Financial Aid (Federal)

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What is an academic year?
An academic year at CSU-Global is not the same as a calendar year; rather it consists of two consecutive trimesters, or 32 weeks.  Each academic year will have two trimesters, and four 8-week terms. We use the academic year distinction f...
What is Financial Aid?
Financial Aid is funding provided by the U.S. Department of Education to help students  pay for school . You can apply for financial aid by filling out the  FAFSA for the aid year in which you wish to receive funding. You ...
What is a Loan Period?
What is a Loan Period?  According to the Federal Student Aid glossary, a loan period is defined as the period of time in which a loan will be applied to the cost of your classes. At CSU-Global, we set-up financial aid for 2 trimesters at a t...
How do I contact Financial Aid?
If you have questions about your financial aid please contact your Student Advisor who can help you with your questions.  CSU-Global Student Advisors handle both academic and financial questions. If your Advisor is unavailable, please fe...
What is a Default Clearance Letter?
If your student loans went into repayment and you were unable to make payments or arrange a payment plan with your lender then your loans may have gone into a default status.  Most federal loans will move to a default status if you miss payme...