Announcements and Deadlines

Recent Announcements

Campus Closure 

Due to the County of Santa Clara shelter in place order, the Student Services Center is closed, but the services provided by Financial Aid and Scholarship Office are available online.

Our office will be closed the following days:

  • March 31
  • May 31


Financial Aid Deadlines

  • October 1 (every year): FAFSA and California Dream Act applications open
  • March 2 (every year): Priority filing deadline for FAFSA and California Dream Act

  • April 17, 2020: Last day to submit Spring 2020 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) petition
  • April 26, 2021: Deadline to accept loans and to submit PLUS Loan application for the academic year (Fall/Spring) or Spring 2020 only
  • April 30, 2021:  Document submission priority deadline

For more information, see the Seven Steps to Financial Aid.


Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for Federal Pell Grant eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute $10-$50 toward the purchase price. Requirements and qualifications can be found on the Federal Communications Commision site

To determine and prove your Federal Pell Grant eligibility you will need to view your award on you MySJSU account.