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The 2015/2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available at This application is for the Summer 15/Fall 15/Spring 16 semesters. To be considered for need-based federal financial aid (Federal Work Study, Federal SEOG, Federal Perkins Loan) the priority deadline for Freshman/Incoming Transfer/New Health Science students is March 1 and for continuing students is May 1.   
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Newly Admitted Students for Spring 2015: Award packaging and notifications has begun for students who have a valid FAFSA on file. Check your SOLAR account for outstanding "To-Do" List items as this will prevent you from receiving an award.

Returning Students for Spring 2015: Students who were not enrolled for the Fall term will receive an award package upon enrollment for the spring semester. 


Starting in the Spring 2015 semester, there will be a new log-in process to access your accounts on federal websites including,, and Rather than using your SSN, DOB, and name to sign in, you will be prompted to create a username and password to authenticate your identity with a single sign-on process across these systems. 

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