Financial Aid

Financial Aid
Administration Building, Room 212
2200 Bonforte Blvd.
Pueblo, CO  81001-4901
Voice:  719.549.2753
Fax:     719.549.2088

At CSU-Pueblo we are committed to helping students explore financing options to help them achieve their educational goals.. Approximately 80 percent of our students receive some type of assistance. CSU-Pueblo’s Financial Aid office administers more than $12.1 million in federal and state grant aid. In addition to that our office administers $6.7 million in institutional aid. We hope that you find our website (along with your PAWS  account) helpful in answering any questions you may have about financial aid or the financial aid process.

First Steps for Financial Aid


  • Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at; this will require a Federal Student Aid ID​ & password (both yourself and your parent if you are a dependent student). The CSU-Pueblo school code for the FAFSA is 001365
  • Complete your CSU-Pueblo Foundation Scholarship Application starting October 1.
  • If you are a Colorado resident and working on your undergraduate degree, complete the COF application.*
  • Remember - the priority deadline for the FAFSA is March 1 and the CSU-Pueblo Foundation Scholarship Application is December 24th - Prior to the new academic year's fall semester. The final deadline for the scholarship application is March 1.  ​


Remember to review your Financial Aid award to see if you need to turn in any further documents, or alter your loan awards. This can be accessed through your PAWS account. PDF IconAccessing your financial aid award through your PAWS account.


Choose to accept, reduce, or decline any student loans, and if you are borrowing student loans, complete your Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling.* Once you have read and understand all the terms and conditions, click the acknowledgment check box at the bottom of your award. Fill out the Direct Deposit  form and return to Financial Aid to have any excess funds from your financial aid automatically deposited into your checking/savings account.* Please remember that disbursement occurs twice a year - before fall semester, and before spring semester.

*Indicates these steps are required one-time only, not annually

Other Information


 Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I am eligible for financial aid?
How is the amount of aid determined?
How can I view my award?
When will I receive my financial aid?
Where can I find Spanish-based resources?



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