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Lengthy line for financial aid document deadline

students wait in line
Clare Calzada April 30, 2018

Today marked the deadline for students to turn in required documents, such as IRS Tax Transcripts, to the Financial Aid & Scholarship department inside Bayramian Hall.Despite frequent reminders that...

Poor management and the students’ nightmares

Illustration by Julienne Shih / Illustrator
Ryan Wilson September 26, 2015

Having trouble getting classes? Or maybe you've been referred from one department to another without an explanation? How about being denied information crucial to your transfer or graduation? If you've...

HealthCare.gov tax form mistake will not prevent students from receiving federal student aid

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Michael Arvizu March 10, 2015

Students who filed their 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) paperwork before or on the March 2 state deadline are not at risk of losing their financial aid due to erroneous tax...

CSUNopoly event helps students learn about finances with unique format

The CSUN financial aid office held its fourth annaul CSUNopoly event to educate students on scholarships, financial aid and loans Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp/Daily Sundial
Pete D. Camarillo February 11, 2014

The fourth annual CSUNopoly provided students information about saving money in college, and transformed the USU into a clever board game styled event reminiscent of Monopoly. Students collected information...

Obama proposes a raise for higher education funding

Obama proposes a raise for higher education funding
Hansook Oh April 30, 2013

In his education budget for fiscal year (FY) 2014-15, President Obama has requested almost $155 billion in federal student aid assistance, which includes certain higher education programs, a modest increase...

Student aid could be based on ‘competency’ instead of credit hours

Jonathan R. Diaz April 23, 2013

Changes will be coming soon to the federal financial aid program, since the U.S. Department of Education announced that colleges can begin to provide federal student aid based on “competencies,” not...

Public colleges left out of Cal Grant funding proposal

Melissa Simon April 2, 2013

A new bill has been introduced by Assembly members Beth Gaines and Mike Morrell that would return Cal Grant awards to the full amount before the 2012-13 budget cuts. Gaines, representative for the 6th...

CSUN tuition below national average, still growing fast

Andrew Lopez July 14, 2011

Tuition and fees for CSUN have increased by over 43 percent the last few years due in part to budget cuts, making it the ninth largest growth for a public, four-year university in the country. The cost...

CSUNopoly event teaches students financial literacy

Shi Stowers February 24, 2011

Borrowing from the Monopoly theme, the CSUNopoly Matador Dollar Day was organized to help students become financially literate. The event held Wednesday was organized with seven stations, each focusing...

CSUN students using financial aid to support their families

Marina D. Sandoval February 15, 2011

The Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA conducted a conference call Tuesday morning to discuss their recently issued report that examines the impact that state budget cuts have had on...

CSUN’s Work Study Program adds participants despite budget cut

Jeff Ishuninov February 9, 2011

Despite a cut to the federal work-study program’s budget, there are more CSUN students in the program this year than there were last year. There are currently 545 students in the work-study...

With increasing fees and the diminishing economy, more students receive economic help

Rima Bek October 25, 2010

Approximately 62 to 65 percent of the CSUN student population are only able attend the university through various forms of financial aid. Currently, close to 23,000 students have been awarded with financial...

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