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Step 1:  File the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1, 2016. Priority consideration for need-based scholarships and grants awarded by the UI OSFA will be given to students whose FAFSA record has been received by the University of Iowa on or before December 1, 2016.

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