Student Financial Assistance

Student Financial Assistance

The Office of Student Financial Assistance strives to make a significant and positive difference in the lives of students through quality customer service that meets their educational needs, and the efficient processing and delivery of financial aid.

Fill out your 2017-2018 FAFSA Now!


  • FALL 2016 APPEAL DEADLINE: Friday, December 2, 2016 - APPEAL NOW!
  • ATTENDANCE REMINDER: Attendance affects financial aid award amounts! During the first 60% of the semester, you "earn" federal student aid by attending/participating in academic-related activity. If you either withdraw from all classes or stop attending and earn an "F" or "NB" grade, UAA is required to recalculate how much funding you earned based on last day of attendance. In some cases, students who failed to earn 100% of the aid received, may need to return money. Visit our "Total Withdrawal Policy" webpage for additional details.
  • GRADUATING? Students with federal loans have 30 days to complete to complete "Exit Counseling" once they graduate. This rule also applies to students who drop below half-time status or totally withdraw from classes. Visit our $avvy $eawolf Exit Counseling Resource Page for additional information.

Gearing Up For 2017/2018 Academic Year? Great news!

  • Fill out the 2017/2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to begin attendance in Fall 2017, Spring and Summer 2018. You'll be able to use your 2015 income and asset information. Fill out the 2016/2017 FAFSA for Spring or Summer 2017 (January or May) start.
  • After completing the 2017/2018 FAFSA, apply for next year's UAA Foundation scholarships. The deadline to submit your application is February 15, 2017.


UAA Spring Classes Begin - January 17th

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Lost eligibility for financial aid?

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Financial Planning Resources

Making the decision to pursue a degree is a big step, and there are many factors to consider when choosing where to enroll. The following resources are available to assist with comparing cost, financial assistance, and outcomes.

The College Scorecard

  • Created and hosted by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Compare information on cost, retention rates, and other critical data

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Cost of Attendance

  • Provided according to degree level (undergraduate/graduate)
  • Based on average cost for tuition and fees, books and supplies, housing and food, transportation, and personal expenses
  • Data is an estimate only, as each student's expenses will depend on many variables, including living arrangements
  • Students whose actual expenses exceed their estimates can submit a Cost of Attendance/Budget Adjustment form

UAA Net Price Calculator

  • Estimates your cost and financial aid, according to the info you provide
  • Currently only available for undergraduate programs

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Federal Shopping Sheet

  • Available to student who complete the FAFSA and have applied to UAA
  • Provides clear, concise information on cost, financial aid, retention and graduation, and average debt information per career
  • Designed by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Easily compare cost and aid offers for schools you are considering
  • Access your UAA Shopping Sheet by logging into UAOnline > Financial Aid > UAA > Federal Shopping Sheet
Click here to contact the UAA Office of Student Financial Assistance