New to Iowa State University

The Office of Student Financial Aid is excited to welcome all of our new students and their families to campus! As you prepare financially for fall term, make sure you check out important dates and financial resources from orientation on our New to ISU page.

Financial Aid - Summer 2016

The 2016 summer financial aid application opened on AccessPlus on March 24. Remember to register for summer classes prior to applying for aid.
Read more for the details on summer financial aid.

May 2016 Graduate?

Loan Exit Counseling: Make sure to complete... The Student Loan Education Office is available to help you complete your exit counseling requirements and answer any of your loan repayment questions.

2016-2017 To-Do List

  • Apply for 2016-2017 scholarships.
  • Confirm your FSA ID for filing the 2016-2017 FAFSA.
    • FSA ID's
      • parents need their own
      • each FSA ID must have a unique email address
      • must use the first and last name matching your social security card
      • Quick Tutorial on Creating the FSA ID
      • Extended Tutorial on Creating the FSA ID
      • Parent Tutorial on FAFSA and Creating the FSA ID
  • File your 2016-2017 FAFSA