• The 2022-2023 FAFSA Application opened October 1st, 2021!

Complete the FAFSA on studentaid.gov to maximize your aid eligibility.
Need Help? Click to schedule a virtual one-on-one FAFSA Workshop.
NOTE to Students and Parents:  If your 2022-2023 FAFSA includes untaxed unemployment benefits received in 2020, those benefits could be removed and FAFSA recalculated. Please contact Barbara Stern at bstern9@fau.edu for assistance with this correction to your FAFSA.

    • November 1, 2021

The application for grants for significant unexpected expenses reopened on November 1, 2021. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in at least 1 credit for the Fall 2021 semester and must not have already received this grant for either the Summer 2021 or Fall 2021 semester.  This application will permanently close on November 8th, 2021 at 5:00 pm.

  • NEW! Financial Aid Video

    See how to Check Your Financial Aid Status, Upload Documents securely with OWL FILES and Accept Your Financial Aid Offer.

    For Verification Forms:  “Electronic signatures on documentation will not be accepted. Please print and physically sign forms before uploading.”

  • Need Help filling out the FAFSA or completing the Verification Process?  Click HERE to schedule a one-on-one virtual appointment.

  • Chat live with a financial aid associate

    Click the Chat Chat Bot icon at the bottom right corner of your screen to speak with a Financial Aid staff member LIVE.  Chat hours are 8-6 Mon-Thur, 8-5 on Fri.  After hours, 'Owlsley the Chatbot' is available to assist.

  • COVID-19 Q&A's and Emergency Funds

    The Office of Student Financial Aid answers your frequently asked questions about financial aid and COVID-19, including the potential impact of Pass/Fail grading and our resources to help cover education-related expenses.


Students in all stages of their academic careers may be eligible for financial aid. While the process is roughly the same for each kind of student, sometimes there are unique requirements. We are here to assist you and help you navigate through the financial aid process. 

We have offices on all FAU campuses, please view our Contact Us page for full details.

Questions? Answers!

Get quick answers to common questions about Financial Aid at Florida Atlantic University