Financial Aid

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You will find information on applying for Financial Aid, completing loan documents, downloading forms, CCSU Scholarships and more. Any and all questions, please contact us. We are here to help.

All correspondence is delivered to the student's CCSU e-mail address. This includes Award Packages.

Financial Aid information (award packages and missing documents) can be viewed on the CCSU Central Pipeline.

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INCOMING or TRANSFER STUDENTS:

MARCH 1 is the priority processing deadline for all Incoming and Transfer applicants to file their 2015-16 FAFSA. Meeting this deadline will be consider you "on time" and eligible for grants and work study along with need-based loans.You do not have to be accepted by CCSU prior to filing your FAFSA.

CONTINUING or RETURNING STUDENTS:

April 15 is the priority processing deadline for all continuing applicants and continuing students to file their 2015-16 FAFSA. Meeting this deadline will be consider you "on time" and grants and work study along with need-based loans.

You may file the FAFSA after the priority processing deadline. Aid will be limited to Direct Federal Stafford loans and Pell Grant, if eligible.

The FAFSA is free. Charging students or parents a fee for completing and submitting the FAFSA is prohibited by law. Websites requiring payment are NOT the official FAFSA Website.

Federal Pell Grant Eligibility

Congress adopted a new provision affecting Federal Pell Grant eligibility. The amount of Federal Pell Grant funds a student may receive over their lifetime is limited to the equivalent of six years of full-time enrollment.

Students will be able to check their Pell Grant eligibility by logging into the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Student Access Web site. Students will need to use their Federal Student Aid PIN to the site.

To be eligible for financial aid a student must be matriculated at CCSU, a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, and taking at least six hours per semester.

Special Note: REPEAT COURSEWORK

Changes in federal regulations impact how financial aid can be used for repeated courses. A repeated course is eligible for financial aid if it has never been completed with a grade of D- or higher (passed).

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