Ferris State University - Statewide & Online: Financial Aid & Consortium Transfer Policy - page 4

Fill out the FAFSA, making sure to include Ferris’ federal school code number
(002260) on the form. This must be on the form so that Ferris can receive
your financial aid information. If you’re a transfer student and you didn’t list
Ferris on your original FAFSA, go online to
and under
“School Selection,” add the Ferris school code number (002260).
Submit your completed Consortium Form every
semester you are registered for community college
classes. To electronically fill out and submit your
Consortium Form, go to MyFSU > Academics &
Services tab and find the Financial Aid Forms &
Links channel and click on On-line Consortium Form.
Check with your community college to determine
what needs to be done to hold your classes until
payment can be made.
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Five Steps.
One Goal.
Where do I start?
We strongly encourage
all of our students to
apply for financial aid,
regardless of their
personal or family means.
As a Ferris student, you will receive your award notice in your
Ferris email account. No paper award notices will be sent. You
must accept or decline your loan offers via your MyFSU account.
Get a copy of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) form. Fill it out online at
.
In order to be considered for financial aid, you must
first be admitted to Ferris State University.
TIP:
Apply free online at
Then request official transcripts from
all colleges and universities you have attended. Request your official high school transcript
to be sent if you have less than 60 transferable college credits or an associate degree.
TIP:
Before filing your FAFSA online, you and your parent (if dependent) should request a FAFSA personal
identification number (PIN):
. The PIN will act as your electronic signature and make the
application process faster and more efficient. Keep this PIN for your records to use in the future.
TIP:
You do not have to wait to be admitted before filling out the FAFSA;
however, your Financial Aid will not be awarded until you have been admitted.
The application is available January 1 of each year for the following aid year.
File ASAP because some aid is distributed in the order applications are recieved.
If you have questions, call our financial aid
office at (231) 591-2110 or (800) 433-7747
or email us at
. We’ll be
happy to help you through the process.
It’s easy. Here’s how:
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