Data Sharing Policy

Based on the Fiscal Year 2018 spending bill passed on March 23, 2018, the University of Missouri-St. Louis Student Financial Services Office may provide, with explicit written consent from the student, FAFSA information to scholarship-granting organizations or tribal organizations.  Students that need FAFSA information sent to one of the above noted organizations will need to complete a Permission to Release Information form.

What is not allowed is eligibility determinations for state benefits programs, even with the student’s written consent. This includes Vocational Rehabilitation, food stamps, and income verification for rent, low-income housing, and other social services requests.

Students who need financial aid information for non-scholarship granting organizations or tribal organizations may provide requested data directly to third parties using the following methods: