Deadline: March 15, 2011
This is the recommended deadline to apply for need-based financial aid, (grants, on-campus employment, student loans.) Please note: we still accept financial aid applications after March 15. Applying by March 15 gives you the benefit of receiving your financial aid award in time to schedule another visit to campus, talk with faculty or coaches, or meet with financial aid before making an enrollment decision by May 1. If you apply after March 15, the financial aid staff will work hard to complete your financial aid award and send it to you before May 1 if possible. To apply, students must complete these two forms:
1. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)—available online at: www.fafsa.ed.gov
School codes (required in Step 6 of the FAFSA):
CSB (women) 002341
SJU (men) 002379
2. CSB/SJU Financial Aid Application— Please complete this on-line form and then sign and return the Certification Page. This form should be filled out as soon as possible after January 1, 2011 and following completion of the student and parents’ 2010 federal tax returns.
* CSB/SJU will notify applicants of their need-based eligibility starting in mid-March. Awards are done on a rolling basis as applications become complete. Allow five weeks from the date of mailing FAFSA and the CSB/SJU Financial Aid Application for a response from the college.
* Students do not need to complete the FAFSA or CSB/SJU Financial Aid Application if they only plan to apply for scholarships.