Returning Students - Application Process

Complete your FAFSA

  • School Code 001403FAFSA Icon
  • Application available January 1
  • Click the FAFSA icon to complete the application online
  • Before beginning your FAFSA the student and parent must apply for a PIN Number


The FAFSA Application priority date is March 15th for returning undergraduate students. 

This date is recommended in order to process your financial aid to meet your payment of educational expenses for the next academic year. 

‎Financial Aid Renewal

  • You must be registered full time for the upcoming semester
  • You must have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • You must maintain satisfactory academic progress
  • For renewal of need-based aid, you must demonstrate continued financial need
  • For academic scholarship renewal, recipients must maintain the required cumulative GPA for their specific scholarship

Check SHUawards for your Award package

SHU Awards IconStudents can access financial assistance information online including:‎‎‌

  • View your financial assistance awards
  • Accept your awards
  • View the status of your application
  • A list of documents received and documents outstanding
  • Monitor the status of student loans for the current year
Receiving your ID number and Pin number to SHUawards:
Log-in information remains the same from year to year. Students will log in using their 7-digit ID Number and their PIN. If you have forgotten your PIN, you may request it on the log-in page and it will be automatically emailed to you.