Student Forms

To determine which forms you will need to submit, please check MyJSU under the Financial Aid Status or Eligibility Section to see which forms you'll need to complete your financial aid file. If you do not know how to check MyJSU, please review the steps below. The following forms are in PDF, DOC or RTF formats.

Admitted Student Instructions

  1. Log into MyJSU
  2. Click 'Self Service Banner
  3. Click 'Student and Financial Aid'
  4. Click 'Financial Aid'
  5. Click "Financial Aid Status'
  6. Choose '2018-2019' or '2019-2020' Financial Aid Year
  7. Choose 'unsatisfied requirements'
  8. Click on each form and follow the provided instructions for electronic submission.

Prospective, New, and Update Student Status Instructions

If you have not been admitted to JSU or need to update your admissions status, please follow the instructions below to begin the process:

  1. If you will be seeking an Undergraduate Bachelor's Degree, please click here for more information.
  2. If you will be seeking a Graduate Master's or Doctoral Degree, please click here for more information.
  3. If you are a student who has earned JSU credit, but have not attended in a year, please click here for more information on how to update your student status.

Types of Forms

2018-2019 Forms

The first step to apply for Federal Financial Aid is to complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA.

The JSU Financial Aid Office uses electronic form submission via MyJSU. If a student does not wish to submit the required forms electronically, paper forms are available in the Financial Aid Office during business hours. 

A student must be admitted before submitting electronic forms. A student who has earned credit at JSU, but has not attended JSU within a year will need to update his/her admission status, please scroll to the Prospective, New and Update Status Student Instructions.

Upload of Additional Documents

Admitted students may upload additional required or requested documents via our secure electronic service exchange software. To upload documents such as IRS Tax Return Transcripts, Driver's License, etc to the link listed below, the student's MyJSU login is required. If a student does not wish to upload the required forms electronically, paper copies may be mailed to the JSU Office of Financial Aid.

Acceptable file types: PDF or JPG.  Maximum size 2 MB.

Upload Documents

Additional 2018-2019 Forms (cannot be submitted electronically)

The following forms may be downloaded, printed, completed and returned to the JSU Financial Aid Office.  In most cases, these forms may be brought, mailed or faxed to the office. Please check MyJSU before downloading any form.  If a form is required to complete your financial aid file, please read the instructions carefully as some forms may not be faxed.

File Update Request Form

Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose - This form must be mailed or completed in the Financial Aid Office in person.

Less than Half Time/Withdrawal Information Form

Orphan or Ward of the Court Form

Parent PLUS Denial Options Form

Privacy Release Form

Proof of U.S. Citizenship Form

Proof of Eligible Non-Citizen Form

Special Circumstance Form - Dependent

Special Circumstance Form - Independent

TEACH Grant Application- This application must first go to the Teacher Service Center or Graduate Studies (depending upon your degree) for initial certification. Upon receipt of this application after the initial certification, the Office of Financial Aid will be unable to proceed with processing until after the grades are posted for the current term.

Total and Permanent Disability Cancellation Form - Loan Discharge Form

Verification of Non-Filing Letter Instructions

Graduate/Doctoral Students - Graduate PLUS Loan Online Application - Federal Financial Aid eligibility must be exhausted prior to application.

2019-2020 Forms

The JSU Financial Aid Office uses electronic form submission via MyJSU. If a student does not wish to submit the required forms electronically, paper forms are available in the Financial Aid Office during business hours. 

The first step to apply for Federal Financial Aid is to complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA.

A student must be admitted before submitting electronic forms. A student who has earned credit at JSU, but has not attended JSU within a year will need to update his/her admission status, please scroll to the Prospective, New and Update Status Student Instructions.

Additional 2019-2020 Forms (cannot be submitted electronically)

The following forms may be downloaded, printed, completed and returned to the JSU Financial Aid Office.  In most cases, these forms may be brought, mailed or faxed to the office. Please check MyJSU before downloading any form.  If a form is required to complete your financial aid file, please read the instructions carefully as some forms may not be faxed.

Award Change Request Form

Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose - This form must be mailed with the required documentation or completed in the Office of Financial Aid in person.

Less than Half Time/Withdrawal Information Form

Parent PLUS Denial Options Form

Privacy Release Form

Special Circumstance Form - Dependent

Special Circumstance Form - Independent

TEACH Grant Application - This application must first go to the Teacher Service Center or Graduate Studies (depending upon your degree) for initial certification. Upon receipt of this application after the initial certification, the Office of Financial Aid will be unable to proceed with processing until after the grades are posted for the current term.

Total and Permanent Disability Cancellation Form - Loan Discharge Form

Verification of Non-Filing Letter Instructions

Graduate/Doctoral Students - Graduate PLUS Loan Online Application - Federal Financial Aid eligibility must be exhausted prior to application.

Financial Aid Policies & Information

2018-2019 Satisfactory Academic Progress and Appeals Policy

2019-2020 Financial Aid Award Offer Information Letter - coming soon

2018-2019 Financial Aid Award Offer Information Letter

Federal Return to Title IV Policy

Register to Vote

Parental Forms

2018-2019: FALL 2018, SPRING 2019, SUMMER 2019

2018-2019 Parent PLUS Denial Options Form - To be completed by the student if the Parent PLUS Loan Application was denied.

2018-2019 Parent PLUS Title IV Form - To be completed by the parent who applied for the Parent PLUS Loan.

2018-2019 Parent PLUS Instructions

2019-2020: FALL 2019, SPRING 2020, SUMMER 2020 - coming soon