How to Accept your Financial Aid

You can still complete the 2017-2018 FAFSA

UMSL’s priority FAFSA deadline for 2017-2018 was February 1, 2017 You can still complete the FAFSA and receive Federal funding for the
upcoming Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters.

Beginning October 1, 2017 you can fill out your 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
You will need your 2016 tax information when you complete your 2018-2019 FAFSA.

Scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year will open October 2017. 
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