Financial Aid Item Type

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Financial Aid Item Type identifies individual financial aid items awarded to students by their type.

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:
Data Custodian
Financial Aid Office
Data Source
Source System:CMS - SA
Source Table Name:PS_ITEM_TYPE_FA
Source Field Name:DESCR
Census Process:No
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"Item Type"
Column Heading:"Financial Aid Item Type"


For example, federal Pell grant is a Financial Aid Item Type of grant awarded to students while subsidized direct loans are a Financial Aid Item Type of loan awarded to students.

Example values for Financial Aid Item Type include:

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Subsidized Direct Ln
  • Subsidized Direct Loan
  • Subsidized Direct Loan 1

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