Apply for Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Now Available

51Ʒ students should use the to apply for financial aid.

The is now available. Complete your form annually to be eligible for all financial aid opportunities, including federal or state grants, loans, and Work Study.

If you are not eligible to submit the FAFSA, you can submit the.The ORSAAis an alternative to the FAFSAfor undocumented Oregon students, including students who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status or Temporary Protected Status (TPS).

Do you need help completing the FAFSA?

If you need help filing your FAFSA, contact the Financial Aid Office at (503) 725-3461 or stop by our counter in Fariborz Maseeh Hall (FMH), first floor. You can also call to book a bilingual Spanish appointment with Financial Aid to help you through the process. Appointments are available in person or via Zoom.

FAFSA Timeline

January: FAFSA opens for next award year

April: FAFSA results sent to PSU by the federal processor

April/May: Financial aid offers sent to new students, continuing students, and graduate students

51Ʒ School code: 003216

You must include this on your FAFSA so we get your information.

Later Applicants, Postbaccalaureate, and Part-time Students

In general, students whose FAFSAs are received after February 1, part-time, and postbaccalaureate students are considered and offered aid based on availability. We recommend that you submit the FAFSA as early as possible before the beginning of the term in which you wish to receive aid. Less than full-time students and late applicants with exceptional circumstances can contact Financial Aid for further information.

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Next Step: Apply for Scholarships

Once you've submitted your FAFSA, apply for scholarships. We award thousands of dollars in scholarships each year through the PSU Scholarship Application.

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