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Starting June 7th, 2021, the Student Financial Aid (SFA) Office is temporarily moving to 285 MSC with the Cashiers Office. If you are on campus, please visit us there.

The SFA office also focuses on providing flexible options for delivering quality service to our students while supporting your educational journey at UMSL. We are happy to assist you via phone, email and Zoom platform during our regular business hours, which have been modified. The following guidelines are available until further notice.

BUSINESS HOURS: 8am to 5pm Monday - Friday (except on holidays as announced)

UPCOMING HOLIDAYS: Winter Break (December 24, 2021 - January 2, 2022) OFFICE CLOSED

PHONE: (314) 516-5526


ZOOM MEETING: Please email us to schedule a Zoom meeting with our coordinators

Campus Resource on COVID-19 

Stay safe and strong together!



(NOTE: Applying HEERF Grant more than once will delay your application, as you may only receive this funding once per semester)

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Ready to complete your FAFSA for AY 2022-2023. The form is here starting October 1, 2021
AY 2022-2023 Competitive Scholarship Application is available October 15, 2021 - April 1, 2022
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Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant

Have you heard of the new initiative put on by the state of Missouri? The Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant is for students over the age of 25 or who have been not been enrolled in school for the past two years. If you are studying in a certain program, eligible programs can be found here, your tuition and fees can be covered through this grant program. For more information or to apply, click here