Financial aid is a source of monetary support in the form of grants, employment and loans for the specific purpose of meeting student's educational costs. Financial Aid funds can be federal, state, institutional or from private sources.
All students must apply or reapply yearly for Financial Aid. To ensure aid is processed on time, students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to March 1st, the FIU priority deadline date. The FIU Federal School Code is 009635.
Financial Aid can be either gift aid or self-help aid. Gift Aid can be in the form of grants or scholarships. Self-help aid can be part-time employment or student loans which are required to be repaid with interest.The designated links will supply you additional information regarding enrollment requirements and/or additional criteria on eligibility.
Students receiving financial aid are responsible for keeping track of their aid via FIU's student portal at my.fiu.edu. Students are to monitor their FIU Panther Email, To-Do List and Holds on a regular basis for updated information.
The award Terms & Conditions is information to assist students in meeting the conditions of their award(s), instructions on obtaining their financial aid funds and maintaining the required award eligibility from acceptance of the awards to the disbursement of funds.
A Financial Aid Administrator is available without an appointment to assist students with special inquires, technical questions, exceptions, etc.