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Apply for Federal/State Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Beginning with the 2017-2018 year, the FAFSA should be completed as soon as possible after October 1st for the following fall semester. Only an official FAFSA can be used to calculate eligibility for aid.

An official FAFSA must include:

  • All signature requirements satisfied (including parents if required).
  • An official Student Aid Index (SAI)
  • All required questions completed (no blanks or incomplete answers).

We suggest you temporarily allow pop-ups when using the FAFSA website (or if your browser has the option, select “always allow from this site”). OPSU’s school code is 003174.

Get an FSAID
You and your parent (if you are a dependent student) will need a U.S. Department of Education FSAID to sign your FAFSA electronically.

Be admitted as a degree-seeking student at OPSU.

When Should I Apply?

Apply as soon after October 1st as possible and turn in required documents as quickly as possible.

Why so early? OPSU receives limited funding for the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) and Federal Work-Study (FWS). Funding for state grants, including the Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant (OTAG), is limited and earliest applicants receive priority for funds.

What Happens Next?

You will receive confirmation from the U.S. Department of Education that you have completed the FAFSA. Be sure to review the information you submitted and make any corrections as needed.

OPSU will email you to let you know we have received your FAFSA information and again if we determine we need any additional information from you.

Email is sent to your OPSU email address, but you must have an active Aggie Access Account.

You can also check the status of your application on OPSU’s student self-service at