Financing your Education
CSUSB School Code: 001142
There are several financial aid opportunities available to students:
- Financial Aid
If you are a CSUSB student enrolled in a degree program you may qualify for federal financial aid. For a list of financial aid opportunities based on degree program,
see Financial Aid Fact Sheet.
- Private Student Loans/Alternative Loans
College of Extended Learning (CEL) Certificate Programs and Courses are eligible for private loans. The choice of a lender and guarantor is a decision and responsibility you must take as the borrower. CEL does not endorse or have an affiliation with any lender. Please contact your financial institution for further information about their private student loan program.
CEL Private Student Loan Guidelines
Arrangements for any student private loan must be made prior to registration in CEL courses or certificates. Full payment of class fee is due at the time of registration. Loan certification is not a guarantee, and terms and conditions must be accepted by CEL.
- Apply for a Private loan with a lender of your choice.
- Students will need to notify CEL of their approved private loan. Please call the CEL office at (909) 537-5976.
- CEL will certify the student's loan with the lender. Please note that CEL is only able to certify the loan relating to the total estimated cost of the tuition.
- Students will be allowed to enroll in their classes as long as the first 3 steps above are completed.
- Lender will disburse the funds to the school and the school will post the funds to the student's account.
- Any overpayment from the loan will be disbursed to the student by check. Any unpaid balance after the loan funds are disbursed will be due immediately, to be paid by the student.
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- Company Tuition Reimbursement
Many companies and organizations have tuition reimbursement programs for their employees. Check with your human resources department for requirements, qualifications and processes. A financial guarantee from your employer will need to be provided to our office before the start of each quarter.
- Military, Spouse and Dependent Benefits
For information on VA education benefits call 1-888-GIBILL1 or visit them on the web at U.S Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Workforce Investment Board
The office of Professional and Continuing Education strives to remain up-to-date on all legislation, agencies and programs related to workforce development, such as the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity (WIOA) and the Transitions Assistance program (TAP). In doing so, we are able to create partnerships that will benefit the community workforce with access to training and certificate programs.
- Local Lending Institutions
Local banks, and credit unions offer private educational loan programs for degree and for continuing education. Check with your local preferred lending institution to see what types of programs are available to you.