Office of Student Financial Aid

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Summer 2014 Financial Aid Information

PRIORITY DEADLINE APRIL 7, 2014 for Limited Financial Aid Resources

Who is eligible?

  • Continuing SF State undergraduate and graduate students registering in Summer Session R1,R2,R3 or R4 and ONLY for courses listed in the summer class schedule at


  • Students admitted into one of the College of Extended Learning (CEL) certificate, teaching credential, or master's degree programs approved for federal financial aid. Examples - paralegal studies certificate program, Teachers 'Training Institute, EMBA, MSW (contact your program to see if it qualifies for federal financial aid)

      Summer Disbursement Date

      How to apply, Deadline and Disbursement Date?

      • Complete and submit the Summer 2014 Request Form to our office by the priority deadline April 7, 2014. (If you are awarded grants and/or loans you will receive a registration fee deferment in time for summer priority registration which begins on April 9, 2014.)

      pdf file logo Summer 2014 Request Form

      Deadline: April 07, 2014



    • Students must have a 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid Aid (FAFSA) or a California Dream Application on file at SF State.
      If you do not have a FAFSA completed for the 2013-2014 year, complete your application on-line at
      FAFSA deadline is June 1, 2014.



    • Students must have filed a 2013-2014 CA Dream Application (DREAM) completed by February 14,2014. Dream applicants are only eligible for CEL Fee Grant.

      Summer 2014 award letters will be mailed out beginning

      APRIL 5, 2014

      Summer 2014 award letters will be mailed (NOT available on the Gateway). To accept and receive financial aid, you must return your signed award letter to our office,indicating that you accept financial aid, prior to disbursement.

      Note: Cal Grants are NOT available for summer semester.

      Types of Summer Financial Aid

      CEL Fee GRANT

      Priority funding deadline 4/07/2014
      The Summer 2014 Request Form must be received by 4/07/2014 to be consider for this grant)
      Students who received a State University Grant or a Cal Grant during the academic year may be eligible for a subsidy that covers up to 2 units of registration fees for courses listed in the class schedule at

      • 1 unit subsidy for students taking 3-5 units
      • 2 unit subsidy for students taking 6 units or more

      • Example:
      • For undergraduates The fee for a 3 unit course is $1,080 ($360 x 3 = $1,080)
        The grant covers the cost of 1 unit = $360.
        The student is responsible for paying the balance of $720.

      FEDERAL PELL GRANT Remaining eligibility from 2013-14

      Last date to request all Summer Direct Loans:
      July 18, 2014
      • Dependent undergraduate students enrolled at least half-time (6 units)
      • Parent completes Steps 1-3 at on or after May 1, 2014
      • Last date to request a Parent PLUS loan is
        July 18, 2014
      • Master's degree students enrolled at least half-time (4 graduate units)
      • Student completes Steps 1-4 at on or after May 1, 2014
      • Last date to request a Graduate PLUS loan is
        July 18, 2014
      • Minimum enrollment is half-time
      • Student applies directly to lender
      • Last date to request a Private loan is
        July 18, 2014

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