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Complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA now!

UMSL’s priority FAFSA deadline for 2018-2019 is February 1, 2018. You will need your 2016 tax information when you complete your 2018-2019 FAFSA.

You can still complete the FAFSA and receive Federal funding for the
upcoming Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters.

Apply for Competitive Scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year now!
New students must submit their scholarship application by January 1, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year.
Continuing students must submit a Competitive Scholarship Application by April 1, 2018
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 21- First Day of Fall 2017 Semester
October 1- Complete your 2018-2019 FAFSA
January 1- Scholarship application due for new students
January 2- First Day of WInter 2018 Intersession
January 15- First Day of Spring 2018 Semester
February 1- Access Missouri deadline for 2018-19
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.