How to File for Financial Aid | Judson University Christian College

How to File for Financial Aid

Create your FSA ID

You can create your FSA ID at any time. Your FSA ID is considered your e-signature on the FAFSA.

What happened to the Federal Student Aid PIN?

File for FAFSA

The FAFSA is available after October 1st. Be sure to list Judson University on the FAFSA using the federal code 001700 in step six.

Receive a Student Aid Report

Approximately four to six weeks after filing the FAFSA you will receive a Student Aid Report (SAR) from the federal processor, listing the information you provided. If you provided an email address on the FAFSA you may receive the SAR via email. Review this information carefully. If corrections need to be made, go to www.fafsa.ed.gov or use Part 2 of the paper SAR to correct the information and send the signed SAR directly to the federal processor. If the SAR indicates that you are selected for "verification", you will need to provide the Financial Aid office with a signed copy of the parent's tax return transcripts and a signed copy of the student's tax return transcripts and a Verification worksheet.

Receive and Return an Award Letter

Watch for a Financial Aid Award letter to be sent to you. Remember you will need to apply to Judson University and be admitted before an award letter can be sent.

See our "Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter" and "Learn How to Accept Your Financial Aid" instructional videos to learn more about accepting your financial aid.

Additional Steps for Student Loan Borrowers

Accepting Student Loans

If you have accepted Federal Loans and are a first time borrower, you will need to go to www.studentloans.gov to sign your master promissory note and complete entrance counseling. You will need your FSA ID.

See our "Learn How to Accept Your Financial Aid" instructional video to learn more about how to accept all or a portion of each loan offered to you.

Calculating Your Payments

Go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/understand/plans

Financial Aid Counselors

Our counselors are here to help you through the financial aid process at Judson University. You can meet with your counselor at an upcoming campus preview day, or at a campus visit. You may also send them an email about any financial aid questions you might have. Who's Your Counselor? >

File Your Fafsa Today

To Complete your Free Application For Federal Student Aid, please visit www.fafsa.ed.gov. Judson's School Code is 001700

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