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Financial Aid and Scholarships

How Summer Aid Affects Your Eligibility in Other Semesters

Summer Aid — How it affects eligibility for fall and spring: Financial aid to attend summer session is an advance of your eligibility from the upcoming academic year.


Due to Year Round Pell, you may be eligible for a summer Pell grant. 

Summer Federal Work Study (FWS)

  • To participate in summer FWS, you must have been attending SDSU during the current academic year or intend to enroll in classes at SDSU the following academic year.
  • It is not necessary to attend summer school.
Important: If you are not enrolled in summer session, your summer earnings will affect the amount of financial aid for which you are eligible in the following academic year.

Use remaining loan eligibility from the current year for summer

By May 1, 2019, request any remaining loan eligibility you may have for 2018-19 and use those funds to pay your summer session tuition and fees.