1. Create your KU email account
We will use this KU address
for all official correspondence.
2. Get your FSA ID
You will need a Federal Student Aid ID or FSA ID
to electronically sign your FAFSA, correct your Student Aid Report, and monitor your federal loans If you are a dependent student, a parent should also setup an FSA ID
, which can be used as their electronic signature on the FAFSA. This video tutorial
from the Department of Education provides a step-by-step guide to setting up your FSA ID.
3. File the FAFSA
are accepted between October 1 and June 30, but file as soon as you can. File by December 1
to be considered for limited funding financial aid programs. KU's federal school code is 001948.
4. Kansans: Apply for state aid
Kansas residents may qualify for financial aid through the state
(a $12 application fee is required). The priority deadline is May 1