Financial Aid Process at USU Eastern

Before you apply for aid:

One

Apply early!
Because of complex federal requirements, it can take several weeks to process your application. Errors will delay your award even more. Campus-based funds are awarded according to need to the earliest eligible applicants.
Note: Funds are awarded on an annual basis so you must apply for financial aid each year!

Two

Apply for a PIN online.
Go to
www.pin.ed.gov to get a federal financial aid login. This can save you time by allowing you to complete your entire application online. Your parents should also get a PIN online so they can sign your FAFSA (if required) as well.

Three

Be aware if mandatory privacy restrictions.
You must give USU Eastern written permission if you want your parents, spouse, or a third party to have access to your financial aid information.

   
To apply for financial aid:

One

Complete your Federal taxes.
Your spouse (if applicable) and/or parent's taxes may also be required.

Two

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA).
In order to be considered for the most desirable aid, please make sure your file is complete by April 1. This can be done online at
www.fasfa.ed.gov. School code 003677.

Three

Apply for admissions.
You can't be awarded until you are fully admitted. You will find application information at 
eastern.usu.edu/become/htm/apply.

Four

Apply for scholarships.
USU Eastern offers a variety of scholarships. Go to 
eastern.usu.edu/financialaid/htm/scholarships for information and scholarship applications.

Five

Check your email.
We will notify you if you have unmet requirements or have been offered aid by email. Make sure your check the email account you provided to USU Eastern.  To either verify or change your email address to go
Banner Access.

Six

Review and accept your awards.
Once you receive your financial aid notice log into
Banner Access to review and accept your aid.

   
After you have been awarded:

One

Register for classes.
Go to eastern.usu.edu/enrollment/htm/records for information about registration and to view the current course schedules and calendars.

Two

Check your charges.
Don't lose your classes! Check your account in
Banner Access. If you owe money you must pay the balance before the fee payment deadline to prevent your classes from being dropped.

Useful Telephone Numbers and Websites

PIN Website

www.pin.ed.gov

FAFSA Processor

800-433-3243

FASFA Website www.fafsa.ed.gov UHEAA (loan information) 877-336-7378
Federal Financial Aid Info www.fafsa.ed.gov IRS 800-829-1040
UHEAA (loan information) www.uheaa.org Social Security Office 800-772-1213
IRS Website www.irs.gov USU/CEU Financial Aid Office 435-613-5323
Selective Service www.sss.gov USU/CEU Scholarship Office 435-613-5611
National Student Loan Data www.nslds.ed.gov USU/CEU Registration Office 435-613-5200
USU Eastern Financial Aid & Scholarships eastern.usu.edu/financialaid/

Utah State University Eastern provides financial assistance to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
If you need accommodations or language assistance please contact our office at 435-613-5388.