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SDSU Financial Aid
03:20
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Director of Financial Aid- SDSU
41:25
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Director of Financial Aid- SDSU
42:23
This session is being recorded. It will be posted on the OFAS website later this week.
Cameron Graham
42:23
Good Morning
Josue Leiva
43:13
Good morning
Cindy Solomon
43:23
Good morning!
Kelly Fouquier
43:57
Good morning !
Director of Financial Aid- SDSU
44:45
We will begin in 2 minutes
Aliya Bram
45:57
Good morning :)
Jianna Jones
46:23
morning!
T
52:42
Do we have to activate the loan every semester? I received an email that I need to activate and do a Master Promise note etc, I am a recurring student.
makennahonea
53:36
What is the difference between subsidized and unsubsidized loans?
Andrew Middlesworth
53:55
I am a possible incoming freshman with an extended june first decision date. I turned in my final missing document missing document April 15th. How long will it take for me to find out if I am receiving any financial aid?
Alexandra
54:25
I have a hold on my account for having met a federal loan limit, Will I be able to activate my loans by MAY 18? If not will I be forfeiting the loans( I am a new student coming in for Summer)
Denise Mijangos
54:38
When is the deadline to pay for transfer students
Denise Mijangos
55:01
How long does it take for loans to get posted to my account after activating them
Mary Hathaway
56:18
What if I don't need the whole loan amount that I've been awarded? I'm a new graduate student pursuing an Adminstrative Credential/Masters.
Craig Bowden
56:20
Anticipating that rates will drop, if I activate now, will I receive current rates or the rates released May 10?
Alexandra
56:24
I am an incoming Teacher credential student which counts as undergraduate for FAFSA. Am I eligible to apply for a graduate PLUS loan-- or am I considered Undergraduate?
makennahonea
56:44
Where does the loan money go once activated (into my sdsu account or or the bank?)
Quang Tran
56:55
is there any difference between resident and citizen to receive financial aid and loans?
Alexys
58:15
do parents have to complete the parent loan?
Heather Regalado
58:18
There is a group of us on here that are starting the doctorate program in May. We realized that our 2020-2021 FASFA will not cover our summer attendance and completed a 2019-2020 FASFA in March. What is the likelihood that we will hear back and able to use loans for the summer session. Our 2020-2021 Direct loans will not be able available by summer correct?
denise
58:44
for parent plus, can the payments be deferred until after graduation?
katgulino
59:15
I will be starting grad school in the summer (July 7) and I will be applying for title 4 eligibility restoration on 5/25… do you have information about that or would that be directly through the federal system? do I have to follow the may 17th deadline even if I can’t be cleared until late may/early June for aid eligibility?
Alexys
01:00:21
when will you guys be able to answer your phones? I have emailed with specific questions and have gotten generic answers not specific to my questions.
Alexandra
01:01:29
I have a hold on my account for having met a federal loan limit, Will I be able to activate my loans by MAY 18? If not will I be forfeiting the loans( I am a new student coming in for Summer)
denise
01:01:37
yes I have specific questions regarding GET program through WA state
Alexandra
01:01:37
You 10:11 AMI am an incoming Teacher credential student which counts as undergraduate for FAFSA. Am I eligible to apply for a graduate PLUS loan-- or am I considered Undergraduate?
Benjamin Ock
01:02:21
Do you know when Summer 2020 awards will be calculated? I have my Fall 2020 awards ready for activation May 18th, but no word on Summer 2020
Anh-Thu Nguyen
01:02:42
Can you only enter the parent login on aidlink if all the documents are processed? I have documents to be processed
Brittany Hernandez
01:02:51
Is the BMACC program eligible for the Graduate PLUS loan?
Alexys
01:03:26
due to COVID if the school does decide to close spring semester, will our financial aid carry over to the next opening semester?
Grayce Honsa
01:03:42
Would you suggest to take out a parent plus loan for the fall semester if there is going to be no housing due to covid 19? If we do take out more loans than tuition/fees will those loans rollover?
Grayce Honsa
01:03:49
I am an imconing student, do we have to submit our documents to take out loans before May 18th? Or do we just need to accept or decline our loans by then?
AYOOB ABED
01:03:59
You, 10:11 AM I have submitted everything that is required for admission more than three weeks ago, but I still see on my webportal that they need my AP exams, unofficial transcript, and ACT. How long does it take until it is marked off that SDSU has received them?
Olivia Perdomo
01:04:11
Is the loan automatically applied to tuition, or do we manually pay the tuition with the loan money
Kennedy Galvin
01:04:28
Is it better for me to apply for a student loan than my parent apply due to lower interest rates?
Cameron Graham
01:04:41
does taking a bog waiver at a community cillege during summer 2020 effect student aid options at sdsu fall 2020
nidhigopagani
01:05:12
i cant see if my loan for spring 20 is activated on my aidlink
katie
01:05:14
can you please talk about how divorced parents handle parent loans? can each parent apply for a portion of the total approved?
Brittany Hernandez
01:05:40
Is it required to go to school summer for FAFSA or is fall and spring semester the only required semesters?
Tina Madani
01:08:15
Since the loan activation deadline is May 18, what will happen if you get scholarships after you’ve taken out loans?
katgulino
01:08:29
How do grants affect loans?
