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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

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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 finaid7@auburn.edu 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, March 1, 2024
2024-25 Scholarship Application Deadline

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Billing Due Date

Week of April 1, 2024
Begin to send Federal Aid Offers for 2024-25

Monday, April 1, 2024
Summer and Fall Registration Begins

Friday, April 5, 2024
Billing Due Date

Friday, April 12, 2024
First Summer eBill emailed to students and Authorized users

Sunday, May 5, 2024
First Billing Due Date for Summer

Week of May 7, 2024
Summer Aid Disbursements and Refunds

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Second Billing Due Date for Summer

 

Spotlight

“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: 02/20/2024