• Tax Filers

    If you are required to submit documentation for verification (check your To-Do List), here are some useful tips to help you – The US Department of Education has announced that you may now submit a signed paper copy of the 2015 IRS tax return for verification documentation.

    This is effective for both the 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 verification requirements.

  • For Non-Filers

    Students who have not filed taxes, you must provide a signed statement certifying that you have not filed and are not required to file a 2015 income tax return, as well as a document listing the amount and sources of any income from that year. You must also submit a copy of your W-2 for any source of employment from that year.

  • Check Your To-Do List

    Check your To-Do List on myFSU to complete your Verification documents.

    Financial Aid Forms


Resources

Creating your FSA ID

Do you need help creating your FSA ID? Here's a presentation on Creating and Using Your FSA ID.

 

FSU FAFSA School Code

To complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, make sure you add FSU's School Code: 001489.

 

Orientation Presentation

Going to Orientation? Here's a look at the Financial Aid presentation we will be giving for our incoming studen

NOLE Resources

Monitor your To Do List and Holds on myFSU on a regular basis for updated information.

Financial Aid Terms and Conditions

The terms and conditions must be accepted prior to the review of your financial aid award offer. Please be sure to acknowledge by logging into myFSU.

Special Circumstance Appeals

Special Circumstance appeals are reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and require a letter of explanation and supporting documentation.  Professional Judgment forms may be found here and are also available in our office located in University Center A Room 4400.

Dates of Importance

For tuition payment deadlines, financial aid disbursement, and other important dates you can check the Registrar or Student Business Services websites.

Over-awards

The Office of Financial Aid takes precaution in not over-awarding a student initially.  However, circumstances may change after the initial financial aid awards have been made, resulting in an over-award. Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Receiving additional financial aid from an outside source
  • A change in residency from out-of state to Florida resident
  • Enrollment from full-time to less than full-time

When over-awards occur, we are required to review your financial aid eligibility and may have to adjust, reduce, or eliminate financial aid awarded to ensure that the total you receive is within federal guidelines.  This may result in an accounts receivable in which you are responsible for paying.

To help prevent an over-award, we strongly recommend that you notify the Office of Financial Aid of any potential awards not already listed on your financial aid award summary.

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Budget Worksheet

Estimate your out of pocket college expense by completing this handy budget worksheet.  The budget worksheet uses current rates to allows you to estimate your out of pocket expenses and compare them to your financial aid awards.

 

Last updated 03/21/2017
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