Step 1:  File the 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1, 2017.  The filing deadline for priority consideration was November 15, 2017.  When completing the 2018-2019 FAFSA, we recommend that you use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to transfer your tax information directly from the IRS onto your FAFSA.

Step 2:  Receive Student Aid Report (SAR) from federal processor

Step 3:  Receive Award Notification

Step 4:  Complete Federal Verification (only if you were selected by the U.S. Department of Education)

Step 5:  Check Loan Document Status in MyUI. (Accept loans and complete and submit promissory notes and entrance loan counseling, if applicable.)

Step 6:  U-Bill and receiving financial aid funds