Disbursed Student Loans
You can request to cancel a previously disbursed student loan(s) no later than 14 days from the date when your student loans are disbursed to your GET Account. To request a cancelation of your previously disbursed loan schedule an appointment your Financial Aid Advisor. Upon meeting with your Advisor you will be given a Loan Cancellation Request form to complete your request. Requests submitted after 14 days will not be processed by Cal State L.A, at which point you will need to return your loan funds with your servicer directly. For more information about Loan Servicers visit Loan section at Studentaid.gov
Non-Disbursed Student Loans
You can request to cancel a previously accepted and non-disbursed student loan by submitting a FAN Change Form.
Students can access self-service access by logging into “MyCSULA Portal” and follow the instructions provided on the site. You can also find step-by-step instructions online at /financialaid/apply-financial-aid
No, all official communications are sent to your assigned Cal State LA e-mail.
Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units to be eligible for the State University Grant, Cal Grants, Middle-Class Scholarship, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Equal Opportunity Program Grant, and Federal Direct Student Loans. Students need to be enrolled in a minimum of 3 units to receive a Federal Pell Grant.
12 units for undergraduate students.
The priority deadline to apply for financial aid for both the FAFSA and DREAM Application is March 2 of each year. Students can still apply after March 2nd. However, late filers will not be considered for priority funding.
The earliest funds can be credited to a student account for enrolled students is ten days before the start of each term.
The normal review time for completed documents is 2-3 weeks. An incomplete file will not progress to the file review process until all necessary documents are received. Please note that during April – August, the file review time can increase to 4-6 weeks. While the file is being reviewed, estimated aid is posted to a student’s account to facilitate Orientation and registration.
Grants are automatically accepted on a student’s behalf.