Students should renew their FAFSA online each year after October 1 at www.fafsa.gov. Priority will be given to those who submit their application by March 15. CSM’s school code is 002540. Financial aid awards are based on anticipated hours of enrollment. Financial Aid will renew institutional scholarships for students maintaining the required GPA and the regular full-time tuition rate. After the first week of classes each semester, enrollment status is verified and adjustments are made accordingly.