Financial Aid

Register for financial Aid Workshops!                            (Click Below for details)

What happens with your FAFSA Application?              (Click Below)

The financial aid virtual workshop is intended for SUHSD 12th grade students and their families.  Topics include an overview of the steps in the financial aid process (FAFSA/CADA), the types of aid available, and an opportunity to ask general questions.  


STEP 1:  Create an FSA ID

(username & password for FAFSA only)

  • Both the student & one parent need to create an FSA ID
  • If parent does not have a SSN they can sign the FAFSA using the paper version
  • You will need to include your name, date of birth, social security number, phone number and valid email address
  • Watch video on steps to apply

STEP 2: Complete the FAFSA or CADA by March 2nd:

Contact your school counselor if you need help completing the FAFSA/CADA or attend a Cash For College event

  • 6 Things you need for FAFSA form

    • Username and Password (FSA ID)
    • Social Security Number
    • 2019 Tax Records Information
    • Records of your untaxed income
    • Records of your assets
    • List of schools you’re interested in

STEP 3:  Follow up

Your information will be sent to the schools you listed on your application.  Each school will give you an estimate of your financial aid award.

  • Review your FAFSA/CADA application and submit any corrections
  • Your college or career school may follow up requesting additional information

Attend the SUHSD Financial Aid Next Steps Workshop to learn more about important next steps.