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Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

URGENT: The Fall 2016 Admissions Application Deadline has been extended to August 1st!!! Please spread the word to friends and family wanting to joining us in the Fall of 2016...THERE IS STILL TIME TO APPY! Click here to create an account and start the application process. 
If applying to be  a student in Fall 2016, please make sure to also complete your 2016-2017 FAFSA as the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will need this information to process your eligibility for Federal Aid. For FAFSA guidlines, please click here.  




The FAFSA for 2016-2017 is available now. Students are encouraged to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to complete their FAFSA. The IRS Data Retrieval Tool is available to students and parents 2-3 weeks after the IRS has accepted your Federal Income Tax Return electronically (8-11 weeks if the return was filed by mail).

The MSU Denver Scholarship application for the 2016-2017 aid year is AVAILABLE NOW on the Scholarship page. The priority deadline for applications is March 1, 2016. Applications are accepted until November 1, 2016. May 2, 2016 is the MSU Denver institutional scholarship priority deadline; complete your FAFSA and financial aid file by this date.

Summer Short Term Loan applications will be accepted beginning Monday, May 9th, 2016. All summer apps are subject to be held until spring grades post, based on the student’s current academic standing. Students must have a complete file with awards accepted/pending disbursement to qualify for a financial aid advance. For more info and the full criteria to qualify click here.

IMPORTANT: Email is the official form of communication at Metropolitan State University of Denver. All financial aid correspondence is sent to students via their MSU Denver Email accounts. Check your school email often.

If you would like to speak to a financial aid counselor, they are on-call from 8AM-4:30PM, Monday-Friday. Individual counselor schedules can be found by clicking the Counselor On-Call Schedule.



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