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Financial Assistance

It all starts with the FAFSA

The FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID helps determine eligibility for the following:

Don’t delay. The sooner you complete the FAFSA, the more financial assistance there may be available. Take your first step toward getting financial help by filling out the FAFSA online now. 

Priority Deadline for returning students: January 31st 


Have FAFSA questions? Check out these FAFSA answers , call the FAFSA Hotline (1-800-434-3243) or call us at 1.800.SOUTHERN.

Financial Planning

The Financial Planning portal is a self-service program that allows you to have a more hands-on approach to gathering information about your Financial Aid! Financial Planning is designed to create the ultimate customer service experience while helping you navigate through the various aspects of financial aid. We have included videos to help explain the different areas so please enjoy!

Financial Aid

How to access Financial Aid information as well as links to other valuable financial aid resources.

Award Letter

How to use the My Award section and the Award Letter section, and how to sign your award letter.

Missing Documents

This video will show you how to find the financial documents that are still needed to provide you with the maximum amount of aid for the coming school year.

Federal Shopping Sheet

The Federal Shopping Sheet is a standardized financial aid form that is designed to simplify information you receive about cost and financial aid. It is designed to help you easily compare the net cost for each institution your interested in.