holds Scholarships General Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions Fellowships Office Federal Direct Loan Federal Direct Loan Master Promissory Note Entrance Loan Counseling Exit Loan Counseling Other Loan Types Parent PLUS Loan Program Perkins Loan Alternative Loan Program Grad PLUS Loan Program Student Employment Student Employment Tutoring Job Academic Progress Satisfactory Academic Progress Return FA Funds Withdrawal from The University Federal School Code 001154 Quick Links Net Price Cost Calculator Guide for completing the FAFSA FAFSA FAQs Request a PIN number Federal School Code Search Other Office Resources Select a Link Select a Link Future Students Bursar Housing Veterans Registrar Advising Contact Office Hours At One Stop Center Holidays Summer Hours Phone Hours Mon Fri 9 00am 4 30pm Email finaid sfsu edu Phone 415 338 7000 TDD 415 338 4321 Fax 415 338 0949 Last Update 01 03 2015 What Happens Next After you submit the FAFSA Video Student Aid report SAR After you submit the FAFSA the federal processor will send your SAR to the e mail address you provide on the FAFSA The SAR summarizes the information you provided on your FAFSA Review the SAR carefully and if any

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  • Financial Aid - at San Francisco State University
    Note Entrance Loan Counseling Exit Loan Counseling Other Loan Types Parent PLUS Loan Program Perkins Loan Alternative Loan Program Grad PLUS Loan Program Student Employment Student Employment Tutoring Job Academic Progress Satisfactory Academic Progress Return FA Funds Withdrawal from The University Federal School Code 001154 Quick Links Net Price Cost Calculator Guide for completing the FAFSA FAFSA FAQs Request a PIN number Federal School Code Search Other Office Resources Select a Link Select a Link Future Students Bursar Housing Veterans Registrar Advising Contact Office Hours At One Stop Center Holidays Summer Hours Phone Hours Mon Fri 9 00am 4 30pm Email finaid sfsu edu Phone 415 338 7000 TDD 415 338 4321 Fax 415 338 0949 Last Update 01 04 2016 What to expect from the SF State Financial Aid Office Verification Document Needed SF State receives your FAFSA information from the processor approximately 3 weeks after you submit your FAFSA on the web If we need additional documents you will receive an email requesting tax return transcript and verification forms or you can check the To Do List on the SF State Gateway Do not submit documents to our office unless requested to do so Financial Aid Award Offer

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  • Financial Aid - at San Francisco State University
    on the student portal which has been accepted we call this anticipated aid you will NOT be disenrolled from your classes You have anticipated aid if numbers are shown in the Accepted column when you view your 2015 2016 Award Summary Incoming Students If you have accepted your financial aid award on the student center we call this anticipated aid or have a financial aid application on file FAFSA or DREAM you will NOT be disenrolled from your classes In order for your financial aid to disburse you need to Accept your financial aid on https gateway sfsu edu Ensure that your enrollment meets the requirements of your grants loans or scholarships Complete any actions on the To Do list Clear any holds that may prevent your disbursement Specific unit requirements for each aid type can be found at www sfsu edu finaid newtypeaid html Click on each specific aid type DISBURSEMENT DATES Remember that all students with outstanding balances regardless of Financial Aid status will receive an additional 20 late fee if they have not paid or had financial aid disbursed by February 9th Visit the Bursar s web site for Spring 2016 fee dates details Spring 2016 Disbursement

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  • Financial Aid - at San Francisco State University
    472 per academic year Eligibility is based on Grade Point Average GPA and financial aid criteria established by the California Student Aid Commission and SF State Office of Student Financial Aid OSFA Cal grant B is a grant that pays a stipend of 1 656 per academic year for the first year of eligibility and 7 128 for the following years Eligibility is based on GPA parents highest educational level and marital status and financial aid criteria as determined by CSAC and OSFA Students who are awarded a new Cal Grant in their Freshmen year will have 8 semesters of eligibility Students who are awarded a new Cal Grant after their Freshmen year will have reduced eligibility based on the grade level at the time of the first award Students who receive a Cal Grant A 5 472 or the maximum Cal Grant B 7 128 will not be eligible for the State University Grant It is critical that students meet the March 2 2016 filing date for the FAFSA in order to be considered for Cal Grants CURRENT CAL GRANT RECIPIENTS Students currently receiving the Cal Grant A or B only need to file the FAFSA or CA Dream Application by the deadline to renew their awards New CAL Grant applicants must review the GPA Verification procedures below NEW CAL GRANT APPLICANTS One of the eligibility factors considered by the CSAC for the Cal Grants is the applicant s Grade Point Average GPA For students applying through the CA Dream Application please go to Applying to 16 17 Cal Grant to find out about submitting your GPA For students applying through the FAFSA Application there are two ways to report your GPA to CSAC Electronic Verification of GPA for Cal Grant A or B applicants In order to facilitate

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  • Financial Aid - at San Francisco State University
