Resources

  • A.S. Affordable Textbook Program: Begins first day of instruction of each semester on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE basis. The program is based on financial need. Students MUST have financial aid GRANT(s) in order to qualify for this program.
  • Air Force Educaton Benefits: FAQ's
  • Bursar's Office: Information on fee amounts, deadlines, and payment methods. Also, view Bursar's Office Services for information regarding Spartan Bookstore Charges.
  • California Student Aid Commission: Access information on state, federal, and institutional financial aid.
  • California Dream Act: View information regarding Dream Act, and complete an application.
  • Credit Card Insider: Learn about credit!  Free resources and tools to help you use credit responsibly and to your advantage.
  • ECMC: (formerly EdFund) Find help with difficult financial decisions in financing your college education, lender information, and complete the loan counseling requirement.
  • Education Degree: Financial Aid for Education Students
  • Education Degree - Scholarships: Best Scholarships for Education Majors
  • FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
  • FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • FSA: Federal Student Aid - Resource provided by the U.S. Department of Education
  • SJSU Financial Aid Brochure 2019-2020
  • SJSU Financial Aid Brochure 2020-2021
  • FinAid!: Find additional information on student financial aid.
  • Financial Literacy (annuity.org): Managing how you pay for school
  • Glossary: Common terms used in Financial Aid.
  • MoneyGeek - Understand common (and uncommon) ways of financing your education or lowering your expenses. Resources to locate scholarships and grants or breaking down how student loans work.
  • MoneyGeek - Tax guide for students and parents.
  • MySJSU:  SJSU account maintenance: add/drop classes, change mailing and email addresses, and review registration and financial aid holds.
  • NASFAA: National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. Information from NASFAA about applying for grants and loans. 
  • Resources for Undocumented Students
  • Scholarships: Apply and find information on hundreds of scholarships offered through SJSU.
  • SJSU Career Center: "We'll work with you to identify and clarify career interests, map out a strategy to find internships and jobs, and coach you about how to craft effective resumes and interview with confidence."
  • Start One Credit Union - Resources & Learning Center
  • Studentaid.gov: The U.S. Department of Education's site for free information on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
  • The simple dollar - When used responsibly, the best credit cards for college students become valuable tools that can help accomplish two crucial financials tasks...
  • Veterans Benefits: Several benefits are available for participating individuals who served on active duty, reserve duty or in the Selective Reserved.
  • Veterans Employment Toolkit: Active Duty vs. Reserve or National Guard