Winter Session Fees, Grants & Financial Aid


Winter Session '24 fees are $302 per unit.*

Winter Session Grants - Waitlist Only

Winter Session Grants AvailableDue to very high demand, the Winter Session grant funds have been exhausted at this time.  Grant applications are no longer being accepted.

$550 need-based grants are available on a waitlist basis. To be considered for a grant, you must:

  • Be an admitted Chico State student (including spring '24 admits)
  • Have a '23-'24 financial aid application on file
  • Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $6,656 or less
  • Be enrolled in 3 or more units in Winter Session

Grant funds are limited. Only one grant may be awarded per student.

Recently Admitted & Starting in Spring 2024?

If you are a new Chico State undergraduate, or a graduate student admitted or readmitted for spring 2024, email Continuing Education to request term activation so that you can register for your Winter Session class before applying for a grant. Students already admitted and enrolled in Chico State classes do not need to be term activated.

Important Notes:

  • Only one grant may be awarded per student.
  • Winter Session Grants apply only to Winter Session per-unit fees and may not be used toward past debts, spring fees, etc.
  • Students enrolled in a special session program or have fees paid by a third party (e.g., Department of Rehabilition or VA Benefits) are not eligible for PCE grants.
  • Registration requests are not complete until fees are paid. 

* The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after fees are initially charged or initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees. All listed fees, other than mandatory systemwide fees, are subject to change without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun. All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, or the Presidents, as appropriate. Changes in mandatory system-wide fees will be made in accordance with the requirements of the Working Families Student Fee Transparency and Accountability Act (Sections 66028 - 66028.6 of the Education Code).