Types of Financial Aid

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JSU offers a variety of types of financial aid including Federal and State Grants, Federal Stafford Loans, Federal PLUS Loans and the Federal Workstudy Program. We also offer scholarships, veterans benefits and work with many outside resources.

Federal Pell Grant
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
Leveraging Assistance Education Partnership
Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant
Technology Scholarship Program for Alabama Teachers (TSPAT)
Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program
Alabama National Guard Assistance Program
Alabama Commission on Higher Education (ACHE)
Veterans Affairs
Vocational Rehab
Alabama State Nursing Scholarships

Federal Stafford Loans
Federal Stafford Subsidized Loans
Federal Stafford Unsubsidized Loans

Federal PLUS Loans
Federal Parent PLUS Loans
Federal Graduate PLUS Loans


Federal Workstudy Program
University Aid

Veterans Affairs

Outside Resources

2013-2014 Preference Deadline:
March 15, 2013

Application Deadlines:
Term Deadline

FALL 2013

Oct 18, 2013


Mar 14, 2014



May 4, 6 & 12 wk terms


June 4 wk term


June 6 wk term


July 4 wk term


** 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               
Fall 2013
Sept 3
Sept 10
Spring 2014 Jan 21 Jan 27
Summer 2014
- May 4, 6 & 12 wk
- June 4 wk    
- June 6 wk

- July 4 wk

Direct Loans
Master Promissory Note
Entrance Counseling

Exit Counseling

Graduate PLUS Loans
Entrance Counseling
Exit Counseling

Parent PLUS
Master Promissory Note

Office of Student Financial Services
700 Pelham Road North
107 Bibb Graves Hall
Jacksonville, AL 36265
Phone: 256-782-5006
Fax: 256-782-5476
Toll Free: 1-800-231-5291
Office Hours:
Please note that during peak times Office hours are subject to change.
Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm/CST