    award 12 units 3 4 award 9 11 units half award 6 8 units Cal Grant B Gift aid for undergraduate California residents who are primarily from disadvantaged and low income families Awarded by the California Student Aid Commission grant pays a subsistence stipend for the first year estimated 1 551 and partial tuition and registration fees plus a stipend in subsequent years Enrollment requirement full award 12 units 3 4 award 9 11 units half award 6 8 units TEACH Grant The Federal TEACH Grant for students in a graduate teaching credential master s program who plan to teach in high need fields at low income schools TEACH Grant Program provides grants of up to 4 000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low income families Conditions In exchange for receiving a TEACH Grant recipient must agree to serve as a full time teacher in a high need field in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves low income students Recipient of a TEACH Grant must teach for at least four academic years within eight calendar years of completing the credential master s degree IMPORTANT If the recipient fails to complete this service obligation all amounts of TEACH Grants received are converted to a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Student Loan This loan must be repaid to the U S Department of Education Interest is charged from the date the grant s was disbursed Note TEACH Grant recipients will be given a 6 month grace period prior to entering repayment if a TEACH Grant is converted to a Direct Unsubsidized Loan Student Eligibility Requirements To receive a TEACH Grant student must meet the following criteria Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA although does not have to demonstrate financial need Be a U S citizen or eligible non citizen Be enrolled as a graduate student in the elementary secondary or special education teaching credential program Be enrolled in course work that is necessary to begin a career in teaching or plan to complete such course work Such course work may include subject area courses e g math courses for a student who intends to be a math teacher Meet certain academic achievement requirements generally scoring above the 75th percentile on a college admissions test or maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3 25 Sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve High Need Field High need fields are the specific areas identified below Bilingual Education and English Language Acquisition Foreign Language Mathematics Reading Specialist Science Special Education SCHOLARSHIPS FELLOWSHIPS STIPENDS Awards you do not have to repay unless you withdraw or are over awarded Scholarships Gift aid based on financial need and or merit Scholarship funds come from University funds or outside donors A scholarship becomes part of a financial aid package and may reduce a student s eligibility for student loans and or Work Study Minimum enrollment requirements vary but are generally at least half time 6 units for undergraduates and 4 units for graduates Our office encourage students to research the availability of all scholarships Scholarship books are available online at the OSFA and in the reference section of the SF State library The OSFA Scholarship Web Page also has links to free scholarship services Middle Class Scholarship New for 2014 2015 provides a scholarship to undergraduate students with a family annual income of up to 150 000 The student must be enrolled at a California State University or University of California and be a CA resident or eiligible AB 540 student The student must file a FAFSA or California Dream Application by the March 2 deadline For more complete information on the program and eligibility requirements visit www csac ca gov mcs asp Graduate Equity Fellowship Scholarship aid for classifiedgraduate students who are California residents and who are underrepresented in their graduate program Disabled students are encouraged to apply as well as women pursuing a master s degree in Business or the Sciences Eligibility for this fellowship is based onfinancial need and academic achievement professional or community service and achievements Stipends Funds awarded to students by academic departments Stipends unless treated as employment become a resource for calculations of financial aideligibility The fellowship or stipend cannot exceed the cost of attendance at SF State This includes the Gaann and Javits Fellowships Back to Top WORK STUDY Award that you must earn Federal Work Study Program A work study award provides an opportunity for a part time job allowing you to earn up to the amount indicated on the Financial Aid Offer A work study award is an amount you can earn not an amount you are guaranteed to receive You may increase your accepted amount of Work Study up to a maximum of 4 000 bydeclining all or a portion of the Federal Perkins Loan and or Subsidized Federal Direct Student Loan awarded to you An Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loan cannot be converted into a Work Study award If you have not been awarded Work Study but wish to be considered for Work Study award please speak with a financial aid counselor You must be enrolled at least half time at SF State to be employed in a Work Study position undergraduates 6 units graduates 4 units For more information regarding Work Study Employment See the Employment section for detailed information about Work Study and Student Assistant Employment LOANS LOANS Awards that must be repaid Federal Perkins Loan Federal student loan at 5 interest is offered to eligible undergraduate second baccalaureate and credential students Enrollment requirement is full time 12 units for undergraduate and second baccalaureate students 12 units forcredential students Students who are first time Perkins Loan borrowers Students have Perkins Loan for the first time at SF State are required to complete Entrance Loan Counseling Perkins Promissory Note and Perkins Loan Data sheet online at www ecsi net Repayment to SF State begins 9 months after a student is no longer enrolled at least half time If a Perkins Loan is declined it may