2017-18 Financial Aid Award Schedule

Incoming Freshman Awards - Available beginning February 1, 2017
Transfer Student Awards - Available beginning March 21, 2017
Currently Enrolled Student Awards - Available beginning April 18, 2017

Roy J. Carver Scholarship Program

Applications for the Roy J. Carver Scholarship Program are due April 1st. See the Roy J. Carver Scholarship listing for more information.

Summer Financial Aid - 2017

The 2017 summer financial aid application will be available on AccessPlus starting March 22nd. Remember to register for summer classes prior to applying for aid. Read more for the details on summer financial aid.

New to Iowa State University

The Office of Student Financial Aid is excited to welcome you to ISU!
Important dates and links with answers to commonly asked questions.

2017-18 FAFSA - File Today

Apply now for the 2017-18 FAFSA at  Miss the December 1 priority filing date? How this matters.  Federal income tax information is required for the 2015 IRS tax year.  DO NOT update the 2017-18 FAFSA with 2016 federal tax information.

IRS Data Retrieval Tool Unavailable

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool will be unavailable for an undetermined amount of time. If you need to provide tax information for the FAFSA verification process, please request a copy of your Federal Tax Return Transcript. If you are experiencing difficulties securing the transcript, please contact the IRS Tax Assistance Center at 1-844-545-5640 for assistance.  

Request a Tax Return Transcript

2017-18 Direct PLUS Loan Application

The 2017-18 Direct PLUS Loan Application is now available at