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Frequently Asked Questions

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FAFSA School Code = 001977



  • To discuss financial aid information by phone or in person, a consent to release form must be completed via your myGate account under the Academics tab.
  • MSU Financial Aid will never request personal identification or confidential information to access your account.
  • Visit the Bursar's Office  for upcoming dates/deadlines
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      Financial Aid Office

      Murray State University
      500 Sparks Hall
      Murray, KY 42071-3312


      (270) 809-2546
      (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

    • Financial Aid FAQs

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      • How do I apply for financial aid?

      • What determines how financial aid is awarded?

      • I am getting financial assistance from an outside scholarship, do I have to let you know?

      • How is financial aid given to me?

      • What happens if I withdraw for the semester and I have received financial aid?

      • What happens if I just quit going to class?

      • What do I have to do to maintain financial aid eligibility?

      • Do I have to apply for financial aid every year?

      • Is there financial aid available for summer school?

      • What is MSU's school code for the FAFSA?

      • What happens to my loan when I am done with school?

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