Financial Aid

Financial Aid is Available!

Financial aid to attend Summer Institute is available! SI applicants MUST COMPLETE the on-line FAFSA for the 2018-2019 year, utilizing tax information from 2016.

Please note that this is an additional application for the summer!  The 2018-2019 FAFSA is used by our Financial Aid Office for summer 2019.  It is important that you file the 2018-2019 FAFSA in order to have summer financial aid available for SI.

NOTE TO AB540 / DREAM ACT STUDENTS:  You do not need to file a 2018-2019 Dream Act Application as we will be using your 2019-2020 CA Dream Act Application for Summer 2019.

To complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA, navigate to the FAFSA website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

1. Select the LOG IN link

Image of financial aid website login page

2. Select the “I am the student” link and enter your FSA ID User Name or Verified E-mail Address and FSA ID Password:

Image of "I am student" link on financial aid website

3. Next, you should be able to see that you have completed your fall - 2019-2020 FAFSA.

Image of completed fall 2019-2020 FAFSA

4. Next, select the 2018-2019 TAB, then select the START 2018-2019 FAFSA link for summer 2019!! It will ask you to enter 2016 income information.

5. You will be asked to enter a temporary Save Key (to retrieve the information if you do not complete the application within 30 days).

6. Select NEXT

7. And proceed to complete a new 2018-2019 FAFSA for summer 2019 using your and your parent’s 2016 income information.

8. If your parents filed a 2016 tax return, if presented with the option, always use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to complete the application accurately.

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