be possible to increase a Work Study award Federal Direct Student Loan Federal Direct Student Loan has two components Subsidized and Unsubsidized More information to apply for Federal Direct Loan Federal Parent Loans PLUS A PLUS Loan is available so parents may borrow to help meet college costs for their son or daughter PLUS Loans are only for parents of a dependent undergraduate student More information on how to apply for PLUS LOAN and choosing the Lender CLASS LEVEL UNCLASSIFIED GRADUATE Not eligible for financial aid including student loans Unclassified Graduate students Not eligible for any type of financial aid including student loans You must be accepted into a MA or MS program to receive any financial aid CLASS LEVEL 2ND BA COLLEGE OF EXTENDED LEARNING CEL TEACHING CREDENTIAL Financial Aid Award limits Second Baccalaureate If eligible you may be considered for Federal Work Study and or student loans College of Extended Learning Students who have not earned a Baccalaureatedegree and are enrolled in a certificate program may be considered for the Federal Pell Grant and Federal Student Direct Loan only Teaching Credential Eligible students enrolled in a post baccalaureate teacher credential program not leading to a graduate degree may be considered for a Federal Pell Grant in addition to the State University Grant and or student loans Back to Top Employment There are two part time student employment programs available at SF State Federal Work Study and Student Assistant Both offer part time work that you can usually arrange around your classschedule and provide paychecks that you use to help pay for your educational expenses Work Studyjobs are located on campus and off campus at public and non profit agencies with whom the University has a contract Student Assistant jobs are on campus positions only Federal Work Study Program Work study is a Federal financial aid employment program that helps students finance theireducation via part time jobs Most students looking for Work Study employment are able to findjobs but the Work Study award is not a guarantee that you will find a job nor that you will earn the entire amount on your award offer You may earn up to but not more than the total Work Study award on your Award Offer Your total earnings are dependent upon the number of hours you work and your hourly pay rate You must be enrolled at least half time at SF State to be employed in a Work Study position 6 units undergraduates 4 units graduates A Work Study award on your award offer is NOT a cashaward after you find employment and begin working you will receive a Work Study paycheck The primary advantage to having a Work Study job is that although Work Study earnings are taxable they are not included as income when you apply for financial aid in future years Additionally you can apply at the OSFA to create an off campus Work Study job performing community service and or work that are related to your major or career interests Student Initiated OptionProgram SIO Work Study students also are eligible to be employed through the Student Assistant program but you cannot use your Work Study award eligibility when employed as a Student Assistant Student Assistant Program The Student Assistant program is not a financial aid program It is funded by the State and provides part time on campus positions available to students who are enrolled at least half time at SF State 6 units undergraduates 4 units graduates Student Assistant employment is similar to Work Study except that Student Assistant earnings will be included as income if you apply for financial aid in future years Also Student Assistant employees are not eligible to work as Work Study employees unless they have applied for financial aid and have received a Work Study award on their Financial award offer Employment Eligibility Verification EEV Before you can begin working Work Study and Student Assistant applicants must have their eligibility verified by the OSFA After you provide verification that you are eligible to workin the United States original Social Security card U S Passport or birth certificate or Alien Registration card Back to Top Job Postings Available Work Study and Student Assistant jobs are posted on the SF State Career Center s web site Go to Jobtrak at www sfsu edu career gatorjobs gatorjobs htm and follow instructions on each page You will then have access to all Work Study and Student Assistant jobs For more information about Jobtrak please contact the Career Center SS 206 415 338 1761 for assistance Most student employees work between 5 and 20 hours per week Pay rates vary between 8 50 and 14 81 per hour You complete income tax withholding and payroll forms with your employer and you receive your monthly paycheck directly from your employer Gator Registration Deferment of Tuition and Registration Fees Students who have been awarded financial aid by the SF State Office of Student Financial Aid will automatically receive a fee deferment so that they can take advantage of registration through Gator Registration Financial Aid Deferments A financial aid fee deferment postpones payment of your tuition and registration fees This means that you do not have to pay your tuition and registration fees before using Gator Registration If the Office of Student Financial Aid has given you a fee derferment enroll in classes by following the Gator Registration Procedures Once you are enrolled in the minimum number of units required your tuition and registration fees will be deducted automatically from your financial aid at the time of disbursement If you are found to be ineligible for Financial Aid after you have enrolled in classes you must pay your fees by the published fee payment deadline If the fee payment deadline has passed your fees are to be paid before the first day of the semester to avoid a being assessed a non refundable administration fee of 20 If your Financial Aid