Office of Student Financial Aid

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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 information is incorrect, you may make the changes on your application online at

California Aid Report (CAR)

Students who apply for cal grant will receive an email from the California Student Aid Commission regarding the status. Please follow the instruction on the (CAR) email.

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