Applying for Financial Aid

To qualify for federal loans, you must:

  • Be accepted into a degree granting program
  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or eligible non-citizen as defined by the FAFSA
  • Not be in default on any federal student loans
  • Have registered with the Selective Service (if you are a male student)
  • Register for at least half-time* enrollment (per semester)
  • Meet the University satisfactory academic progress policy

*Half-time enrollment is considered 6 credits for undergraduate students and 5-8 credits for graduate students

Applying for Financial Aid Checklist

DEADLINE: Please be sure to have all documents submitted at least three weeks before the end of the semester if applying late.

Step 1

Step 2

  • After the FAFSA is submitted (with no errors or rejects), a financial aid file will be created and reviewed. Use school code 001402 for QU to receive your FAFSA results.
  • You will be contacted if any additional information is needed. Please be sure to check your QU email – all financial aid communication will be sent only to this email.
  • Access your award letter by visiting our secure website.

Step 3

  • Accept/Decline and be sure to submit your award letter.

Step 4

  • Sign your master promissory note (MPN) for the unsubsidized loan and complete your graduate student Entrance Loan Counseling
  • *Both of these items in step 5 must be completed before your federal funds can disburse to Quinnipiac.

The below forms are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader.

2015-2016 Forms