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****NEW****
To better serve our students, the Office of Student Financial Services will begin a new process in 2014 -2015 for electronic form and document submission. This process will allow students and parents to electronically sign and submit financial aid forms and documents.  Although, not all forms are allowed to be electroncially submitted due to federal regulations or other circumstances, we know that by streamlining the JSU financial aid process allows our Office to assist you more efficently and effectively in funding your education.
Electronic Form Instructions




Approximately 83% of our students receive some type of financial aid. So there is ample opportunity for you to find financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA.) A FAFSA is used to determine your need/eligibility for financial aid. Since JSU will prepare a financial aid package only after receipt of the results of the FAFSA and any additional paperwork that may be required, it is recommended that you complete your financial aid file before the March 15 priority deadline. You may continue to complete your financial aid files after this date, but may not be awarded prior to the tuition due date if completed after July. Be sure to have your application for admission to JSU completed first!

Our Office is here to assist you with any concerns or questions you may have about the financial aid process. Please click the FAQ & Hints tab to see if your question has already been answered, or contact our office.

Phone: (256) 782-5006 Fax: (256) 782-5476
email:  finaid@jsu.edu
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Office hours may vary during peak times.




2013-2014 Preference Deadline:
March 15, 2013


Application Deadlines:
Term Deadline

FALL 2013

Oct 18, 2013

SPRING 2014

Mar 14, 2014

SUMMER** 

2014

May 4, 6 & 12 wk terms

TBA

June 4 wk term

TBA

June 6 wk term

TBA

July 4 wk term

TBA

** You must register, complete a Summer Financial Aid Data Sheet and have eligibility to receive financial aid during the Summer Semester.  

Code of Conduct





Book Voucher Information
Direct Deposit Information
Payment Due Dates

Book Vouchers will not be available during the Summer Terms.

Students who choose to participate in the electronic direct deposit (EDD) will have their refunds earlier than those who will receive paper checks at the Campus Mail Center. Refund checks for students who have satisfied their balance and are on financial aid, scholarships, or have an outside organization paying their tuition, housing, and/or fee could be delayed up to two weeks. If there is a detail line "Refund" reflected on your account, a check is being processed and should be distributed within 14 business days. View your account at MyJSU by clicking on "View Account/Make Payment".

Students must meet all eligiblity requirements before a refund will be disbursed.

REFUND DATES               
TERM  EDD PAPER  
Fall 2013
Sept 3
Sept 10
Spring 2014 Jan 21 Jan 27
Summer 2014
TBA
TBA
- May 4, 6 & 12 wk
- June 4 wk    
- June 6 wk
 


- July 4 wk






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