1. Apply for admission into Graduate School. No financial aid commitment can be made until a student is accepted for admission.
  2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after October 1 for the proceeding summer and/or fall semester.
  3. Newly admitted students will be sent an award notification with instructions to go on-line to accept the aid offer. Returning graduate students will be sent an email notification when the aid offer is ready.
  4. Students wishing to receive aid during the summer term need to complete a Summer Aid Application each year. The Summer Aid Application is available on the Financial Aid Office web page, under Applications.