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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 fo...
What is a trimester?
At CSU-Global we divide the calendar year into three separate blocks, called trimesters. The three trimesters are Fall, Winter, and Spring. Each trimester is approximately 16-weeks long and include three, 8 week terms - two back to back terms and on...
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...