At Auburn, we believe financial barriers should never hinder your pursuit of knowledge and personal growth. A college degree is a significant investment in your future, and the Office of Financial Aid is dedicated to supporting you every step of the way.

FAFSA Application

Students applying for financial aid at Auburn University must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

FAFSA Updates


Types of Financial Aid

Auburn University offers various types of financial aid to help students cover their educational expenses.

  • Grants
  • Loans
  • Scholarships
  • Federal Work Study
  • Student Emergency Funds
  • Veterans Benefits

Types of Financial Aid

Apply for Aid

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is dedicated to helping you achieve your higher education goals. To make this process easier for you, please follow these simple steps when applying for financial aid.

Apply for Aid

Dates & Deadlines

Stay on top of important dates and deadlines and you’ll be one step closer to securing the financial aid and scholarships you seek.

View All Dates & Deadlines

News & Announcements

Latest Updates

2024-25 FAFSA Availability

The 2024-25 FAFSA is available. Please visit FAFSA Updates for application tips and revised deadlines.

Federal Direct Loan payments paused during COVID-19 resumed October 2023

Prepare for Student Loan Payments to Restart - For borrowers that had been in repayment prior to the COVID-19 payment pause and need to restart their payments.

Repaying Student Loans for the First Time - For borrowers who entered or will be entering repayment for the first time since the COVID-19 payment pause began.

Federal Fresh Start Program

The U.S. Department of Education has launched a “Fresh Start” program for borrowers who previously defaulted on federal student loans held by the Department of Education. If you have been ineligible for Title IV federal aid due to a federal loan default, you may reach out to our office at to see if you meet the qualifications for the Fresh Start program.

Direct Deposit

Refunds are direct deposited to the bank account that you provide on the AU Access My Finances tab. Please visit this link for more information.

Important Dates

Friday, July 5, 2024
Third Billing Due Date for Summer

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Fall schedule cancellations for non-payment of Summer/prior term charges

Friday, July 12, 2024
First Fall Bill Emailed to Students and Authorized Users

Saturday, August 3, 2024
Summer Commencement
Congratulations Graduates!

Monday, August 5, 2024
First Billing Due Date for Fall

Thursday, August 8, 2024
Fall schedule cancellations for non-payment of first half of Fall charges

Week of August 12 - August 16, 2024 
Fall disbursements and refunds

Thursday, August 15, 2024
Second Fall Bill Emailed to Students and Authorized Users

Monday, August 19, 2024
Fall classes begin
War Eagle!

Thursday, September 5, 2024
Second Billing Due Date for Fall


“Financial aid played a crucial role in my journey to attending Auburn. Taking the time to figure out finances and take action was the first step to investing in my future and getting to experience all that Auburn has to offer.”

Last updated: 06/13/2024