Application Procedures

Students applying for need-based financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the CSB/SJU Financial Aid Application each year. The FAFSA is available online at The CSB/SJU Financial Aid Application is mailed home to students in January and is also available at

Applicants are encouraged to complete the application process as soon as possible after January 1. Announcements of financial aid awards for new students are made beginning in March and for returning students beginning in May.