Fall Term- June 1
Spring Term– November 1
Summer Term - April 1
HOW DO I APPLY ONLINE?
- Apply for aid at www.fafsa.gov (Please note that is a FREE application and does not cost anything to complete). *When logging into the FAFSA website, click the link to “Create a FSA ID”. If you have a Federal Student Aid PIN, you may enter and link it to your new FSA ID. Please note that students and parents will have different FSA IDs. (for more details, see the back of this document)
- The Admission Office must have a completed admission application and all official transcripts for financial aid application to be processed. Additional documents for the financial aid office include but are not limited to tax returns transcripts, verification worksheet, etc.
After submitting your FAFSA online, begin checking your financial aid status at Southern Union’s official webpage. You can also e-mail any questions to financial aid’s e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please allow 6-8 weeks for processing from filling out the FAFSA online to completion and receipt of award letter.
INFORMATION YOU WILL NEED WHEN COMPLETING YOUR FAFSA:
- Federal School Code is 001040
- Federal tax returns from previous year
- Driver’s license number
- Asset information (real-estate other than your home, businesses, farms, investments…)
- Federal processor 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243)
Southern Union State Community College
Wadley 256-395-2211 Opelika 334-745-6437