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Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

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The information links, to the left, are provided to assist parents in the three areas in which we receive the most questions. 

Defense of Marriage Act

Consistent with the Supreme Court decision on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), same-sex couples must report their marital status as married if they were legally married in a state or other jurisdiction (foreign country) that permits same-sex marriage (people in a civil union or domestic partnership are not considered "married" for student aid purposes).

Important Tax Information

There are important tax credits that are available and for a pdf version click on the icon below


Chancellor Office logo tax credit CSSA and Chancellor video.