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FAFSA School Code = 001977
(800) 272-4678, ext 3
(270) 809-3116, fax
Office Hours University closure dates
Monday - Friday
January - May
8:00 am - 4:30 pm CST
June - July
7:30 am - 4:00 pm CST
August - December 8:00 am - 4:30 pm CST
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This change does not impact the longstanding provision that when the parents of a dependent student are divorced, the only parent that needs to provide information is the one that the student resided with for the greater portion of the 12 months preceding the completion the FAFSA.
If you would like to receive financial aid for the summer classes you are taking, click here to go to the summer application.
There is a limit on the maximum period of time that you can receive Direct Subsidized loans.
Statute: On July 6, 2012, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) was enacted (P.L. 112-141).
Limit on how many years a “first-time borrower” may receive subsidized loans.
1. Has no balance on any FFEL or Federal Direct Loan on July 1, 2013, or
2. Receives first Direct Loan (any type) on or after July 1, 2013.
All classes must count toward your degree to be given financial aid based on those classes. If any classes do not count toward the degree after funds are disbursed, monies must be returned to the originating programs and, as a result as you may owe to MSU.
General Information to assist you in your awards.
Financial Aid General Information
As of October 1, 2014, the sequester increased the origination fees charged to Direct Loan borrowers. The new loan fee percentages will apply only to loans where the first disbursement is made on or after October 1, 2014. The new loan fees are 1.073 percent for Federal Direct Subsidized Loans and Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans and 4.292 percent for Federal Direct PLUS Loans (both parent and graduate student PLUS Loans).
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