Center for Financial Aid & Scholarships

Center for Financial Aid & Scholarships

The Center for Student Financial Aid is committed to assisting current and prospective students with financial assistance available from federal, state and institutional sources for their attendance at Cal State L.A.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 4: Metro LA
Student Affairs Building
Monday-Thursday: 8:00 - 6:00 pm l Fridays: 8:00 - 5:00 pm

To be considered for financial aid, you must: be a US citizen or eligible noncitizen; be registered with Selective Service (if required); be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular matriculated student in a degree objective or teaching credential program. Unclassified Post-Baccalaureate students are normally not eligible for financial aid. If you are a student, check with the Center for Student Financial Aid. Extension/continuing education students are ineligible for financial aid; be making satisfactory academic progress; not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal educational loan; have financial need (except for Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loans and Plus Loans); and be a California resident for state financial aid programs (SUG, EOP, Cal Grant A and B). Selective Service Information: If you are a male who is at least 18 years old and born after December 31, you MUST be registered with Selective Service in order to receive Federal student aid. You may now register with Selective Service online.

How Best To Access

Students who are U.S. Citizen or have eligible permanent resident status should file the Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA). To learn more about applying, click here 

Services Contact

Steve Wilson l 323.343.3366