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Summer 2019 Aid Information

 Complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA now!

UMSL’s priority FAFSA deadline for 2019-2020 is February 1, 2019. You will need your 2017 tax information when you complete your 2019-2020 FAFSA.

You can still complete the FAFSA and receive Federal funding for the
upcoming Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters.

Apply for Competitive Scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year now!
New Freshmen Students must submit their scholarship application by January 1, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.
New Transfer/Continuing students must submit a Competitive Scholarship Application by April 1, 2019 for the 2019/2020 school year. 
The scholarship application can be found at: UMSL Scholarships


Helpful links:

FAFSA website:

FSA ID website:

Do I need to use my parent’s financial information? details on FAFSA dependency status


FAFSA School Code


Upcoming Important Dates:

August 20- First Day of Fall 2018 Semester
October 1- Complete your 2019-2020 FAFSA
January 1- Scholarship application due for new students
January 7- First Day of Winter 2019 Intersession
January 22- First Day of Spring 2019 Semester
February 1- Access Missouri deadline for 2019-20
April 1- Competitive Scholarship application due for continuing students

Follow Federal Student Aid on Twitter@FAFSA and UMSL Student Financial Aid @UMSL_SFA to get year-round tips on applying for financial aid.