VA Benefit recipients: CBU has transitioned the responsibility of certification of benefits to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and military tuition assistance from the Veteran Resource Center to the Financial Aid Office. Please email with any questions!



We understand that your family may be suffering financially from the Covid-19 economic shutdown or other outside factors (job loss, loss of hours/income, extensive medical expenses, death in the family, private school tuition, or another extenuating circumstance). If your family has experienced financial hardship, we invite you to complete the form below to see if you qualify for a Special Circumstance Petition:


Click here to complete the Special Circumstance Petition Request Form for 2022-2023. **Please only complete if you are enrolled in SU23**

Click here to complete the Special Circumstance Petition Request Form for 2023-2024.


For all other inquiries, you may contact our office by email at If you need to contact your counselor directly, you can email them directly for the quickest response, or you may schedule a phone or video appointment!


You and your family may be eligible for federal, state, or local assistance and we want to make sure you have the tools and information necessary to access it! Please visit the Financial Fitness page for more guidance.



The 2023-2024 FAFSA is now available! Make sure you complete yours early to avoid missing any deadlines. Click HERE to fill out your FAFSA!