The mission of the California Student Aid Commission (Commission) is to make education beyond high school financially accessible to all Californians by administering state authorized financial aid programs.
The Commission is composed of 15 members: 11 members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate, 2 members are appointed by the Senate Rules Committee and 2 members are appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly. Members serve four-year terms except the two student members, appointed by the Governor, who serve two-year terms.
Effective July 1, 2013, the Commission is renumbered to this organization code (6980). The Commission was previously reported under organization code 7980.