Every year students must complete a new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit it to the United States Department of Education for processing. You do not have to be enrolled full time (12 hours) to receive federal aid. Generally you will be eligible for federal aid if enrolled at least half time (6 semester hours) The FAFSA is an application for the following federal aid programs:
FAFSA FilingComplete the FAFSA every year, as soon after January 1st as possible and before April 15th. Apply for a PIN so you can electronically sign your FAFSA Application at www.pin.ed.gov
Filing AssistanceClick here to view a short video on filing the FAFSA.
If you need assistance completing the application, you can obtain information from the hotline at the Federal Student Aid Programs (1-800-4FED-AID), or attend one of our FAFSA workshops and we will be happy to assist you.
Applying for Summer Financial AidAll awards are initially offered for fall and spring only. If you choose to register for summer courses, the Division of Student Services will receive notification weekly of registered students. A financial aid representative will review accounts on a weekly basis and award financial aid if eligible. Student who would like to take student loans will be asked to visit a financial aid representative to accept student loans. The deadline to request summer aid is April 30th