Listed below are some of the forms and applications used by The University of Iowa Office of Student Financial Aid. Please check that you are selecting forms for the appropriate summer or academic year period.

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Applying for Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)--This form must be completed by U.S. students who are applying for financial aid awarded by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Summer Financial Aid Application--The summer application is available in MyUI and must be completed by students applying for financial aid for the summer session. Students must be registered for their summer classes before completing this form.

Winter Financial Aid Application--This form must be completed by students applying for financial aid for the winter session. Students must be registered for their winter class before completing this form.  The winter application will be available when winter registration begins in November.

 

Special Circumstances

If you feel you have unusual or special circumstances or if additional expenses are incurred that could affect your or your family's ability to contribute to your college education, view our Special Circumstances web page.

Loans

Master Promissory Note (MPN) for Federal Direct Loans--Complete this promissory note after you have been awarded a Federal Direct Loan. This is not an application for a loan.

Master Promissory Note (MPN) for Federal Nursing and Health Professions Loans--Complete this promissory note after you have been awarded a Federal Nursing or Health Professions Loan. This is not an application for a loan.

Request/Application for PLUS (Parent) Loan--Parents of dependent students must electronically complete this request/application, on the studentloans.gov website, each semester/session (fall, winter, spring, and/or summer) they want to accept the PLUS loan that was offered on their student's award notification letter.

  • When on the studentloans.gov website, click on "Parent Borrowers" then "Apply for a PLUS Loan." If you want to apply for a loan for the academic year, you must submit two requests/applications (one for the fall semester and one for the spring semester).
  • Until this request/application form is processed, the Office of Student Financial Aid will not proceed with the parent loan even if there is a valid MPN on file.
  • If a parent completes the PLUS request on the studentloans.gov website, they should not complete a paper form (below).
  • If  a parent is not able to complete the electronic request, they may complete a paper form (below).  Be sure to complete the form for the correct loan period.

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Form--This form is completed in MyUI and allows students to explain circumstances that prevented them from meeting SAP requirements.

Miscellaneous

PDF iconConsortium Agreement Form--This form is for students who will be taking courses simultaneously at the UI and another domestic institution and want to combine those hours to fulfill the registration hour requirement for financial aid disbursement.

PDF iconNon-Degree Student Status Form--This form is for UI non-degree students who are required to take pre-requisite courses to be considered for admission into a degree program.

PDF iconRelease of Information--This form is for students to provide authorization for the UI Office of Student Financial Aid to speak or correspond with another person/agency about their financial aid.

PDF iconTeach Grant Application--This form is for College of Education students to apply for TEACH Grant Funds.

University Billing Office Forms--(i.e. Parent PLUS Loan Direct Deposit Authorization, Miscellaneous Charges Authorization Form)

Employers of Off-Campus Work-Study Students

(Microsoft Word Documents)

Microsoft Office document iconOff Campus Work-Study Appointment Request Form--Use this form to start the hiring process for a work-study employee.

Microsoft Office document iconRate of Pay Increase Form--Use this form to increase the hourly rate of pay for a work-study employee.

Microsoft Office document iconTermination Request Form--Use this form to terminate the employment of a work-study employee.