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:

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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