CSU, Chico Special Sessions

Summer Session - Fees & Financial Aid

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Fees & Financial Aid

Summer Session 2014 Fee Schedule

# Units

Undergraduate Students Graduate / Post Bacc Students Credential Students
  Course Fee* Course Fee*  Course Fee*
1 unit $286 $351 $330
2 units $572 $702 $660
3 units $858 $1,053 $990
4 units $1,144 $1,404 $1,320
5 units $1,430 $1,755 $1,650
6 units $1,716 $2,106 $1,980
7 units $2,002 $2,457 $2,310
8 units $2,288 $2,808 $2,640
9 units $2,574 $3,159 $2,970
10 units $2,860 $3,510 $3,300
11 units $3,146 $3,861 $3,630
12 units $3,432 $4,212 $3,960

* Additional one time campus fees for the summer term are $1.00 Associate Students fee, $2.00 ID fee, $5.00 student union fee. Please Note: CSU, Chico reserves the right, even after initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees, without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular class has begun. All CSU, Chico listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees.

Enrollment Confirmation & Fee Payment

There are three ways to pay fees:

  1. Make a payment through the Continuing Education Office. We accept VISA, MasterCard, check or cash. Credit card payments processed by Continuing Education are not subject to a service fee.
  2. Make a payment at the Student Financial Services office, SSC 230.
  3. Post a payment to your account through the Student Center in the Chico State Portal. Payments may be made by credit card (Discover, American Express or MasterCard) or by e-check. Credit card payments are subject to a 2.9% service fee.

IMPORTANTRegistration is not complete until fees are paid and/or you have been awarded a financial aid fee deferral. If the full fee balance is not paid or there is no fee deferral in place by 3pm on April 16, April 30, or May 15 — the fee payment deadline following the class registration date — students will be dropped from their classes and must re-enroll if space is still available in the class.

Note: Students who register for two classes but pay for only one will be dropped from both classes, have to re-enroll in both classes, and pay the balance due for both classes.


Refunds will be granted as follows:

Date of Drop: Amount of Refund:
Class Cancels 100% refund
Drop on or before the first day of class Total fee minus $15
Drop second & third day of classes 65% refund minus $5 processing fee
Drop fourth day of class No refund

Financial Aid

To Be Eligible for Summer Financial Aid, You Must:

  1. Be a continuing matriculated CSU, Chico student regularly admitted into a degree-granting or credential program.
  2. Have a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file with the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office, with all verifications, corrections and updates received from the FAFSA processor. You may complete a FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. CSU, Chico’s federal school code is 001146. For some help filling out the FAFSA, take a look at this helpful video. How to Fill Out the FAFSA
  3. Complete a Summer Financial Aid Application, available from the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office website.

How to Apply for Financial Aid:

  1. Register for Summer Session classes
  2. Submit your summer aid application to the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office, SSC 250, as soon as possible, and no later than noon on the Wednesday after you register for classes, so that a fee deferral is placed on your account and you are not dropped for non-payment of fees.
  3. If you receive enough aid to cover your Summer Session fees, no fee payment will be required.
  4. If you receive no financial aid, or an amount less than the total fees due, you must pay the fee balance immediately to avoid being dropped from your class(es).
  5. April 30 is the Priority Application Deadline to apply for summer financial aid. Applications received after the deadline may still be considered, but you must pay fees out of pocket so that you are not dropped from your classes for non-payment, and then be reimbursed by aid later if aid is awarded.

Additional eligibility and application requirements are detailed on the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office website. Please review the site carefully.

Veterans Benefit Information

Payment rates depend on the USDVA program to which the student is entitled, the number of units taken, and the length of the course. For approval, contact the Office of Veterans’ Affairs at VA@csuchico.edu or (530) 898-5911. For more information visit www.csuchico.edu/va

Accessibility Accommodations: If you need special disability accommodations for an event, workshop, or online or on-campus class, please contact the CSU, Chico Accessibility Resource Center.