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Division Of Student Affairs

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Dates & Deadlines


The IRS Data Retrieval Tool on the FAFSA is down and will be down for "several weeks”.  The IRS and Dept. of Ed are working to resolve technical issues.  As alternatives, tax transcripts can be requested online, by mail or phone.  Refer to your To Do List item for more information.

Fuel for $chool - A New Financial Aid Tool! 
The FA Meter Tool is a new financial planning tool for your academic career at Sac State.  Check out FA Meter Tool located on your Student Center under the Finances section and plan for a timely graduation. For more information download the FA Meter tutorial (pdf).

Disbursements begin one week before the semester begins.  Disbursements occur twice a week through Census and weekly thereafter.  If eligible, allow 2 - 3 business days after disbursement for an eRefund.  Read more on Disbursements and Refunds.


Student Service Center Hours

 General Office Hours
Monday -  Friday  8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Phone Hours
Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Financial Aid & Scholarship services are provided at the Student Service Center in the Lassen Hall Lobby

Get Connected

Lassen Hall
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6044
Phone: (916) 278-1000
Fax: (916) 278-6082

Counseling Hours
Monday - Friday 9 am - 3pm

Scholarship Contact
Phone: (916) 278-6179