Fall 2020 Financial Aid Advising Update
Effective August 3, 2020, we are not offering in person advising appointments at this time. If you need financial aid assistance, please make your virtual appointment at least 15 minutes ahead of time via ISUAppointments. Read more about this update here.
New to ISUWelcome to Iowa State University! We want to make sure your transition to college goes as smoothly as possible. If you’re new to the financial aid process, please follow our New to ISU page for important information regarding orientation and making your financial plan for the upcoming year.
Financial Aid ChecklistComplete the Financial Aid Checklist by mid-July to avoid delays processing your financial aid.
2020-2021 Expense EstimatorThe official fall 2020 U-Bill will not be available on AccessPlus until August 1st. In the meantime, use our Expense Estimator. View your current financial aid offer on AccessPlus > Student tab > Financial Aid > Financial Aid Offer
CARES Act and Emergency Grant Assistance
Iowa State University received $10.85 million through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Iowa State University also received funding through generous donations to the #CycloneStrong fund, and through our participation in the University Innovation Alliance through support they received from ECMC and Course Hero. The application process closed May 22, as all funds are now awarded. CARES Act reporting metrics are available here.
For additional information regarding Iowa State University’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please click here.