Financial Aid: Next Steps

Check out this step by step guide to help you plan for your education at Cal Lutheran.


File your FAFSA

Complete your FAFSA at


Cal Grants

If you are a California Resident, visit WebGrants4Students to check on the status of your Cal Grant application.


Submit additional documents

If you receive a request for any documents or more information, please respond promptly with the requested information. Check out My Documents in WebAdvisor.


View your Financial Aid award

Available online through WebAdvisor in MyCLU Portal. Make to sure to Accept and/or Reject award items and complete the loan process if you plan to borrow loans.


Understand your award

Learn more about the various types of financial aid.


Estimate Your Balance

Understand your total costs, the financial aid offered to help cover those costs, and any remaining balance due to Cal Lutheran after your aid is applied.


Additional Financial Aid Options

If needed, find other sources of financial aid through these options.


Get Financial Clearance

Each student is required to gain financial clearance on their student account from the Student Accounts Office to keep any pre-registered classes for the upcoming semester.

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