Financial Aid Workshops

Financial Aid Workshops

Financial Aid Wellness Sessions for 2021-2022

Financial Aid Wellness Zoom Sessions

TopicDayDateTimeClick to Register
Money BasicsThuSep 9, 20213:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Don't Be Rash! Save Your Cash!MonSep 13, 202110:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Scholarships - Finding Free Money for CollegeWedSep 15, 20214:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Navigating Your myCUDH Student Center & Financial Aid BasicsThuSep 16, 20215:00 to 6:00 p.m
Understanding CreditMonSep 20, 20214:00 to 5:00 p.m.
I Borrowed A Student Loan - Now What?WedSep 22, 202112:00 to 1:00 p.m.
What's in Your Wallet?FriSep 24, 202111:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Scholarships - Finding Free Money for CollegeTueOct 5, 20213:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Understanding CreditThuOct 7, 20214:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Don't Be Rash! Save Your Cash!TueOct 12, 202112:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Money BasicsWedOct 13, 20213:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Banking 101ThuOct 14, 20215:00 to 6:00 p.m.
I Borrowed A Student Loan - Now What?MonOct 18, 20213:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Understanding CreditWedOct 20, 202112:00 to 1:00 p.m.
What's in Your Wallet?TuesOct 26, 20214:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Banking 101WedNov 3, 20213:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Scholarships - Finding Free Money for CollegeWedNov 10, 20214:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Workshop Descriptions

Banking 101 - If you are new to using a bank account, credit, and debit cards, this session can help! This session reviews the following topics: Understanding Banking; Credit and Debit Cards; Understanding the Cost of Living; Budgeting and Savings!

Don’t Be Rash! Save Your Cash! - A review of the five building blocks for managing and growing your money. Also, learn how to use a compound interest and savings calculator tool for your financial planning!

I Borrowed a Student Loan – Now What? - Learn the basics about loan repayment, what to do while you are in school and after you graduate, and to manage your loan debt and avoid default on your loan repayments.

Money Basics - Let's discuss how to build your financial health; use a bank or credit union; money management; and what you should know about insurance, federal income taxes, and preparing for retirement.

Navigating Your myCSUDH Student Center & Financial Aid Basics - Learn how to navigate the FINANCES section of your Student Center and understand what each link means for you! This session will review how financial aid works for the Fall, Winter, Spring & Summer terms and review the types of aid, payments, refunds, and SAP.

Understanding Credit - Learn the basics on credit with a focus on student loans, credit cards, FICO® Scores and their importance, credit reports, credit monitoring, credit knowledge, financial health tips, and the importance of establishing and maintaining a strong credit score.

What’s in Your Wallet? - Assess your needs and expenses, learn simple tips on how to budget your money and student financial aid funds, and, create your personal spending plan through a guided online budgeting exercise.

Scholarships - Finding Free Money for College" - Did you know there are scholarships for almost any hobby, talent, interest, or sport? You will learn:
  • The importance and ease of using a scholarship search engine
     
  • About the variety of scholarship resources
     
  • Creating a winning scholarship essay
     
  • Key tips on applying for scholarships

Get help completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application for 2022-2023

Financial Aid Application Zoom Sessions
DayDateTimeClick to Register
TuesdayOct 12, 20213:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday (Spanish)Oct 23, 20219:00 to 10:00 a.m.
WednesdayOct 27, 20215:30 to 6:30 p.m.
MondayNov 1, 20213:30 to 4:30 p.m.
SaturdayNov 13, 202110:00 to 11:00 a.m.
ThursdayNov 18, 202111:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Friday (Spanish)Dec 3, 20212:30 to 3:30 p.m.
SaturdayDec 11, 20211:00 to 2:00 p.m.
WednesdayDec 15, 20215:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Contact Us

If you have specific questions about your financial aid offer, please email or call the financial aid specialist that is assigned to you. Be sure to include your name, student ID number and the reason for contacting us.
 
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Your Last NameFA SpecialistEmail
A-CornMichelle Matthewsfinaid@csudh.edu
Corona-HazBrian Cruz finaid@csudh.edu
He-MizRhoda Poseyfinaid@csudh.edu
Mo-RolMarcela Vega finaid@csudh.edu
Rom-ZRosa Ornelas finaid@csudh.edu