Accepting Your Award

The Office of Student Financial Aid sends emails to students via their FAU email account notifying them that award(s) have been offered and posted to the system. To receive a deferment of your tuition and fees, you must accept your awards online via MyFAU (accepting an amount which is sufficient to cover your tuition) by the end of the drop/add period.

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NOTE:  MyFAU works best with the Internet Explorer browser!

Awards can be accepted by completing the following steps:

1. Log on to MyFAU .       
2. Click on the Money Matters! tab.
3. Click on the " View My Financial Aid Information " link. 
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4. Click on " Financial Aid ".
5. Click on " Financial Aid Status " tile.
6. If prompted to Select Aid Year from the drop down list, choose      
  "Award Year 2013-2014" (The 2013-2014 award year consits of Fall 2013, Spring 2014 and/or Summer 2014 semesters). 

NOTE To accept/review financial aid awards for FALL 2012, SPRING 2013 or SUMMER 2013, select " Award Year 2012-2013".

7. If awarded, you will see a message stating "You have been offered
  Financial Aid which totals $X,XXX.  To accept/decline award click here".              
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8. Click on the Terms and Conditions tab.

The General Terms and Conditions should display within the same page, however, if prompted by your browser "Only secure content is displayed" you must click the "Show all content" button at the bottom to view.

NOTE For College of Medicine Term and Conditions click "here" located within the page at the top.

9. After reading the Terms and Conditions you must click "Accept", from
  that point you will be given access to the Accept Award Offer tab.            
10. After clicking on the "Accept Award Offer" tab, for each award listed,
  in the “Accept Award” column, you MUST select ACCEPT or DECLINE for each award (in the drop down list) and then click the Submit Decision button.

  If you will not be attending Florida Atlantic University, please DECLINE all awards on the Accept Award Offer page.


  1. You may accept a partial award by entering the amount that you are requesting in the “Accept Partial Amount” field.
  2. Once you have made a decision on an award (accept, decline, accept partial) no further updates can be made online.  Adjustments to award will require a Revision request be submitted to our office.
  3. In some cases if you will be enrolled for only one term and the award offered is for more than one term then a Revision request may be required to update award.  Example seniors graduating after the Fall term.
11. For each award listed, click on the Fund Name to display important
  information about the award.

:  If you DO NOT have access to a computer, or you are experiencing technical difficulties, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and a hard copy award information letter and unsatisfied requirements will be mailed to you.

IMPORTANT:   In order to receive a financial aid refund, students MUST have a current and active address on file with the University.  To view or update your address information, log on to MyFAU and click on FAU Self-Service link, click on Personal Information and then click on View/Update Addresses and Phones.  Financial aid funds are disbursed after the drop/add deadline of each semester.  Tuition and other charges posted to your account will be deducted first.  If a credit balance results, the student will receive a refund.  Students are encouraged to sign-up for direct deposit

Help Regarding Accepting Your Award

For help on how to log in, please refer to MyFAU and click on the "Having problems logging in" link.

 Last Modified 9/7/16