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Applying for Financial Aid

Each year, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at 

If you need assistance with completing your FAFSA, please contact 800-4-FEDAID (800-433-3243) or an MSU financial aid counselor at 606-783-2011. 

Morehead State University's campus Federal School Code is 001976

All students are encouraged to complete their FAFSA on Oct. 1 or soon after for the following upcoming academic year.  MSU's priority deadline for receiving the results of a student's application for financial aid (FAFSA) is March 15. 

Please review the Student Financial Aid Timeline for other important financial aid dates.

FAFSA Form and FSA ID Tips for Parents


Complete Additional Financial Aid Forms

For all other financial aid forms (concurrent enrollment, faculty/staff tuition waivers, etc.) please visit our Financial Aid Forms page

Check your MSU Student Account & Email

Be sure to check your account and MSU email account weekly for updates from the Office of Financial Aid. 


Every year the U.S. Department of Education selects a percentage of financial aid applicants for a review of their financial aid information. This required process is known as verification