Check Mark IconNEED to COMPLETE YOUR FAFSA?

 

1 GreenCOMPLETE THE UVU ADMISSIONS PROCESS

Complete the Admissions Process at UVU at www.uvu.edu/admissions

If you are a concurrent enrollment student, you must complete the re-admissions process.

 

2 greenCOMPLETE THE FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Please allow three to five business days for UVU to receive your FAFSA.

You will receive an email to your myUVU email account once your FAFSA is received.

Utah Valley University’s school code is: 004027

For both the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 FAFSAs, you will need to provide your 2015 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return information. The best way to do this is to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool. It’s fast, easy, and accurate! Learn more at http://www.uvu.edu/financialaid/info/irs.html

 

3 greenCOMPLETE ALL FEDERAL STUDENT AID REQUIREMENTS

Once your FAFSA is received, there may be additional information required from you before we can award or pay your federal student aid onto your student account. Any extra requirements will be listed in your myUVU account.

To view your FINANCIAL AID REQUIREMENTS:

          • Log in to myUVU
          • Go to STUDENTS
          • PAYING FOR MY EDUCATION
          • In the FINANCIAL AID box, click on UVU REQUIREMENTS
          • Select the appropriate AID YEAR
          • SUBMIT

Any outstanding requirements will be listed under the Unsatisfied Requirements section.

 

4 greenUPLOAD DOCUMENTS TO FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS

Skip the lines and upload requested documents to the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office through your myUVU student account! All documents must be in PDF format.

Citizenship documents and the Statement of Identity and Educational Purpose cannot be uploaded. These documents must be submitted in person to the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.

To Upload Documents:

          • Log in to myUVU
          • Go to STUDENTS
          • PAYING FOR MY EDUCATION
          • In the FINANCIAL AID box, click on FINANCIAL AID FILE UPLOAD
          • Select the appropriate AID YEAR
          • Choose your document by clicking the BROWSE button in the “Select File for Import” field
          • SUBMIT

 

5 GreenACCEPT YOUR FEDERAL STUDENT AID AWARD

Once you have been awarded your federal student aid, you will receive an email to your myUVU email account, and can view and accept your awards in myUVU.
          • Go to STUDENTS
          • PAYING FOR MY EDUCATION
          • In the FINANCIAL AID box, click on AWARDS
          • Select the appropriate AID YEAR
          • Review and accept TERMS and CONDITIONS
          • ACCEPT AWARD OFFER

If you are awarded a Pell Grant, it will automatically be accepted for you.

 

6 greenACCEPTING A LOAN?

If you would like to receive a federal student loan, you may have to complete Entrance Loan Counseling, and E-Sign a Master Promissory Note (MPN).

If you are required to completed either Entrance Loan Counseling or sign a MPN, you will have an Unsatisfied Requirement listed in your Financial Aid Requirements. Only students accepting a loan must complete these requirements.

Entrance Loan Counseling is required for all first time borrowers and is completed at www.studentloans.gov.

E-sign your MPN at www.studentloans.gov three to five business days after you accept your loan in your myUVU student account.

You must be enrolled at least half-time to receive a loan.

 

7 GreenRECEIVING YOUR EXCESS FEDERAL STUDENT AID

Once tuition and fees have been paid, any excess aid will be returned to you in one of the following ways:

          • Enroll in direct deposit (for the banking institution of your choice) by signing up for eRefund in your myUVU student account using your bank's routing number and your bank account number:
              • Go to STUDENTS 
              • PAYING FOR MY EDUCATION
              • eREFUND ENROLLMENT
          • Receive a paper check through the U.S. Postal Service to the local address listed in your myUVU student account.

Not all students will receive a refund of their federal student aid. If your tuition and fee balance is more than the federal aid that you receive, you will need to enroll in a tuition payment plan or pay the balance in full.