Applying for Financial Aid


How to apply for financial aid.


To apply for financial aid you will need to first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).   

  1. Go to  
  2. Select “Start Here” if you are completing a FAFSA for the first time or “Log In” if you are a returning applicant. 
  3. There may be two aid years listed (e.g., 2020-2021 and 2021-2022) so be sure to select the correct year’s FAFSA for the year you are applying for aid.  
  4. Apply for financial aid every year beginning October 1st. We recommend you apply by early December.  

If your file is selected for verification: 

  1. The SCSU Financial Aid Office will send you a verification letter to the address on file with the university, indicating what needs to be completed.  
  2. Complete, sign, and return the verification letter, along with any required documentation. The verification letter is also available in your e-Services under the "Financial Aid" link.  

Visit our website for more information about applying for financial aid. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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