Summer Aid

To be considered for summer financial aid, you must:

  • file a FAFSA for 2020-21 and have been awarded for that academic year
  • be a continuing student from the 2020-21 academic year, or a new student who will enroll at SDSU for the fall 2021 semester
  • be making Satisfactory Academic Progress, as defined by the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, as a result of your cumulative units and grades during the summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021 semesters

Learn about:

Limited funding

Financial aid to attend summer classes is limited and may include estimated student loan(s). To help you pay the total cost, you may need to borrow a student loan.

Global Campus / study abroad

Contact a financial aid counselor NOW if you plan to enroll only through the Global Campus or if you plan to study abroad.

Summer information

To find out if you may be eligible for summer financial aid (which includes student loans), you will receive an e-mail directing you to AidLink.


  • Mid-February: Summer tuition and fee postponements are made available, if you are eligible
  • Late May-June: After you enroll, you will be notified if you will receive summer aid
  • Mid-July: If eligible, summer aid disbursements begin
  • Mid-August: All summer aid must be disbursed by last day of summer classes

Summer deadline dates.