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Awarded Financial Aid

Your next steps after being awarded financial aid

You can begin filling out the FAFSA on October 1

You are able to complete the FAFSA beginning October 1, which allows for a larger window of time where you could potentially be awarded for one aid year sooner than the other. To help you know which aid year is ready for you, please review the information below on where to find which aid year you have been awarded.

New Students

When you are first awarded financial aid for an aid year and are a new student, you will receive a postcard sent to your mailing address which looks like the following and has the aid year for which you have been awarded above your name. Follow the link to our Next Steps After Awarded Financial Aid webpage for step-by-step instructions on how to access your account.

Financial Aid Award Year Graphic

Continuing Students

If you are a continuing student, you will receive an email with the subject line "You have been awarded for (aid year)!"

Please select the aid year indicated on either your postcard or revision email to ensure you are reviewing the correct aid year.

Follow the link to our Next Steps After Awarded Financial Aid webpage for step-by-step instructions on how to access your account.