Beginning July 1, 2015, our SAP policy will require students to submit a complete SAP appeal by the end of week 7 of the term they are seeking reinstatement of financial aid eligibility. If an appeal is received after week 7 it will be considered for future term reinstatement of eligibility.

We have also increased the Maximum Time Frame (MTF) eligibility for the Sustainability, Innovation Management, and Computer Science Double Degree programs to reflect the greater number of credits required for these degrees.

Please refer to our Satisfactory Academic Progress webpage to learn more about our SAP policy requirements.

The FSA ID ― a username and password ― has replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN and must be used to log in to certain U.S. Department of Education websites. Your FSA ID confirms your identity when you access your financial aid information and electronically sign Federal Student Aid documents. For more information and instructions on how to create your FSA ID, please check out the links below:

Federal Student Aid – The FSA ID

How to Create an FSA ID (pdf)

Don’t delay, some funds are extremely limited and if you wait you could miss out! Visit starting January 1st to submit your application for the 2015-2016 aid year! Don’t have your taxes done? Haven’t received your W2’s yet? Don’t worry, you can file using estimated amounts and update the information when you complete your 2014 taxes! The initial filing date is what is used, and updates will not change the filing date for funds that have limited availability. With increased demand and limited funds it is imperative that you file your FAFSA as soon as possible to insure consideration for additional funding. Waiting to file could mean missing out on additional funding! See When Do I Apply? for other important dates and opportunities to keep in mind!

The National Student Clearinghouse has informed OSU that it will stop providing weekly enrollment status change updates for Direct Student Loan borrowers to Federal Student Aid (FSA). FSA believes that they now receive sufficient reporting on Direct Loan borrowers through the federally mandated roster/Student Status Confirmation Report (SSCR) process.  OSU will monitor this change to determine if any additional submissions to FSA will be needed.