is not sufficient to pay your tuition and registration fees in full you will be responsible for paying the balance before the first day of the semester Payments received after the first day of the semester will be assessed a non refundable administrative fee of 20 If your financial aid does not disburse by the fourth week of the semester for any reason a 20 non refundable administrative fee will be assessed If after registering through Gator Registration you decide not to attend SF State for the semester you must officially withdraw from all registered classes before the first day of the semester through Gator Registration or in person to get 100 refund less a non refundable administrative of 20 See Refund Guideline under the Title IV Return of Federal Financial Aid Fund Due to Withdrawal You are responsible for the tuition and registration payments UNLESS you officially withdraw from the University prior to the 1st day of semester Withdrawals after the 1st day of the semester will be subject to a pro rata calculation of tuition and registration fees and you are responsible for payment See the Bursar s web site for more information Consult with a financial aid counselor before you withdraw from the University If you do not officially withdraw you will still have to pay your tuition and registration fees and you will receive failing grades in all registered classes Warning see the financial aid refund and repayment policies for students who withdraw from classes Tuition and Registration Fee Payment Financial aid funds including FDSLs are disbursed each semester and are credited directly to cover tuition and registration fees and or other outstanding obligations to the University i e Short term Loan On Campus Housing Payments If your financial aid is not sufficient to cover your tuition and registration fees and or other financial obligations you will have to pay the balance owed before the first day of the semester Payments received after the first day of the semester will be assessed a non refundable administrative fee of 20 View Current SF STATE Tuition and Registration Fees for California Residents Fees are subject to change Please contact or call the Bursar s Office at 415 338 1281 Fee Waivers Subsidies If another agency US or Foreign such as Veterans Administration Dept of Rehabilitation Social Security Office etc or Scholarship organization will pay your tuition and registration fees or reimburse you for tuition and or books you must submit agency donor verification to the Bursar s Office and the OSFA If an unauthorized letter covering your tuition and registration fees is not on file in the Bursar s Office submit a copy of the letter to ensure your eligibility to register through Gator Registration The letter must include your name student I D number the total amount of the subsidy and the name and addressof the contact person at the agency The Bursar s Office will provide you with a fee deferment and the OSFA will make any necessary adjustments to your financial aid You are ineligible to receive a State University Grant a Cal Grant A or a portion of your Cal Grant B These grants are specifically to pay your tuition registration fees If one of these grants has already been disbursed to you you will be required to repay to SF State the amount of grant you received Return To Top Debts Owed to the Institution University Obligation Hold The Bursar s Office at San Francisco State University may place a financial aid hold on your Gator Registrationdue to outstanding financial aid obligations to the University Should a student or former student fail to pay a debt owed to the institution the institution may withhold permission to register to use facilities for which a tuition and registration fee is authorized to be charged to receive services materials food or merchandise or any combination of the above from any person owing a debt until the debt is paid See Title 5 California Code of Regulations Section 42380 and 42381 For example the institution may withhold permission to receive official transcripts of grades from any person owing a debt If a student believes that he or she does not owe all or part of an unpaid obligation the student should contact the campus Bursar s Office The Bursar s Office or another office on campus which student may be referred to by the Bursar s Office will review the pertiment information including information that the student may wish to present and will advise the student of its conclusions with respect to the debt Students will be responsible for any legal costs incurred in collecting any unpaid tuition fees and other miscellaneous university fees Any amount owed may be reported to the Franchise Tax Board to offset tax refunds and or from any state lottery winnings Call the Bursar s Office at 415 338 1281 regarding a financial obligation hold Students Right To Know Higher Education Opportunity Act Disclosure The Higher Education Opportunity Act required disclosures of the HEOA that was enacted on August 14 2008 and reauthorizes the Higher Education Act of 1965 Included provisions that campus participating in Title IV programs publish the California State University Student Lending Code of Conduct which describes prohibited practices related to loan programs Notice of Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations Students convicted of possession or sale of drugs a federal or state drug conviction can disqualify a student from receiving financial aid Convictions only count if they were for an offense that occurred during a period of enrollment for which the student was receiving Title IV aid they do not count if the offense was not during such a period Also a conviction that was reserved set aside or removed from the student s record does not count nor does one received when they were a juvenile unless they were tried as an adult The chart

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