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Image of a dollar sign. Changes to your Family's Financial Situation: If you or your family’s financial situation has changed significantly from what is reflected on your federal income tax return (for example, if you’ve lost a job or otherwise experienced a drop in income), you may be eligible to have your financial aid adjusted. After completing the FAFSA questions as instructed on the application (including the transfer of tax return and income information), contact the Financial Aid Office at Sonoma State.

Welcome to the Financial Aid Office.

Welcome to NOMA Nation!

Sonoma State University knows pursuing a higher education degree is expensive.  Investing in a quality education is an investment in your future. Our goal is to provide access to quality education at SSU by assisting students in obtaining and understanding financial aid options. The Financial Aid Office at SSU is committed to assisting current and prospective students with the financial aid process in obtaining funds for college through federal, state and institutional sources.

We communicate with you by sending emails when items are added to your To Do List in MySSU or changes are made to your award offer. Award offer notifications are sent to your SSU email as well. We encourage you to check your SSU email on a regular basis and follow the instructions provided.  Documents submitted late could result in missed deadlines and a reduced financial aid award (or no award at all).

Please know that we are still available to assist you in the following ways:

Location and Hours:

  • Our Financial Aid Representatives are available in person Monday through Thursday from 9am to 5pm and Friday from 10am to 5pm. They are located in the Seawolf Service Center (1st floor of Salazar Hall).
  • Our Financial Aid Representatives are also available virtually Monday through Thursday from 9am to 5pm and Friday from 10am to 5pm. You can schedule a phone or Zoom appointment with a Financial Aid Representative by contacting the Seawolf Service Center at 707-664-2308 or by email at finaid@sonoma.edu.
  • Please use the Contact Us and Cómo Comunicarse pages of our website to contact us with any questions you may have.