Accepting Aid

Financial Aid Office


1. Activate BlueNet Account*


1.  Visit Accounts Management Page

2.  Select [Activate Your Account or Retrieve Your BlueNet Account Username

3.  Enter the requested information & click [Activate Account

You will obtain a BlueNet Account Username and set up a CCSU student email/password

*Very important! The $200 Admissions confirmation deposit is not required to create a BlueNet account.

2. View Financial Aid Award



Welcome! Please watch this step by step video on how to view and accept your aid offer.

(A.) How do I view/accept my financial aid?

1. Visit the Central Pipeline's WebCentral-Banner Web

2. Use BlueNet Username & Password

3. Click [Financial Aid] tab

4a. Click Award by Aid Year/Accept Award

4b. Financial Aid Requirements/Documents to review items that may prevent aid offers/disbursements

5. Select appropriate "Aid Year" & click "Submit"

6. Accept Terms and Conditions 

7. Click [Accept Award Offer] tab

8. Accept/Decline, click "Submit Decision"

9. Click [Financial Aid] tab once again

10.  Click "Sign Financial Aid Award Letter/Title IV Authorization"    

11.  Review "Terms & Conditions" and "Authorization

12.  Change 3rd option from Hold to Refund, then click "Submit