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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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FAQs for Faculty
FAQs for Students


  • CSUF received $20, 510,756 in CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act funding for direct aid to students.
  • Eligible students must have a current FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on file; both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • We have 2 tiers to distribution based on EFC (Expected Family Contribution) and prorated for number of units full-time and part-time a student is taking:
    • Tier 1 students can receive up to $400
      • Students who have 7+ credits receive $400
      • Students who have 6 or less credits receive $200
    • Tier 2 students with an Expected Family Contribution of $3,000 or less can receive up to $500
      • Students who have 7+ credits receive $500
      • Students who have 6 or less credits receive $250
  • There is no application for the tiers, the payments are automatic based on student’s FAFSA on file and the number of units a student is taking.
  • Financial Aid Office has an FAQ on their website.
  • Payments began May 15, 2020.
  • Non-eligible students, can request grants though Dean of Students.
    • Grants are being advertised through Dean of Students, TDRC (Titan Dreamers Resource Center), DIRC (Diversity Initiatives & Resource Center), and International Programs.
    • Students who are ineligible for CARES Act Funds should apply for this grant by filling out this online form.