Returning Students - Application Process

Complete the FAFSA

  • School Code 001403FAFSA Icon
  • Application available October 1
  • Priority deadline is March 15
  • Click the FAFSA icon to complete the application online

‎Financial Aid Renewal

  • You must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • You must be registered for a full-time course load for the upcoming semester
    • If you will be registered as a Full-Time to Part-Time student, please visit here to see how your financial aid may be affected.
  • You must demonstrate continued financial need for renewal of need-based aid
  • You must have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Recipients must maintain the specific required cumulative GPA for Merit scholarship renewal 

Review your Award Package

‌‌Your SHUAwards Account: 

Log-in information remains the same from year to year. Students will log in using their 7-digit Student ID number and PIN. If you have forgotten your PIN, click Forgot Your PIN? in the LOG IN box for it to be emailed to you.

Returning students can do the following via SHUAwards:
  • view their financial assistance awards by semester
  • accept, reduce, or decline their award(s)
  • confirm the status of financial assistance documents (received, incomplete, etc.) 
  • review the financial assistance messaging relating to their award(s) 
  • view their loan history from the National Student Loan Database (NSLDS)