• Financial Aid

    The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is committed to serving you!


    We're open Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm


    Come see us in the North Lobby of the Joyal Administration building or give us a call at 1-559-278-2182!

  • Financial Aid

    Check out our tutorial page for quick and easy "how to" guides for managing your financial aid!





  • Financial Aid

    Stay current on Financial Aid and Scholarship needs by regularly checking your student portal and email!




Did you know that the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office awarded over $250 million in 2017-2018?

The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office here at Fresno State is happy to help you navigate the financial aspects of your college career! Help us help you by checking your Fresno State e-mail and student portal regularly - it's primarily how we will get in touch with you regarding your financial aid. To stay in the know on the latest financial aid topics, like and follow our Facebook page below!

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Opening Day: October 1, 2018 for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

  • The 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • The 2019-2020 California Dream Act Application
  • The Fresno State Scholarship Application

Understanding my financial aid awards

 Financial Aid awards can be made up of any combination of Grants, Scholarships, Loans, and/or Work Study. Click HERE to see the breakdown

How to request documents from the IRS

 It is sometimes necessary to submit transcripts of your federal tax information to the Financial Aid Office. To request these transcr ipts, simply go to the IRS.gov website and create an account!

How do I get my financial aid?

 Your financial aid is disbursed no earlier than 10 days prior to the start of classes. Depending on the awards, it will first pay what you owe the university for the semester, and if there is a remaining balance, a refund will be issued to you. Make sure to get your Bank Mobile account set up if you're expecting a refund!

When are my fees due?

 Fees are due on August 1st for Fall 2018 and the final deadline is September 20th 

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP); What is it and why should I care?

 If you aren't doing well in school, or you've taken more credits than are needed to graduate, you could lose financial aid eligibility. Click HERE to see what you need to do to remain eligible! 


 Fresno State Quick Contacts

Accounting and Cashier's Services

Contact Accounting and Cashier's Services at (559)278-2876 or visit their website here.

Registration and Records

 Contact the Office of the Registrar at (559)278-2261 or visit their website here.


 Contact Admissions at (559)278-2261 or visit their website here.

Academic Advising

 Contact Academic Advising at (559)278-1787 or visit their website here.