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May is National Foster Care Month, and the CSU provides a range of  services supporting young people transitioning from foster care to one of our  university campuses.
May is National Foster Care Month, and the CSU provides a range of services supporting young people transitioning from foster care to one of our university campuses. CSU students who are current or former foster youth can receive financial aid, housing, academic support services and other resources to bolster academic success through campus programs like Guardian Scholars or the Educational Opportunity Program. And resources like our Educational Planning Guide provide foster youth and their caregivers with helpful information as they prepare to enter higher education.

Learn about CSU foster youth programs on our campuses »