New to ISU

There is a lot of important information to consider as you prepare to start your adventure at Iowa State University. Stay up-to-date with important financial aid information by visiting our New to ISU page.

2019-2020 Financial Aid Award Letters

Financial Aid Award letters for the 2019-2020 academic year are now available in AccessPlus. To view your award letter, login to the AccessPlus webpage, select “Financial Aid” then “Financial Aid Award.”

Summer Financial Aid

The 2019 summer financial aid application is available on AccessPlus. Remember to register for summer classes prior to applying for aid. For more information, visit the summer financial aid webpage.

Summer Hours

  • Starting May 13th and ending August 16th, the Office of Student Financial Aid will be open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday.
  • If urgent assistance is needed between the hours of 4:00-5:00 p.m., please call the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs at 515-294-4420.

Students and Families Impacted by Natural Disasters

If you or your family have been impacted by recent natural disasters, you may consider completing a Special Conditions Application to have our office consider lost wages or out of pocket expenses incurred as a result of a natural disaster. Completing this application will allow us to reassess your 2019-2020 financial aid, which may result in an increase to your awards for the upcoming academic year.

2019-2020 FAFSA is Available!

Make sure to file your 2019-2020 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for the upcoming academic year.