Application Process

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1. Create a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID
2. Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
3. FAFSA Follow-up
4. Access Financial Aid Self Service
5. Review and respond to your award letter
6. Complete steps to receive a Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidizrd loan
7. Review and sign your Financial Aid Award Letter