Nancy Bahena
01:08:37
When will the grant coffee hour be hosted and time? Thank you for your time!
Heather Regalado
01:08:52
we cannot register for summer classes until tuition is paid, did you say that you have to register first before loans are eligible?
jessica Mejia
01:09:10
where can I apply for Federal Work Study?
Stancie Holder
01:09:50
Do you choose where your funds go? How does that work?
Roosevelt Green
01:12:38
So will there be financial aid for summer classes 2020? For attending students.
katgulino
01:13:41
do federal undergrad loan payments go into pause once you start grad school?
Olivia Perdomo
01:14:53
what is cash net used for
Grayce Honsa
01:15:41
Would you recommend on waiting until there is more news on if the fall semester will be online to take out a larger loan that will cover housing?
davideejohnston
01:16:34
Is there a way that we can get one on one meetings with someone for further help?
Destiny Brown
01:16:46
You mentioned that you are eligible for loans for three semesters. If I activate a loan for this summer, will that also cover the Fall and Spring semester?
Shannon Hunter
01:17:28
Just confirming that the deadline to apply for financial aid and student loans for 2020 Fall transfer students is May 18?
katgulino
01:17:33
Thank you for clearing our holds :) feeling very anxious about it all
Denise Mijangos
01:17:37
If my loan does not say activated before orientation can I still go and register for classes or will I have to pay out of pocket first?
katgulino
01:17:53
and yes to Denise’s question! Same question
erica
01:18:03
If the loan status indicates “Activated” will the loan automatically be applied to tuition?
Alexys
01:18:07
is the earliest we can activate a loan by may 18th?
keeleysenske
01:18:17
Once I activate my loans may 18th will the loans refund me the $860 I payed so I could start enrolling in classes
Holly
01:18:34
How do I know if I’ve taken out loans before?
Alexys
01:18:37
are parents required to activate parent loans?
Lynn Nguyen
01:23:19
If I’ve gotten my loan eligibility on aid link already, do I need to upload anymore documents? Or will I be told directly if I need to upload anymore documents?
Aylin Lopez
01:25:37
Will a Cal Grant A appear on AidLink?
Andrew Middlesworth
01:26:16
when do freshman find out if they’re getting financial aid?
ella paningbatan
01:27:29
Does SDSU grant scholarships solely based on financial need with no scholarship application needed?
Alexys
01:27:43
when will we find out if we won a scholarship? how will that be taken out of our loans?
denise
01:29:39
for incoming new freshman, do you have to pay tuition prior to registration? Are there fees to register?
Alexys
01:30:00
since scholarships are taken out of our tuition only, is that for the semester or the school year--both fall and spring? can scholarships cover on campus living expenses?
Alexys
01:31:40
do tuition and loans also cover study abroad fees? how does that work?
Devon Pierre
01:32:22
What is the interest rate for unsubsidized loans for gradate students (not grad plus)
Grayce Honsa
01:32:44
Should we wait to apply for direct loans for the fall as a new student until there is a decision on whether or not the semester will be in person or not
Leah Garcia
01:33:07
Do you recommend we take out a loan that will cover housing for Fall and Spring 2020/21 as a first time transfer student?
katie
01:33:30
are parent loans paid during the students time at SDSU or do those payments begin after graduation?
Sergio Fuentes
01:33:36
Is the price of attendance per semester of $3860 fixed regardless of me taking 12 credit units or 20 credit units?
Alexys
01:34:39
will my acceptance be declined if i cannot get the WPA testing done due to codiv?
Alexys
01:34:45
covid*
Denise Mijangos
01:35:02
If my loan is not activated by orientation can I still go and register for classes or will I have to pay out of pocket first?
Sergio Fuentes
01:35:59
Thank you for the answer
Aliya Bram
01:36:08
If I qualify for a grant, should I wait on registering for a loan until after I receive the grant money?
Litzy Longoria
01:36:09
In my sdsu Aidlink both cal grant and pell grant estimated amounts appear , does this mean I qualify for both ?
erica
01:36:31
You, 10:30 AM If my loan status for spring indicates “Activated” will the loan automatically apply to tuition? Or do I have to manually pay for the tuition?
Sergio R
01:36:40
How do we get the TEACH Grant?
keeleysenske
01:38:07
Does the loans cover the $860 enrollment fee for the fall?
Alexys
01:38:12
is this meeting recorded and can i access this information at a later time?
Heather Regalado
01:38:27
Do we need to notify you that we are attending summer or will you automatically process loans once you receive the processed FASFA.
Holly
01:39:02
How does financial aid/loans get dispersed for summer and fall?
Yousif Abdul Wahid
01:39:20
Is there gonna be a chance to talk about student-specific questions after this?
denise
01:39:55
Do I fill out parent plus paperwork and send it to you, to make sure all is correct or do I apply directly through gov
Devon Pierre
01:41:03
What is the interest rate for a graduate student for an unsubsidized loan? On the website FAQ page it says 6.08%, is that just for grad plus?
katgulino
01:46:02
thank you
Dylan Karr
01:46:18
Thanks!
Carolyn Richards
01:46:18
Thank you!